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r fear that the impression may get abroad that the Confederate naval force in the late fight off Mobile Point was in any manner equal to that of the enemy, the Savannah Republican gives the following statement on the authority of an officer well acquainted with the same: The Tennessee is an iron-clad, after the style of the Merrimac (Virginia), mounting six guns. She has 5-inch plates on the sides and 6-inch on the ends of her inclined shield. Her battery was two 7-inch and four 6.42 Brooke rifles. Her commander was James D. Johnson, with Lieutenants William L. Bradford, A. D. Wharton and F. J. McDermott. The Gaines and Morgan were sister vessels, with their engines (high-pressure) partially protected by 10-inch plates; magazine not entirely below the water-line. They each mounted two banded 32- pounder rifles of fifty-seven hundred weight, four smooth 32's, of fifty-seven hundred weight, and four smooth-bore 32's, of forty-two hundred weight. The Gaines was commanded by Fi
kinson & Co., Auctioneers. Receiver's Sale of Negroes.--In pursuance of an order of the District Court of the Confederate States for the Eastern District of Virginia, made on the 10th day of August, 1864, in the matter of L. J. Bowden, an alien enemy, dec'd, I shall sell at public auction, for cash, at the auction store of Messrs. Hill, Dickinson & Co., in the city of Richmond, on Wednesday, the 17th day of August, instant, at ten o'clock A. M., the following Slaves, to wit: Alice Johnson, a negro woman, aged twenty-two years: James, son of Alice, aged three years. Cloe Green, a negro woman, aged thirty-two years. Mary, child of Cloe, aged ten years. Levi, child of Cloe, aged eight years. Franklin, child of Cloe, aged six years. Ben, child of Cloe, aged four years. Nellie Redman, aged thirty-two years. Delphi, child of Nellie, aged nine years. Henry L. Brooke, Receiver, District No. 3. Hill, Dickinson & Co., Auctioneers. au 11--tds