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Crops in Georgia. --The Albany (Ga.) Patriot, of the 16th inst., says: We are informed by some of our oldest and most experienced farmers that the grain crops were never more promising — an anusual quantity having been sown. Some planters have discarded cotton entirely and have turned their attention to the cultivation of grain. This independent spirit shows that they are for once determined to live within themselves and no longer be dependent on the North or West for their productions. Cotton is promising. The weather pleasant and the health of the country good.
go. The Charlotte Cavalry, about 90 strong, commanded by Capt. J. G. Smith, left for Camp. Ashland on the 15th of the present month. It is a company composed of the heart material, thoroughly equipped and aimed and as ready and capable to hurl themselves with as much daring and intrepatry against the vandals of the North as the Mamelukes of Egypt did against the legions of Napoleon. I witnessed the departure of the "Clarkesville Blues," commanded by Captain G. W. Emtey, on the 16th instant, for Richmond.-- They went off in fine spirits, and, like the Roman Senator at the gat of Pompell, were willing for poster to find their skeletons and their armors where duty required them to stand. This company is composed of the elite of the Clarkesvile vicinity — men who have abandoned the genial pursuite of literature and professional life for the more arduous duties of the camp. The "Chambliss Grays," Captain Baskerville, a fine looking and gallant company, left the same mornin
Nomination. --The Union Congressional Convention for the First District of Maryland met at Denton, Caroline county, on the 16th instant, and unanimously nominated Hon. J. W. Crisfield as the Union candidate for Congress.