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Election of Governor of South Carolina, Charleston, Dec. 17. --A dispatch from Columbia, to-day, announces that on the third ballot Gen. Milledge L. Bonham was elected Governor of South Carolina for the ensuing term.
General Cobb's remains. Augusta, Dec. 17. --The remains of Gen. T. B. B. Cobb reached here to-day. There was a large escort of citizens and soldiery.
nd will be made by Burnside's army at present, and that it will go into winter quarters because it can do nothing else. Dispatch from Burnside. Washington. Dec. 17. --The following dispatch from Gen Burnside was received here last evening: Hdq'rs Army of Potomac, Dec. 18, P. M. Major Gen. Halleck Commander The United States San Jacinto had been at Point Petre only a few days before, and had sailed for St. Thomas. Wool Relieved of his command. Washington. Dec. 17. --The President has signed the order relieving General Wool from the command at Baltimore. General Schenck has been appointed his successor. The Yank November bound up the river DePlata. The Captain of the Gertrude reported the burning of several whalers by the Alabama. From Fortress Monroe. Old Point Dec. 17. --It is rumored here that J. C. Jones, Charles Davis. D. W. Curtis, Mr. Phillips, and one other, have been captured by the rebels while on their way from
t was acquitted. The case against Wm. H. Ross and John Robinson, free negroes for the alleged robbery of Alfred, a slave, on the 1st of January, of $22 in Confederate was board and conduced until the next term. James S. Tyler was examined for having on the 28th of December robber Elizabeth Half of in Confederate currency. He was sent on for trial before the Judge of the Hustings Court. Joseph Starkey and Jerry Divine, charged with garroting and robbing W Story, on the 17th of December of a silver watch were examined and committed for trial before Judge by us. John T. Maxwell, a small free negro, was tried for stealing on the 5th of January a gold watch worth $100 from Louis State. The proof did not justify his further accusation and he was acquitted. slave of David was tried for the on the 6th of January of a $50 coat, belonging to C W and being found guilty, was ordered 39 a small boy owned by Robert Green, and employed on Myere's barber shop,
C. S. District Court. --The time of this Court was consumed yesterday in trying Charles L. Dibrell, a young soldier, charged with signing his Captain's name to a paper intended to draw pay due him as a soldier. Shortly after his arrest, viz: On the 17th of December, Dibrell was admitted to bad for his appearance before the Court at the present term, to undergo trial, and appeared yesterday in accordance with the condition of his recognizance. The jury, after hearing the evidence and arguments of counsel, returned a verdict of acquittal.
he restrictions complained of were internal acts of administration, applying equally to American and English shapes; and he pointed to the vast increase of the commerce of Nassau since the outbreak of the war as a proof that the restrictions did not interfere with the "legitimate"made to that port. Earl Russell reputed that this was no answer to his complaint, and it was perfectly lawful for British ships at Nassau to tranship their cargoes for American ports. In his dispatch, dated December 17. he, however, expressed the hope that, not withstanding Mr. Seward's defence, the remonstrance would have the practical effect of preventing the continuance or repetition of similar proceedings. Mr. Seward rejoined, on January 9, but at the close of his arguments he have the assurance that the laws of the United States would continue to be executed in such a way as to afford no just ground for complaint of partiality or injustice. Earl Russell, however, having discontinuance the corr
The raid in the Southwest. Lynchburg, Dec. 17. --The enemy, 2,500 strong, with several pieces of artillery, under A peril, who were at Salem yesterday, left there last night, retreating by the Sweet Springs and Newcastle road, the same way they came. They will have to cross both Craig and Sinking creeks, which are believed to be greatly swollen by the recent rains.--The enemy camped last night in Mason's Cove, about four miles from Salem. During their stay at Salem they destroyed three carloads of commissary and a large quantity of quartermaster's stores, including a considerable amount of leather and a great quantity of produce, belonging to merchants of Lynchburg, which was stored in the depot, which was also destroyed.
From Gen. Lee's army. Orange C. H., Dec. 17. --A Lieutenant and five privates were captured on the Rappahannock on Monday night. They deny then Meade has been or us superseded. Four corps of the enemy's infantry, and all of his cavalry, are busy preparing winter quarters in Culpeper county, and cordercying the roads. One corps of his infantry and most of his artillery have gone behind the Rappahannock river to guard the line of railroad and to winter. Heavy rain falling. Roads heavy.
From Charleston. Charleston, Dec. 16. --Everything quiet. Gen. Beauregard and Col. Harris, Chief Engineer, paid an official visit of inspection to Fort Sumter last night. No news of interest. An occasional shot has been exchanged during the day between the batteries. A heavy northeast blew is prevailing. [second Dispatch.] Charleston, Dec. 17. --Four shells were thrown in the city last night. Our batteries opened heavily and silenced the enemy.--Nothing of interest this morning.
Blockade prices at Wilmington. --The following are the prices obtained in Wilmington et a entalogue sale of imported goods December 17th: French wove corsets $25 each; madder handkerchiefs $24.50 to 32.50 per doz; linseys $6.50 to 7; Orleans lustre 36 to 6 Coburn $8.62 to 8.70; prints, assorted colors, $4.37½ to 4.95; alpaca $7.50 to 9.50; delaines $7 to 7.50; Welsh flannel $7.50 to 8; fancy flannel $10; scarlet saxony $10; fancy shirting $5; bleached shirting $4 to $4.5; woolen cloth 21 to 29; blue broad cloth $65; black do., $85; rolled cambric $2 to 2.10 mohair $6½ to 12.50; jaconet $4.75; fancy tweeds $7 per yard; linen cambric handkerchiefs $35 per dozen; shawls $73 each; fancy flannel shirts $230 per dozen; brown cotton draw re $130 per dozen; do do shirts $135; merino drawers $70 per dozen; pins $10.25 per package; whole and colored hose $36; merino hair hose $41 per dozen; shoe thread $9.25 to $9.87 ½ flax thread $12.12½ per pound; window-glass $96 per box; cotton ca
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