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ll differences growing out of a political separation, which they deemed essential to their happiness and well being, at the moment of its inauguration sent commissioners to Washington to treat for these objects, but that their commissioners were not received or even allowed to communicate the object of their mission, and that on a subsequent occasion a communication from the President of the Confederate States to President Lincoln remained without answer, although a reply was promised by General Scott, into whose hands the communication was delivered. That among the pretexts urged for the continuance of the war, is the assertion that the Confederate Government desires to deprive the U. States of the free navigation of the Western rivers, although the truth is that the Confederate Congress by public set prior to the commencement of the war enacted that "the peaceful navigation of the Mississippi river is hereby declared free to the citizens of any of the States upon its borders or
--The regular monthly meeting of the City Council was held at 3 o'clock yesterday evening. Present Messrs Saunders, Glazebrook, Denoon, Haskins, Griffin, Wynne, Scott, Richardson, Talbott, Stokes, Burr, Hill, and Crutchfield. The Council adopted the recommendation of the Commissioners of Streets to purchase, for $300, from n living out of the limits of this city my coke made at that institution, nor to any person within the limits of the city more than one load in two weeks. Messrs. Scott, Haskins, Denoon, and Saunders, were appointed a committee to take under consideration the propriety of furnishing the poor of the city with wood, or fuel of sloyd a army, and which the city claims to have numbered 100 more than the State admits to have received, was read and adopted, and Messrs. Glazebrook, Haskins, and Scott, were appointed a committee to confer with the State Board relative to the discrepancy in the amount alleged to have been delivered at the Virginia Armory and the
e fleet in detail, or as is vulgarly said. "she will bent bobtail." Now, we suspect that "bobtail" is a mere corruption of "Bobadil," and if so, the saying is quite classic. Our readers who are over fifty, and used to read, in early boyhood. "Scott's Lesson," no doubt have a vivid recollection of the valorous and redoubtable Captain Bobadil, and will probably agree with us. that this plan of whipping and destroying the whole Yankee fleet, in detail, with a few iron-clad rams, is stolon from the Captain, the Scene of action only being transferred from land to water. We can't find a copy of our friend and acquaintance, "Scott's Lesson," but by the help of a learned friend, who is curious in literary matters, we have hunted up the original and veritable Captain Bobadil, and found him ensconced in Ben. Johnson's comedy of "Every man to his own humor," Determined to vindicate originality and expose plagiarism, we will let the Captain speak for himself. "Bobadil.--I am a gentlema