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One of the Portsmouth Orders.

--We recently published a number of the orders issued under Butler's rule in Norfolk and Portsmouth. The following is an addition to the list. It is published in the New Regime, Butler's official organ:

Provost Marshal's Office,

Portsmouth, March 15, 1864
Rev Chas E. W Dobbs,
Court Street Baptist Church:

Sir — On Sunday last, at the reading of the prayer in the morning service for the President of the United States, Mrs Susan Williams, a member of the congregation, behaved in a very improper and disrespectful manner. Complaints were made at this office, and Mrs. Williams was arrested. She was released upon writing the enclosed humble apology, which you will please read from your pulpit for the benefit of the parties offended, and at the same time admonish the disloyal of your congregation that, hereafter, a mere apology will hot atone for so grave an offence as that committed by Mrs. Williams.

Very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,

Daniel Messinger,
Provost Marshal.

Wherewith follows the poor woman's apology, that "she meant no disrespect to the minister who prayed, or to the President in authority, or to those in authority for whom he was praying."

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