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commissions legally in the reserved force of the State. He also decided that Mr. Pate could not be legally tried by a court-martial composed of militia officers, as he was illegally held as a private in the 19th regiment, and he directed the immediate discharge of Mr. Pate, and overruled all the points of the return. We have given a most imperfect sketch of the opinion, which, in the opinion of the bar, was one of great power and learning. This decision will materially effect the condition of those companies of the 1st and 19th regiments, which are composed almost exclusively of detailed conscripts, who are performing duties of the most varied and important character for the Confederate States. We learn that the claim of the Governors of the States to enforce ordinary militia duty from detailed conscripts has always been denied by the Government, and that Mr. Pate's position is precisely that of the Bureau of Conscription in its correspondence with Gov. Brown, of Georgia.
50 Dollars reward --Ran away from the Richmond Arsenal, about the 20th of July, a negro man belonging to Mr. B. A. Smith, (from whom he was hired,) named Peter Miles, sometimes calls himself Peter Redd. He is 22 or 23 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, gingerbread color, and carries himself very erect; when he left the arsenal be wore a grey suit of clothes. The above reward will be paid for his delivery if caught in the city, or $150 if taken out of it. By order of Lieut Col. W. S. Brown, com'g. Jas D. Browns, Supt A. W. Shops. au 3--6t