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Affairs in Texas.

Mobile, Sept. 9.
--Excellent wages are paid in Texas for field hands. Negroes sell at from three to four thousand dollars each. Upwards of a hundred thousand slaves have arrived from Louisiana and Mississippi. Planters and speculators are going beyond Shreveport to purchase or hire.

Good beef on the foot sells at eight cents per pound; vegetables are cheap; cattle bring thirty dollars a head; coffee thirty-five cents per pound; silver five dollars in currency at Brownsville, Texas. Planters are cheerfully according tithes to the Government.

Thirty-two of Lincoln's Louisiana overseers are at Huntsville, to be sent to Eagle Pass for their liberation. The country in that region is a desert.

Foolish reports are spread through Texas like wildfire. It is reported that President Davis and Gen. Bragg are both dead, and that Gen. Lee has been superceded. Gen. Taylor is in great repute.

Pendleton has been elected Governor by a small majority. Herbert, Sexton, and Branch are elected to Congress.

Military matters are quiet. The people and troops are prepared to repel invasion.

The health of the State is good.

The Indians on the frontier are troublesome.

An average of fourteen vessels are constantly off Galveston, blockading the harbor. Great confidence is felt in Gen. Magruder.

The crops in Texas are unprecedentedly large. Wheat and corn enough are made to supply the western bank of Mississippi for two years to come, if not a grain is sown in the interval. The summer has been very dry.

Cotton picking commenced in August. About one hundred and fifty thousand bales of the old crop are now in the State.

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