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Financial and Commercial.

--Since our last report there has been no very heavy transactions by the brokers in specie, and very little change in the rates of exchange. We quote gold as follows: Buying rates $11, selling price $12. Silver — buying at $8.50, and selling at $10. Bank Notes--Virginia bank notes are bought at $2, and sold at $2.50; North Carolina, buying at $2.50 and selling at $3; South Carolina and Georgia, buying at $3 and selling at $3.25.

State Bonds.--Va. coupon, 406; Va. reg'd, long dates, 200; Va. reg'd, past due, 172 to 175. North Carolina 6's, old issue, coupons, 440 to 441; new issue, 209; 8 per cents., new issue, 226.

City Bonds.--Richmond city at 233; Lynchburg coupons 216; City of Charleston 6 per ct, reg'd 150.

Railroad Bonds and Stocks.--Richmond and Danville 6 per ct. bonds 223; Orange and Alexandria, 1st mortgage, 202 1-2; 2d mort., 6 per ct., 190; Richmond and Danville stock 200; Old Dominion Insurance Co. 56.

Bank Stock.--Farmers' Bank stock, 150; Bank of Commonwealth, 152 1-2; Bank of Richmond, 116 1-2; Bank of Virginia, 111; Traders' Bank, 152.

Confederate Stocks and Bonds.--We quote as follows: Cotton int. loan, at 148 1-2; 100 15 mil. loan 127 1-2; convertibles, 112 1-2; 7 per cent., 100 to 102; 6 per cent, 95; 7-30 Treasury notes, per and interest.

Grain.--There are no regular transactions in grain outside the price fixed by the Government, viz: $5 per bushel for wheat.

Flour.--At the mills superfine flour is selling at $26 50. Outside quotations from $34 to $36 for superfine, and $42 to $45 for extra.

Corn Meal.--The last sales made of this article that we have heard of were at $11.

Country Produce and Vegetables.--Bacon, hoground, $2 50 to $2 75; Lard, $1 90 to $2; Butter $3 50 to $4; Eggs, $1 90 to $2; Irish Potatoes, $6 to $6 50; Onions, $20 to $25 per bushel; Tallow Candles, $3 50; Salt, 50 to 55 cents.

Groceries.--Coffee — Java, $8 52; Rio, $7 to $7 50; Sugar, $2 75 for brown; no crushed in market; N. O. Molasses, $16; Sorghum Molasses, $9 50.

Liquors.--Whiskey, $30 to $40, as to quality; Apple Brandy, good article, $35.

Fresh Meats and Poultry.--Good Beef, in the market, yesterday morning, brought 75 cents per pound by the quarter; Geese, $8 to $10 per pair, Chickens, $4 to $6, according to size and quality.

Leather.--Sole Leather $5 50 to 6; Harness do. $5 50 to 6; Upper do. $6 50 to 7. Hides are quoted at $1 50 for dry; $1 for salted green, and 60c for green.

Tobacco.--Common article, not sound, 75 cents to $1 25; medium, pounds and half pounds, $1 50 to $2 for dark; good, medium, bright, $2 25 to $2 75; fine bright, $3 to $3 75. There is a better demand for the several brands within the past few days.

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