ther bright and beautiful day; and vegetation is springing with great rapidity.
But nearly all my potatoes, corn, egg-plants, and tomatoes seem to have been killed by the frosts of March.
I am replanting corn, lima beans, etc. The other vegetables are growing well.
One of my fig-bushes was. killed — that is, nearly all the branches.
The roots live.
It is rumored that the armies on the Rapidan were drawn up in line.
The enemy have again evacuated Suffolk.
Gen. Beauregard is at Weldon.
Perhaps Burnside may hurl his blows against North Carolina.
Food is still advancing in price; and unless relief comes from some quarter soon, this city will be in a deplorable condition.
A good many fish, however, are coming in, and shad have fallen in price to $12 per pair.
The government ordered the toll of meal here (which the miller, Crenshaw, sold to the people) to be taken for the army; but Col. Northrop, Commissary-General, opposes this; and it is to be hoped, as usual, he