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The Weather, yesterday, was rainy and disagreeable, and business generally in the city, of all sorts and descriptions, rather inactive in consequence. James River, at this point, has within the past two days risen six or eight feet. The water continued to rise yesterday. Mayo's island, at the south of the toll-bridge, was nearly covered, though we believe none of the lumber owned by Messrs. John & George Gibson, who have a saw-mill thereon, was lost, owing to timely precautionary measures. Sundry animals were drowned. One cow, alive and kicking, floated past Mayo's bridge about twelve o'clock, evidently an unwilling voyageur, though unable to extricate itself from surrounding difficulties. The wharves at Rocketts were submerged, though no particular damage was done, save that which was consequent on the introduction of the surplus fluid, which blocked up the streets and impeded locomotion. Extra moorings were required by some of the vessels at the wharves, to prevent the