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nsive, too — of contrabands. The city has got to be quite a large place, ting some forty or fifty or one story In these buildings live many families of blacks. In many of them live two or three families. Just now the "nigs" are awfully scared. They appear as though halt wild, running here and there without purpose, and almost without intention, home are frantically hugging their "little black human natures" and going through all the piteous actions of feeling as though they expected--'Massa was a good but, oh, if he catches me now. Dat's what's the matter.' Many negroes living just out of town are skedaddling off towards Portsmouth "right lively, so I reckon." The town at eleven o'clock to night is in a most astonishing state of quietude for an occasion like the present. This is allowing to the fact of having the right man in the right place. Our Provost Marshal, Major Smith of the 112th New York, has done more good by firm persuasion in less than a few hours than ever