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Yankees in this subjugated town have been selling or stealing the property of the citizens. The prices at which real estate has been sold shows that they do not think much of their chance of holding the property. For instance, Judge Livingston's and Mr. Dawson's residences were sold at $5 each, and are occupied by Yankee teachers. Mr. Yulee's brought $200, and was purchased by the Colonel of the 11th Maine. Mrs. Mendenhall's was bought at $101 by a negro woman named Rachael, belonging to Mrs. Crichton, of St. Mary's. Dr. Lesesne's was bought at $60 by a Mrs. Call, a baker, from Jacksonville. Col. Conchman's was purchased at $200, and is occupied by Commissioner Reed. The brick block containing Savage and Wilson's stores was purchased by Robinson, of Jacksonville, for the sum of $400. A letter from Fernandina says: ‘ The town would scarcely be recognized by any of its former citizens. Most of the fences have been used for fuel, the weather-boarding of the unoccupied buildings has shared the same fate, while the shattered windows and doors and broken plastering tell a mournful rate of ruin and wanton destruction. The flower gardens are barren wastes, while the beautiful grove around the Park has been leveled. The Baptist Church has been converted into a theatre, the Presbyterian Church into an Academy of Science, where sundry Connecticut "school marks" are engaged in teaching the youthful ethloptans to sing hosannas in praise of freedom and "Marsa Linkum." All the iton, trucks, wheels, tools, and other materials of the Florida Railroad Company were bid off to Robinson at $500, shipped by him to New York. They were seized on their arrival in that city by the Yankee Government and sold at $16,000. ’
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