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of the public service: Post-Office Department, Appointment Office, January 22, 1861. Sir --In answer to the inquiry in your letter of the 15th to the Postmaster General, he instructs me to inform you that you were removed from the office of Postmaster at Paducah because you announced yourself as "devoutly in favor of disunion," and it is not considered prudent to retain in the service of the Government men openly seeking its overthrow. I am, respectfully, your obedient servant, Horatio King. First Assistant Postmaster General. John C. Noble, Esq., Paducah, Ky. As a rejoinder to the manifesto of a majority of the Virginia delegation, Senators Crittenden and Douglas, and Messrs. Malison, Boteler and Harris, of Virginia, of the House, have united in a letter to Hon. James Barbour, of the Virginia Legislature, giving assurance that the prospect of a peaceful and satisfactory settlement of troubles is better than at any previous time, and hourly brightening.
s of Thos. K. Davis, late sheriff of Prince William county; by Mr. Cowan, of compensating the Clerk of the House of Delegates and the Clerk of the Senate for extra service during the present session of the General Assembly; by Mr. Bisbie, of incorporating the American Agency; by Mr. Martin, of providing adequate compensation to the Commissioners appointed by Virginia to the Federal Government, and to the different States; by Mr. Garrett, of permitting the Board of Officers for the Regiment of King and Queen county, to have power to increase the number of regimental, battalion or company musters; by Mr. Crump, of referring so much of the report made by the Commissioners appointed under the act of Assembly of Jan. 20th, 1860, as refers to the sale of public arms, to the Committee on Military Affairs; by Mr. Randolph, of reporting a bill for the protection of sheep in the counties of Kanawha and Fayette; by Mr. Knotts, of incorporating a company to construct a railroad from some point on
ample has just occurred of the vigor and spirit with which Northern men defend their property when it is assailed. Upon the late false report of a conspiracy to seize the Brooklyn Navy-Yard, in addition to the usual military preparations, Chief Engineer King, in charge of the steam and other machinery, had under his charge twelve large steam boilers, (some of them on wheels,) and a number of powerful steam pumps and fire engines, to which he had ready for attachment India rubber hose, to lead The pumps could be put into operation at any time, throwing hundreds of tons of boiling hot water into the faces of the invaders, in the same manner that cold water is thrown from steam fire engines; "of course no number of men could stand one minute under such fearful and terrible havoc. This powerful weapon of defence, not heretofore known in warfare, is proposed by Mr. King to be applied to all fortifications and steamships of war, so that taking by storm or boarding would be impossible."