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d instruction camps, and others, and ask the establishment of a line of sentinels, so that these depredators may be prevented from destroying the growing crops, and from wantonly killing the hogs and cattle in the field. The Court appointed Justices Garnett and Nettles, and their attorney John B. Young, a committee to wait on Secretary Seddon and solicit the protection so much needed. The Court then proceeded to lay the usual county levy for the year. As a basis of their action, Sheriff Pleasants reported the State tax to be as follows: On personal property, $123,740.44, on real estate, $82,318.14, making a total of $206,058.58. Upon this amount the Court made a levy of 10 per cent., thus giving a revenue of $20,605.80 for current expenditure. The Court made an appropriation of $6,000 for the poor who are under the charge of the county overseers; and, in addition, appropriated $12,000 for the benefit of soldiers families, to be distributed by the magistrates themselves.
Runaways --$210 Reward — Absconded from the defensive works around Richmond the following free negroes, impressed from Richmond-- John H Brown. John H Campbell. Patrick Colman. Nicholas Pleasants. Timothy Roper. Junior B Thomas, Elijah Pittman, George Dixon, John Teacker, Jos Tobquitt, Wm George. Robert Clarke, William Harris, Alex Whiting, Edward grey. By the act of the Virginia Legislature, passed 12th February, 1864, to provide for the enrollment and employment of free negroes in the public service, these negroes being amenable to the rules and regulations of the articles of war, are deserters, and a reward of thirty dollars each will be paid for their apprehension and delivery to Capt W G Turpin at Engineers' office, corner 19th and Cary sts. W H Stevens, Col. Eng. jy 30--ts