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rrested and brought to Virginia. --W. M. Brown, Marshal of Nashville, Tennessee, arrived in Richmond last night, having in custody a young white man named James O. Davis, a native of Louise county, in this State, who is charged with having run off two negro slaves, the property of Mrs. Susannah Mills, wife of Andrew O. Mills sner was deposited in the cage last night for safe keeping. When he was first arrested in Tennessee, the Marshal started with him for Virginia without ironing him. Davis gave him the slip, and fled to Tallahatchie county, Mississippi, where he was discovered and re-arrested. He was surrendered on the requisition of Governor Letcher. The Marshal was accompanied thither by W. B. Marshall, Captain of one of the Mississippi volunteer companies. The prisoner, Davis, is represented to be a cute fellow, "up to snuff" generally, and in swindling particularly. He, however, tells the Marshal that the negroes which he is accused of stealing were sold by Andrew
President Davis. --We are requested to announce that the President will receive visitors at the Governor's Mansion to-day. The reception of ladies will be from eleven to twelve, and of gentlemen from twelve to half-past 1 o'clock.
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.the Government loan — movements of President Davis--the crops, &c. Montgomery, Ala., May 26th, 1861. I reached here a few days ago, and am gratified to find that the authorities are fully alive to the great crisis in our affairs and prepared to exhaust all the resources of the country in the maintenance of our cause.--Congress has authorized a war loan of $50,000,000, and empowered the President at his discretion to increase the army of volunteers to 150,000 men. The seat of Government is to be changed for the time being to Richmond, where the archives of the Government and the Secretaries of State will be duly installed by the 1st of June. President Davis will no doubt be in Virginia before you get this to take the command in the field of all the troops concentrated there for our defence. He will be worth fifty thousand men to our cause, and will soon teach Lincoln's myrmadons that our country is never to be subdued while
ulation of Lynchburg, with very few exceptions, have organized them selves into military companies, and are resolved to defend their adopted State against the unholy war which the North is waging upon us, to the last man. The New York "Tribune" says there are at least three hundred officers in the Lincoln army and navy who will betray the cause the first opportunity. Eight thousand Texans, completely organized as Cavalry. Infantry and Artillery, have offered their services to President Davis, in addition to her quota of men to be furnished in compliance with his requisition. The distillery of Messrs. Harrel & Arter, at Cairo, has been torn down to give room for a portion of the fortifications the Federal forces are erecting. The cotton mills at Webster, Mass. have been stopped. Large numbers of persons have thus been thrown out of employment. The editors of the Raleigh Register have been elected Printers to the Convention of North Carolina. An extensiv