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destroyed or are occupied by emigrants who have purchased them at a low price, and who struggle on from year to year against poverty and ruin. I have never seen a more desolate, God forsaken looking town, not even in Bohemia, or on the steppes of Wallachia. Once it was a place of some note, and bid fair to be a powerful rival of the port of Haarlem, which afterwards became New York!. It was settled by a company of Scotchmen, as its name would indicate, immediately after the settlement of James town by the English. It was first laid out upon the Potomac, but as the bay was capacious and, the river navigable for some five miles, it was removed up the Quantico to its present location. It grew very rapidly, and was soon the most important town in the whole country. Long before the United States existed as an independent government, when Virginia was a colony of Great Britain, Dumfries was a thriving place, and contained several large were houses, numerous stores, a church, a court-hou