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Tobacco. --From a statement furnished by the inspectors of tobacco at the different ware-houses in this city, for the nine months ending 30th ult., it appears that the inspections for the month of June, 1860, and 1861, are as follows: 1860.1861. Shockoe Warehouse2,654310 Public Warehouse1,766261 Seabrook's Warehouse939126 Dibrall's Warehouse8869 Mayo's Warehouse525293 6,770999 999 Decrease5,771 The total inspections in this city for the last nine months is 20,436, against 27,602 hhds. for the same period of the previous year. The stock on hand 1st of July in this city is near 8,000 hhds. The recent advance in the price of good shipping and fine manufacturing tobacco will doubtless cause the planters to send it forward more freely.
them down the necessary bedding. There is every appearance of great uneasiness exhibited at the Fort. Chevaux-de-frise are being thrown up and active preparations being made to protect the Fort from an assault. At any other period than the present, the ridiculous alarm exhibited by the troops in and around the city would be a matter of much amusement. The following is the proclamation under which these arrests were perpetrated: Headquarters, Dep't of Annapolis, Fort McHenry, July 1. In pursuance of orders issued from the headquarters of the Army at Washington, for the preservation of the public peace in this department, I have arrested, and do now detain in custody of the United States, the late members of the Board of Police, Messrs. Chas. Howard, Wm. Gatchell, Chas. Hinks, and John W. Davis. The incidents of the past week afforded full justification for this order, The headquarters, under the charge of the Board, when abandoned by the officers, resembled in som
al troops express themselves sadly disappointed at not taking or killing Johnson, as he has been a very troublesome man to the Unionists by reason of his thorough knowledge of the localities thereabout. Affairs in Alexandria. Alexandria, July 1. --The Confederate killed by the Pennsylvania 4th picket, named Henry C. Hanes, is a well-known citizen of Richmond, and orderly sergeant of the Letcher Guards. He was buried to-day by citizens here, his body having been transferred to thehas gone to Clarksburg on the Parkersburg road. General Morris is in command of the Phillippi forces. The troops here and those stationed along the railroad from Parkersburg and Wheeling to Piedmont are commanded by General Hill. Grafton, July 1.--A skirmish took place at Bowman's, twelve miles from Cheat river bridge, yesterday, between portions of the 15th and 16th Ohio and the first Virginia (Union) Regiments and a company of Secession cavalry. The Federal troops were sent to pro
Correspondence of the Richmond DispatchMathias' Point — engagement There — the enemy routed--nine Yankees certainly killed, &c. Port Conway, Va., July 1. Our hitherto quiet little county, which has almost grown proverbial for the peaceable and law-abiding character of its citizens, and so free from public commotions of any sort that it has been regarded by some of our neighboring counties as comparatively insignificant, has suddenly become the theatre of important military operations. Point Mathias, fifteen miles below and in sight of Aquia Creek, has for some time past been nursed by the enemy with steam-tugs, and occasionally with ships of a larger growth; but no serious attempt was made by the vandals to land and obtain a foothold possession of the Point, until a few days ago. On Thursday last, a company of 75 Yankees landed under the guns of a steamer, and undertook the erection of a battery a few yards from the edge of a high bluff that overlooks the Potomac for ma