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rning. Lewis Merritt, Sr., aged about 80 years, died in the same city on Saturday. The blacksmiths at the Gosport Navy-Yard are on a "strike." Cause — disagreement with the naval officers. General Wool has not been ordered to Fortress Monroe, or any other point of active war operations, as reported. The New Haven Journal says that the 2d Connecticut Regiment brought home with them 25 Negroes from Virginia. Henry Lindeman, an old and respectable planter of Cusohita Parish, La., was drowned in the Ouachita river last week. Gen. Watkina, commander of the Southern forces in Missouri, is a half brother of Henry Clay. The steamer Kanawha was burnt last Monday morning, forty miles below Memphis No lives lost. The Great Eastern sailed from Quebec for Liverpool on the 6th inst. taking 365 passengers. John E. Pardy has been arrested in Norfolk for uttering treasonable sentiments. A young man, named John Buford, was drowned at Lynchburg last Friday.
Runaway Negro. --Ranaway from the service of the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad Company, in June last, a slave named Abraham. He is about 25 years of age, 6 feet high, and of a dark brown color, usually wears a handkerchief on his head, and has a scar on his forehead or face. Abraham belongs to Capt. John Buford, of Bedford county, and it is supposed that he is now about Richmond, or at one of the volunteer encampments. A liberal reward will be paid for him. E. H. Gill, Gen'l Sup't. Va. & Tenn. Railroad. Lynchburg, July 16, 1861. jy 16--lm