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on every hand. Soldiers and civilians, who can raise greenbacks, are enabled to purchase any article they may desire, from a glass of sarsaparilla pop up to an overcoat or an umbrella. The former superb residence of Dr. Eppes has been renovated and repaired, and General Grant, Mrs. Grant, and sundry young Grants, are now snugly ensconced therein, upon the squatter sovereignty principle, about which we heard so much during the Douglas canvass in 1860. From the Doctor's residence up to Jordan's farm, in the immediate vicinity of Petersburg — all the valley of the Appomattox — is one vast camp. The country behind Grant is being daily robbed by the negro troops. They go about in bands, rush into the chambers, and unceremoniously appropriate whatever articles may suit their fancy. They usually bring carts and wagons with them, or impress on the place such teams as may be necessary to carry off their plunder. During the past week, they robbed a gentleman of Surry of nearly al
tement made by Mitchell when the warrant was obtained that the Mayor intimated that he thought he had perjured himself, and was strongly inclined to commit him to jail. The accused was promptly discharged. The following negroes were ordered to be whipped: John, slave of William S. Early, charged with stealing one hundred dollars, the property of A. T. Burr & Co., Henry, slave of Emily Hudson, arrested as a runaway and for selling in the Second Market; William, slave of R. H. Winn, charged with going at large; Sarah, slave of Thomas Graves, charged with stealing bread and cakes from some person unknown; Jordan, slave of Mary Hill, charged with having in his possession five bags of corn, five bags of wheat, and four bags of oats, valued at five hundred dollars, supposed to have been stolen; Ned, slave of General William H. Richardson, for stealing apples and grapes, and Washington, slave of William G. Wyatt, for having a bag of corn in his possession supposed to have been stolen.