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The General Telegraphic Convention of the Confederate States, which met in the city of Augusta, Ga., on the 9th instant, after a harmonious session, adjourned to meet again in that city on the 1st of January, 1863. Prof. M. S. Rewes, well knonwn throughout the South as an accomplished and distinguished musician, died in Charleston, S. C., a few days since. Mrs. Cornelia Manning Gregg, widow of the late Jas. Gregg, of Columbia, S. C., and mother of Gen. Maxcy Gregg, died in Charleston on the 2d inst. Within the last fifteen years England has spent more than £300,000,000 sterling in imports of foreign corn. Joseph Leiter, President of the Planters' Mutual Insurance Company, at Hagerstown, Md., died a few days ago. The Bank of England rate of discount is now only two per cent. per annum. It has not been so low since 1832. Mr. Alfred Hart, known on the stage as Alfred Howell, died at Brighton, Mass., on Sunday morning last. Dr. William Irvine, of Lafayette, Indiana, committed suicide in that city on Thursday last. There were 1,145 arrivals and 649 clearances at the port of Boston during the month of July.
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