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From Norfolk. the weather — the health of Gen. Scott--Major Wm. Lamb--parade — death. [special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Norfolk, Oct. 3d, 1861. There is nothing of very special importance to-day to communicate from the seaport cities of Virginia. Suppose I give you something more about the state ofrts of the pure and good, are neglected and unseen. It has been stated here by a passenger who arrived in one of the steamers bearing a flag of truce, that Gen. Scott's health is exceedingly feeble, and it is believed that he cannot live much longer. Had that vain and presumptuous old enemy to the South, and especially to hiith all the honor due to his merits as a soldier — greatly overrated as they have been. In April, 1850, our city was visited by "the hero of Lundy's Lane," as Scott was called. He did not attract a large crowd. There seemed, indeed, but little curiosity to see the tall, fat, old General. A salute, however, was fired on his <
Suicide in Wilmington. --The Washington correspondent of the Baltimore Clipper, of the 25th, written the following to that paper on the 31th. A very painful case occurred here this morning, in the death by drinking laudanum of a young man aged about years, named Alexander Scott, a clerk in the Treasury Department. He was in the house of a woman of ill-fame at the time, and whether the rash act was caused by a of moral degradation or physical suffering or both; never, perhaps go in this world. What makes the he had an interesting family, consisting of a wife and three children.