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ion for their crops of the Secretary of War, was read and approved. The petitioners state that their farms and gardens are daily and nightly plundered by stragglers, deserters, soldiers from convalescent and 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 appropria
High-Handed. --On Friday last a party of men, professing to be soldiers, entered Mr. John B. Young's field, some three miles from Richmond, and shot down several of his hogs Seeing a negro boy attempting to drive the hogs beyond danger, they deliberately fired upon him, but the ball did not take effect. Only a day or two before a similar party entered a widow lady's field, near Mr. Young's, and shot several of her hogs. Ought not some steps be taken to put an end to these depredations? High-Handed. --On Friday last a party of men, professing to be soldiers, entered Mr. John B. Young's field, some three miles from Richmond, and shot down several of his hogs Seeing a negro boy attempting to drive the hogs beyond danger, they deliberately fired upon him, but the ball did not take effect. Only a day or two before a similar party entered a widow lady's field, near Mr. Young's, and shot several of her hogs. Ought not some steps be taken to put an end to these depredations?