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ntered the office, cleared it of every thing it contained, and burned the contents in the street. Mr. Emery, the editor of the paper, escaped unharmed. A man who made some demonstrations in opposition to the acts of the mob, was badly used, but was finally rescued and put in jail. Judge Catron, of the United States Supreme Court, was expelled from Nashville, Tenn., by a Vigilance Committee, for his refusal to resign his office under the United States Government.--Baltimore American, August 14. Gen. Wool was ordered to the command of the Southeastern District of Virginia, Headquarters at Fortress Monroe.--The Eleventh Regiment of New York Volunteers (First Fire Zouaves) left Washington for New York.--Troy Times, August 13. Twenty-two released prisoners of war arrived at Fortress Monroe from Norfolk, Va., under a flag of truce. They comprise the following persons:--Surgeons, Edward T. Taylor, First New Jersey; Jacob A. Stewart, First Minnesota; Eugene Peugnet, Seventy-
notes. William Gray, Franklin Haven, and J. Amory Davis were chosen a committee by the Boston bank directors to confer with the committees of the New York and Philadelphia banks in regard to the Government loan. The meeting adopted the following instructions to the Committee: That the Committee be authorized to say to the gentlemen of the Committees from the New York and Philadelphia banks, that, in the judgment of the gentlemen here assembled, the banks and bankers of Boston and of the State of Massachusetts and its people are prepared, ready, willing, and determined to do all in their power, in view of their duty to themselves, their trusts and their country, to aid it in suppressing the present rebellion by furnishing men and money to the utmost extent of their ability, now, henceforth and forever. --N. Y. Evening Post, August 14. General Pope, at St. Louis, Mo., issued a general order, establishing regulations for the navigation of the Missouri River.--(Doc. 181.)
August 14. Jefferson Davis, at Richmond, Va., issued a proclamation, notifying all residents of the Confederate States, who do not acknowledge the authority of the same, to leave the Confederacy in forty days from the date of the proclamation.--(Doc. 182.) Robert Muir, of Charleston, S. C., and cousin of the British contional Intelligencer, August 16. Proclamation of martial law, as follows, was made in St. Louis, Missouri: Headquarters Western Department, St. Louis, August 14. I hereby declare and establish martial law in the city and county of St. Louis. Major J. McKinstry, United States Army, is appointed provost-marshal. All orter three months service in the cause of the General Government. They have been operating in the region of country near Harper's Ferry, Va.--Baltimore American, August 14. Bishop Whittingham of Maryland issued a pastoral letter to the clergy and laity of his diocese, with reference to the approaching fast-day.--(Doc. 185.)
een and forty-five within the respective counties of each State, giving the name, age, and occupation of each. The United States steam-frigate Lackawanna, was launched at Brooklyn, L. I.--Jeff. Thompson, the rebel commander, sent a flag of truce to General Hovey, who occupied Oldtown, thirty miles below Helena, Ark., demanding the surrender of all negroes within his lines, or prepare to fight. Hovey dismissed the flag, and started in pursuit, with ten days rations.--Memphis Bulletin, August 14. General McClellan issued an order from the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac at Harrison's Landing, Va., for the purpose of carrying into effect the views and directions of President Lincoln, as contained in his executive order of the twenty-second July, relative to the seizure of property real or personal, in any of the nine rebellious States, which might be necessary or convenient for the use of the armies of the United States. Recruiting for the Union army was, about th
n troops under the command of Colonel Buell, Seventh Missouri cavalry, and a superior force of rebel guerrillas under Colonel Hughes, resulting in the defeat of the Unionists and the capture of the town by the rebels.--(Doc. 178.) A party of Jeff. Thompson's rebel cavalry surprised a company of the Third Wisconsin regiment, at a point eleven miles east of Helena, Ark., but were compelled to retire after a short but destructive battle. Several rebels were captured.--Memphis Bulletin, August 14. A detachment of the Eleventh Illinois cavalry, sent from Bolivar, Tenn., attacked some guerrillas at Salisbury, five miles east of Grand Junction, capturing a rebel captain and twenty-seven horses and mules, and dispersing the guerrillas. Samuel H. Elbert, Acting Governor of Colorado Territory, issued a proclamation urging the assessors of the several counties, in view of the probability of the Colorado regiments being ordered by the United States Government for service out of
August 14. The Grenada (Miss.) Appeal of this day published the following: In another column, this evening, will be found the order of the Adjutant-General of Rhode Island, calling for a regiment of colored persons, who will constitute a part of the quota from that State. The gentleman of color has at last turned up by authority, to the eternal disgrace of the twenty millions of whites who thus acknowledge their inability to conquer seven millions. Whenever this regiment appears on the field let the black flag be raised. D. A. Mahoney, editor of the Dubuque (Iowa) herald, was arrested by the United States Marshal. Mr. Mahoney was charged with discouraging enlistments. The Thirty-third regiment of Massachusetts volunteers, commanded by Colonel Albert G. Maggi, left Lynnfield for Washington.--A slight skirmish took place near Helena, Arkansas, between a scouting-party of National troops, who were looking after cotton, and a body of rebel guerrillas, resulting in the d
August 14. Major-General Warren assumed temporary command of the Second army corps of the army of the Potomac.--A small party of rebels made a descent upon Poolesville, Md., capturing the telegraph operator and his instruments, and destroying the wires. After robbing the merchants in the village, they retired.--Brigadier-General Thomas Welch, commanding the First division of the Ninth army corps, died at Cincinnati, Ohio.