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ive per cent notes." And, worst sign of all, the extravagance of the people is growing at a frightful rate. The recent barbarous expedition up the Peninsula — the reason King & Queen Court House was burnt — a Batch of Yankee lies. It appears that the recent raid up the Peninsula was undertaken by the Yankees with a view of revenging Dahlgren's death by rapine and murder. It was made by Kilpatrick and devised by Butler. The troops composing the expedition were the 11th Pa. cavalry, Wistar's brigade of negro infantry and a battery of artillery. The correspondent of the New York Herald, from which we get these facts, says: About the first thing done was to lay in ashes King and Queen county Court House. Not a building was left standing. The ruin of the town was complete. About twenty buildings constituted the town, and these old and mainly wooden structures. The affrighted rebels fled before the approach of our forces, but did not all escape. At Carleton's store, no