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Illness of Wm. Ballard Preston. --The Lynchburg Virginian learns that the Hon. Wm. Ballard Preston is lying dangerously ill at his residence in Montgomery county, Virginia. Illness of Wm. Ballard Preston. --The Lynchburg Virginian learns that the Hon. Wm. Ballard Preston is lying dangerously ill at his residence in Montgomery county, Virginia.
politely, and ordered a steamboat to be mended to convey him to the truce steamer from Fortress Monroe. He was placed in the charge of Col. Mulligan, who conducted him to the boat. Before going on board his baggage was examined by detectives. His trunk, a plain wooden box, was bored for a false bottom, concealing dispatches, but nothing was discovered, and he sent along. When he saw the boat approaching from the Fortress, with the stars and stripes floating, he could not help exclaiming, as he stood on the deck of the rebel steamer, "I bless God that I see once more that brilliant banner."Capt. Preston, commander of the steamer, told him he could not blame him for expressing such a sentiment. Mr. Ely brings with him several presents from citizens of Richmond, among which is a handsome writing case, given him by a young lady. The Richmond Prison Association, of which Mr. Ely was President, refused to elect a successor, and is left under the charge of its Vice-President.