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Richmond Circuit Court.

--Wm. F. Brooking, of Orange county, came, by counsel, before the Court yesterday, under a writ of habeas corpus, asking to be discharged from the military service of the Confederate States on account of being a Justice of the Peace. J. H. Gilmer, Esq., appeared for the petitioner, and Jas. Reeson, Esq., and Col. T. P. August, Chief of the Conscript Bureau, representing the Government. The petitioner represents that he volunteered in the Confederate service, and that being subsequently elected a Justice of the Peace in the county from which he volunteered, he applied for a discharge, which was refused him, and he now comes before the Court asking an exemption. After a full hearing of the facts, &c., in the case, the Hon. Judge kept it open for a few days to enable counsel to get in more testimony.

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