1 Apr 1865

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1 Apr 1865 - I . . , A man who escaped a fw days ago from...
I . . , A man who escaped a fw days ago from Castle Thunder, gives some interesting tscts about affairs in Richmond. He says .there were evident signs of evscustion ; the assetrof . the banks bsd been sent off by the Danville road ; the machinery; of their two percussion cap factories had gone In , the same direction, and much of the machinery. of the .Tredegar iron-works . bad been packed up , ready lor shipment. The rebel., army has not more than ' ten days supplies in the city. This ' informant so'.d a gold dollar for one hundred dotlsrs in the rebel currency just before ho eacsped. Tea was $100 per pound ; coffee, f 50; - bacon, $18 ; beef. $15, and egg tose, in eonse- uence ot tsnzRiOAN's raid, from SIX to 53a per ozen. Koihlng has been heard fromALix.H. tint ax s, who seems to nave abandoned Jxrr. ; DaTiB to his fate, . . ; , t

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 01 Apr 1865, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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