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Miscellaneous cases. --A number of parties were put in "Castle Godwin" yesterday, among them Captain Jas. Leonard, of New York, as a Federal spy.--Philip Helfrick, of Richmond, for selling liquor.--Henry L. Pelouse, Richmond. [Mr. P. is a native of Philadelphia, and was in business here as a type maker. He was among the first to take the oath of allegiance to the C. S. A. The grounds of arrest we are not advised of.]--Wm Read, a citizen of Prince George county, was arrested on suspicion of disloyalty.--Officer Goodrich succeeded yesterday, in Petersburg, Va., at the Bolingbrook Hotel, in getting possession of the baggage of George Elam, heretofore arrested for counterfeiting Confederate States Treasury notes, and on searching found $696 worth of ten-dollar notes already signed, and a $1,080 not signed; also, the ink and other articles and implements used in perpetrating the fraud.--Five men are now under arrest for robbing the Treasury Department.--Wm. A. Monoure, Second Auditor
Arrest of a Lunatic. "A man calling himself C. C. Lee, and hailing from Prince George county, advertised in the newspapers on Saturday his intention of delivering a religious lecture or discourse on the Capitol Square on Sunday. It seems he did so, but afterwards proceeded to get off, at the base of the Washington Monument, something in favor of the reconstruction of the Union. This being a subject on which debate is inadmissible, the orator was taken in custody by Capt. Macubbin, who deposited him in Castle Godwin. When carried there Lee asked to be put in a room will the word subjects, as he wished to correct them. His wish was granted.
at $9, or $10, per month, and one nation. Let a monthly return be made of the number of this of persons employed on vessel u your command. I am, respectfully your ob't er 't G son Weller. Release of Confederate prisoners. The following named persons were released from military custody, by military, authority, from the old Capital prison, at Washington, last week, after taking the oath of allegiance: William Mathews, Loudoun county, Va. Edward H. Wyvill, Prince George's county, Md.; Edward Matzine Switzerland; John M. S. Ireland Wm. F. Luckett, Loudoun county, Va; John R. Goodwin, Stafford County. Va; Anthony McGee, Fairfax county, Va.; John A. Alther, Page county, Va.; Francis M. Shank, Page county, Va.; Thomas W. Paynter, Jefferson county, Va.; After I E. Lay, Franklin parish, La., James Wynklar, Jefferson county, Va.; James Frazier Stafford county, Va.; James L. er, Stat ford county, Va.; Frederick A. Orison, Loudoun county. Va.; Henry F. Weekle, Rocki
Pardoned. --A man named Edward Dunnavant was pardoned and released from the Penitentiary on Friday by Gov. Letcher. Dunnavant was tried before Judge Nash about four years since in the Circuit Court of Prince George county, and sent up for six years for burglary and larceny. The exploits of Dunnavant, at the time of their occurrence, created a considerable excitement in the region round about Petersburg, where the prisoner and his exploits were familiar to the old-fashioned people of that locality.
degree dangerous. A just discreetness and a wise forbearance are to be hoped for, however, in the premises. Since the difficulty motioned yesterday, with the 76th New York regiment resisting the civil police in the reclamation of fugitive slaves from among them on write issued under the law, we have had another episode — a military guard going last night, by order of Gen. Wadsworth, the military. Governor, to the jail to take away a colored girl belonging to Mrs. Allnott, of Prince George's county, Maryland, and because of the jailor (Mr. B. Milburn) declining to deliver her up, placing him and the Deputy Marshal (Mr. Phillips) under a military arrest, and taken possession of the keys of the prison and the prison itself. These two officials were taken to the guard house, while Messrs Joseph H. Bradley and James M Carlisle, both prominent members of the bar, the first council for the claimant of the slave, who in the meantime went to the jail in their official capacity, were held w
Death of a brave man. Capt. Jame B. Brower, of the Nansemond Cavelry, died at the residence of his brother in Prince George county, a few days since. He had been in command of this spirited envalry company for nearly a year, and had performed much service in the vicinity of Pertamouth and the Albemarie region of North Carolina. His very name was a terror to the Yankees and Union men in the vicinity of Edenton and Elizabeth City. He was a brave man. When his bealth failed he resigned his commond and yielded to death. Capt. Brewer leaves an interesting family at Suffolk.
Negroes for sale. --Twenty-five or thirty likely negroes, women and children, in families, just from the country. Apply to me, at the Rolling brook Hotel, Petersburg, or to Mr. Reuben Ragland, alse of Petersburg. I want to Hire, on my Coggins' Point Farm, in Prince George county, Wheat Cutters, Dinders and Shockers. The highest prices will be given; or I will give one-half the crop — supposed 5,000 bushels, for cutting and threshing the other half, and delivering it in the city of Petersburg. je 27--2t* R Ruffin, Jr.
Negroes for sale. --Twenty-five or thirty likely Negroes, women and children, in families, just from the country. Apply to me, at the Bollingbrook Hotel, Petersburg, or to Mr. Reuben Ragland, also of Petersburg. I want to Hire, on my Coggins' Point Farm, in Prince George county, Wheat Cutters, Dinders and Shockers. The highest prices will be given; or I will give one-half the crop — supposed 5,000 bushels, for cutting and threshing the other half, and delivering it in the city of Petersburg. je 27--2t* E. Ruffin, Jr.
a few miles below, but that it was not of long duration. A considerable number of prisoners were brought in yesterday. It appears from all accounts that McClellan's army, after the battle of Tuesday, continued to make a rapid retreat, but with what success remains yet to be developed. A report came from Petersburg last evening that the Federals were landing on the South side of James river, below City Point, with the supposed intention of making a diversion in the direction of Prince George county. Whether this report be authentic or otherwise, the enemy will make no movement that is not closely watched by our Generals, and should he attempt to retrieve his heavy disasters of the past week, a bold and gallant army will be ready to confront him. A large number of wagons, abandoned by the Yankees on their retreat from the line of the Chickahominy, will be speedily transferred to Richmond, filled with commissary and other stores. The York River train last evening brought up
eat crashing was heard in the river, and it is conjectured that collisions occurred among the vessels in their haste to get beyond the reach of danger. At daylight yesterday morning the entire fleet had disappeared, and great commotion was visible in McClellan's camp. The only casualties reported on our side were caused by an accident to one of the guns, by which one man was killed and six were wounded--two of the number, belonging to Page's battery, badly. Coggin's Point is in Prince George county, about forty miles from Richmond by the river route, but less than thirty in a direct line. Observations made on Wednesday revealed about 150 Federal vessels at Harrison's Landing, nearly opposite, comprising vessels of every description, among them some very fine steamers. On the same day four large transports, crowded with troops, came up the river. The fleet was lying quietly at anchor, and no unusual movement was noticed in the vicinity. Additional Particulars. A member
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