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[from the St Mary's (Md.,) Gazette.] The Date Speech of Mr Harris.--Our readers, being the immediate constituents of Mr Harris, will doubtless expect to read his speech in this issue of our paper, but the annexed communication, we presume, will satisfactorily account for our failure to publish it: Headq'rs cavalry Department,District of St Mary's Leonardtown, Md., April 12, 1864. Sir: The commanding officer of this detachment desires that you will not publish or make any allusion in the St Mary's Gazette to the treasonable and disgraceful speech of the member of Congress from this district, delivered in the House of Representatives on the 9th inst. I am, sir, very respectfully your obedient serv't. F. W. Dickinson 1st Lieut 5th Cavalry, Acting Adj't. To the publisher and proprietor of the St Mary's Gazette, Leonardtown, Md.
Foul Pray with blockade Runners. --The Wilmington Journal says it has been hinted before that there was something like foul play connected with the capture of the Robert E Lee, (formerly the Giraffe,) and the following from the Halifax (N S) Journal, of the 29th April, seems to give color to the accusation: We understand that the American Consul at this port has been endeavoring to bribe the engineers and other officers on board the Confederate steamers in this port to betray their trust, as it is believed he was only the successful in doing in the case of the Robert Lee. He succeeded in gaining admittance to the City of Petersburg the other day without the Captain's knowledge; and we are requested by Captain Fuller to state that when he repeats his visit he will be provided with a speedy passage to the bottom of the dock, with a sinker upon him sufficient to keep him there. This is dignified work certainly for a representative of a nation which claims to be civilized — th
Puzzling the Danes. --We find the following in the Bermuda Advocate, of the 18th May: Whist the steamers Let Her Be and Badger were coaling at St. Thomas's, they continued to fly the Confederate flag at their respective staffs. The authorities sent them orders to haul down the obnoxious ensigns; compliance was refused. The authorities sent off again, giving three hours, and threatening that if the flags were not then hauled down they (the authorities) would have them hauled down themselves. The three hours elapsed and the flags were still flying; the authorities seat off a force to haul them down, when it was found that in each case the flag was nailed to the staff, the halyards removed, and the pole gretted.
Ten Dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, on Saturday last, a negro follow named Jim, 21 years of age, dark complexion, 5 feet 10 inches in height, and has the Provost Marshal's pass for ten days, dated 27th May. I will pay the above reward for his return to me at Hungary, or for his confinement in jail. A. S. Padget. my 31--10t*
Ran away from the subscriber, on the 28th of May, two negro men, George and Harrison, who are making their way to King William county, near the Pipm Tree. I will give $300 apiece for their delivery to me, or their being put in the city jail. George is stout, middle size, gingercake color, and Harrison is slender, above middle height, and black. Wm. A. Braxton. je 2--8t*