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--The New York Times, of Monday last, furnishes the following:

‘ The burnt steamer Cataline turns out to have been owned by Mr. Thurlow Weed, Mr. Freeman and Mr. Dickinson, who got a third party to have her chartered for $10,000 a month. Her loss entails $1,200 on Captain Phillips, $150 on her first engineer, $250 on her second engineer, (Mr. Simmons,) $250 on the purser, $300 on the steward, $2,500 on Dr. Bradley, being the amount of private property destroyed belonging to these gentlemen. The crew lost about $100 each.

A large barn, 100 feet long by 45 wide, with 7 horses, several wagons, carriages, harness and other property, belonging to the West Castleton railroad and Slate Company, Vermont, was entirely consumed last Saturday morning about 1 o'clock. Loss estimated at $2,000 The barn was insured for $800 The fire is supposed to be the work of an incendiary. A colored boy, 14 years of age, perished in the flames.

Hon. Henry May left Baltimore on Tuesday last for Richmond, Va., where he now is — Various rumors are in circulation in relation to his visit. Previous to his starting, he had an interview with President Lincoln, but whether in connection with his visit is not known. It is said to day that he was invited to Richmond by Jeff. Davis, and that he is accompanied by two prominent Pennsylvanians, both friends of the Government.

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