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Messrs. Thos. J. McKay and Coleman Yellott, two of the Maryland Commissioners, arrived in this city yesterday, and are stopping at the Exchange Hotel.
Arrival of President Davis. --The public have been for several days past advised of the expected arrival of his Excellency, Hon. Jefferson Davis, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the Confederate States of America. He made his advert into Richmond at 25 minutes past 7 o'clock yesterday morning, having arrived from Petersburg in an extra train, accompanied by Gov. Letcher and the members of the Advisory Council, members of the City Council, Mayor Mayo, Thos. H. Wynne, Esq., of the House of Delegates, and a number of other gentlemen, who had repaired to Petersburg to greet the distinguished representatives of Southern rights. Hon. Lewis T. Wigfall and lady, of Texas, Col. Jos. R. Davis, brother of the President, Col. Northorp, C. S. A., were among the President's suite. On the arrival of the cars at the depot in this city, the air resounded with the most deafening cheers, oft repeated, for Davis and the Southern Confederacy, from several thousand willing m
Old Buckingham forever. --In the Bucking ham Institute Guard there are six Williamses--five sons and one grandson, of the same man. He has done his duty. There are three Levy brothers and three Ayres brothers, all in the same company. Whole families from Buckingham have come to the rescue, and while Buckingham has but 800 militia enrolled, the county will probably furnish 500 volunteers.
Sad accident. --Yesterday afternoon, the little son of Mr. James P. Williams, of this city, aged five years, met with a shocking death. While playing with a little negro, in the kitchen, they obtained possession of a musket, which had been placed there to avoid accident, and by some means one or the other of them produced its discharge. The ball entered the right side, coming out through the back, causing death in about an hour. This melancholy event has not only spread sorrow over the hearts of the immediate family of the little one transferred, but an universal sympathy felt for the parents in this community.--Portsmouth Trans, 28th.
Arrests. --Captain Wilkinson arrested last night and caged a slave named Reuben, owned by Burwell Jones, for walking in the streets with an unlawful weapon. "The kind of weapon will be made known to-day before the Mayor.--Peter Allen, white, was caged for getting drunk, behaving disorderly, and assaulting Robert England in his own house.