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Peninsular News And Advertiser (Newspaper) - October 11, 1861, Milford, Delaware WHOLE NO. 338. i tfexrt ind letWf frosa Seafora, SEAFORD, Del., Oct. 3rd, 1801. DEAR a "few leisure I thought it might not be amiss to give yon a few lines, which may in- clude some of the passing news of this iplace. The war news is of course the predominant. Some fifteen or twenty young men of this town'and vicinity have w the 1st Delaware Regiment, volunteers, and many more seem inclined to foilow. Mr. Joseph White, a member the Laurel Home Guards, who was accidentally shot through. abdomen a few evenings since, We fcarn is conval- escent. Schooners that have lately arrived Jiere from Washington, report that they were fired at from the rebel batteries on 'the Potomac, but no damage was re- ceived. Business here is getting qnite brisk. Messrs. Platt and Malora, have opened Uieir ojster houses, and seem to be 'doing qnite a heavy business for so early in the season. Messrs. Hall Co., from Toronto, Canada, are also fitting up o large boose for tbe oyster (business; from the manner in which they move we should consider their prospects ibright. Messrs. Platt nnd Malara, we "know to be gentlemen and men of excel- lent business aud from what we have already seen of Mr. Hall, we sus- pect no less of him. These eastern gen- tlemen are a great help to our town; their enterprise, a good number of our men haw employment daring the fall and winter seasons, who otherwise would be idle. We wish them ranch suc- cess and hope they will_be amply repaid for their labors. -Several new dwelling hotises are being buiH which is one belonging to Mr. George T. Kay. Mr. Kay is one of
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