taining 676 acres, to Messrs. T. I. Grymes and Charles Berry, for $9,000.
Sixty-two workmen were discharged from the Gosport Navy Yard on Wednesday last mostly from the ship-building department and the bolt-driving and laboring gangs.
Oliver I. Taylor, editor of the Burlington (Iowa) Journal, died on the 26th ult. He was from Wheeling, Va.
A census is shortly to be taken of the inhabitants of Cuba, by order of the Queen of Spain.
The last census was taken in 1836.
Rev. David Clattery, a Roman Catholic priest, died at Sacramento, Cal., on the 8th ultimo.
The small-pox is making sad ravages at Puerto Principe, Cuba.
Entire families have been swept away by this loathsome disease.
Mrs. Margaret Burns died in Baltimore, on the 2d inst., from an over-dose of opium, taken to relieve pain.
The New York Tribune states that Gerrit Smith has withdrawn his libel suit against the New York Vigilance Committee for $3,000.
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