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Monday, Aug. 24, 1863.

Bonds and Stocks.--Prices have undergone no change since the recent auction sale. The prices then established and those fixed by private sale are as follows:

Confederate Bonds, 15,000,000 loan, coupon, 187 1-2, last sales; Confederate cotton loan, 150 and int; Bonds of 100 M. loan, 102a111 and int.; do., short dates, 96 and int.; Virginia reg'd bonds, 205a210; North Carolina 6's, old issue, 440; do. 8's, 176 and int.; City of Richmond bonds, 235 and int.; Rich. and York R. R. R. bonds, 160 and int.; Va. and Tenn. R. R. do., 2d mort., 231 and int.; Rich. and Danville R. R. do., 225; Va. Central R. R., 1st mort., 231 and int.; do. do., dividend bonds, 102 and int. Rich. and York R. R. R. stock, 77; Va. Central R. R. do, 119; Farmer's Bank, 148a150; Bank of Commonwealth, 146; Bank of Richmond, 113; Bank of Virginia, 105; Old Dominion Ins. Co., 54 Ins. Co. State of Virginia, 51; Rich. Imp'g and Exp'g Co., 1,000a1,100, (par 500;) Old Dominion Trading Co., 4,050, (par 5,000;) James River and Kanawha Co., 20.

Produce, Provisions, &c.--Apples, per bbl., $25a35. Bacon $1.80a2, with an upward tendency; supply limited.--Butter $2 per lb. Cheese $1.25a1.50 per lb. Baled Hay $10 per 100 lbs; Sheaf Oats the same. Potatoes $5a7 per bushel. Corn $9a9.50 per bushel. Corn Meal $9.50 per bushel. Flour — Superfine $40, Extra $45, Family $50 per bbl., very little in first hands. Wheat — the millers are paying the Government price, $5 per bushel. The receipts are somewhat more liberal, but most of the farmers prefer to have their wheat ground on toll to selling at that price. Onions $12 per bushel. Eggs $1.25 per dozen. Lard $1.60a1.70 per lb. Candles — Tallow $2.75a3; Wax Tallow $3.50a4 per lb.--These quotations are wholesale. Retail prices are advanced according to the views of dealers.

Groceries.--Sugars have an advancing tendency; we quote prime brown at $1.90a2 per lb. Molasses $13a15 per gallon. Coffee $4a4.25 per lb. Rice 25a30 cts per lb. Salt 45 cts per lb. Soap 65ca$1.10, according to quality.

Tobacco is unchanged. We quote inferior lugs ot $13a18; good $20a25; fine bright $25a30; inferior leaf $30a35; good $40a50; fine shipping $60a70; fine manufacturing $75a100; fine bright wrappers $200a300, with occasional sales at higher figures.

Liquors.--Apple brandy $26 per gallon; corn whiskey $28a30; rye whiskey $32a50; rum $25a28; French brandy $80a90 per gallon.

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