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Death of an old citizen. --Mr. Jos. Allen, a well known resident of this city, died yesterday, after a short illness, in the 66th year of his age. A friend furnishes the following biographical sketch: Mr. Allen came to Richmond about the year 1815, was appointed Deputy Clerk of the Court of Appeals on the 29th of November, 1817. On the 11th March, 1818, he was appointed Clerk problem. On the 17th February, 1823 he was appointed Clerk of the Court in place of Harrison Dance, resigned, whichMr. Allen came to Richmond about the year 1815, was appointed Deputy Clerk of the Court of Appeals on the 29th of November, 1817. On the 11th March, 1818, he was appointed Clerk problem. On the 17th February, 1823 he was appointed Clerk of the Court in place of Harrison Dance, resigned, which post he held till the day of his death. He was a kind husband and father, and a generous friend. He accumulated a large fortune by his industry, and was a man of the most discerning judgment. He possessed many traits which were admired and cherished by many friends, who condole with the interesting family who are left to mourn his loss.
nday has arrived. She left at the Inlet the steamer Port Royal, from New York — all well; also the steamers New Brunswick and Louisiana, with many of the wounded in the recent battle at Newbern. The Peabody touched at Hampton Roads. Among the passengers by the Peabody are Lieut. Col. Potter, of the fifty-first Massachusetts regiment, who was seriously wounded at Newbern. Among the remains of the killed, which are brought by this steamer, are Chaplain Barton, Capt. Johnson, and Lieut. Allen, of the first New York, and Lieut. Mallory, of the 9th New Jersey. An expedition had been sent against Washington, a small town on Pamlico river. It consists of several gunboats and the Massachusetts 24th regiment. The expedition to Beaufort had not reported back when the steamer left, except the capture of the steamer Nashville by our blockading squadron, as the was attempting to leave the place on the appearance of our troops. This is the account brought by the Peabody, but