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   New York Herald (Newspaper) - April 15, 1865, New York, New York                                 W'/mm  mm  THE NEW T  NEW YORK, SATURdJT APRIL lf). 1805  PRICI  FOUR CENTS.  A considerable amount of good" purchased bf the Bt***  for distribution to the people, we regret to learn had to h*  loft Miind. Also the state archives remained In tire city, P ut we preceive no motive the enemy cen have in destroy-It' .' Hmm, aa they will nu doubt tndeavoi to occnpj’ tnl rite imrmanently and es.tal.Hsli a Slaty government d [Rh litiiond under the feudal Union.  ASSASSINATION  Latest Appeal to Deluded Followers.  PRESIDENT LINCOLN  He Thinks the Fall of Richmond a Blessing In Dis guise, as it leaves the Rebel Armies Free to Move Frpm Point to Point.  It VAINLY PROWS® TO mfr-  f ' Sim*  Leo and His Army Supposed Be Safe.  bkUKt TARY SEWAR  DAGGERED IN HIS BED  BREGKINRIDGE AND THE REST O'* DAVIS CABINET REACH DANVILLE SAFELY.  Clarence and Frederick ard Badly Hurt.  The Organ of Gov. Vance, of North Carolina, Advise? the Submission of the Rebels to President I Lincoln's Terms.  EXTRA  JEFF. DAVIS' LAST PROCLAMATION  VI RO IN IA TO BK HELD BT THE ll KUE 1.8 AT ALI, HAZARD. J  Danville, Va., April 5, 1865. I The General-in-Chief found it necessary to make such! movements of his troops as to trncover the Capital. It] would Im unwise to conceal the moral ani material injury] to our cause resulting from the occnpation of our capital] [by the enemy. It is equally unwise raid unworthy of uJ ko allow our own energies to falter and our efforts to] [beeo no relaxed un^ag^^gvcrses, however cclamitous they tot rn a iiyi!^j^>» ti ^ largest aul finest army Lf the confederacy, anderwHj^Hkre, ofji leader whose] [prevue* inspires equal confideu^^ r ’ ®tft|^»ps and the ■people, has Imen greatly traimueled^^'  {     on  Leaping constant watch over the appn»a land has thus been forced to forego moi - ®  ■unify for promising enterprise, It is for  linen, to snow by our I waring tinder reverses, pi  mas been the self deception of those who hun h' sieved na  k®ss abt® to endure misfortune than to encocnter dangers!  [yritll courage.    '    I  | \v» baw* now    „,*>« » new pha** af tis -#rmrirle. j  IkinrlkfTUV will I "< free to mV.C.' VdiwV'L’nt 'dtfcXi to strike!  York, Saturday, April 15,1865  Intense Excitement Washington-  DEATH   1   gji-r wear*  HE PRESIDENT  SCENE AT THE BB&i?  0F MR -f • U86&IN. Y““' ■ J  -.... ~ Tor, the SI Assassin of the President, >. &c.,    &c„    &c.  SECRETAh'lv.CF war  What is  Known of the Assas sins.  THE OFFICIAL DISPATCH  THE OFFICIAL DISPATCHES  War Department.    )  I    Washington,    April    15—9:    IO    A.    M.    J  Major General Dix, New York  I The President continue® insensible and sinking.     1   I Secretary Seward lenmins without change; Frederick] Sewall’s skull is fractured in two places, besides a Severn cut UMOH tile head. Tile attendant is still alive but hope-] [less. Major Seward’s wounds are not dangerous.    j  I It is now ascertained with reasonable certainty, thai [two assassins were engaged in the horrible crime, Wilkes Booth Irning the one that shot the President, and the othed Lin accomplice, whose name is not known, but whose des-] jcription is so clear that he can hardly escape.    j  I It appears from papers found in Booth's trunk that thej [rnurder was planned lmfore the 4th of March, but fell] through then, because tile accomplice backed out untiu Richmond could im beard from."    ]  Booth and his accomplice were at the livery stable at! Kl o'clock last evening, and left hero with their horses an IO o'clock, or shortly liefore that hour. ■    j  It would appear that they liad, for several days been! seeki ng their chance, bat for some unknown reason it was] not nrried into affect until last night.    ;  i On* of tile as>ttssins lias evidently made his way t<] |Ualtif ore; tho other has not vet I teen traced.    |  EDWIN M. STANTON, j lr    Secretary    of    War.  I THE PRESIDENT DEAD.    i  The Evacuation, of tho Rebel Capital. I  ll HK FIRST UEBEL ACCOUNT OF HOW TUB CHV WAS j    ABANHONED.    j  | [From tho Danville, ( Va.,) Register, April 5.]  ] Persons who left the capital Sunday night and Monday] Looming represent that Hie scene which followed the] [evacuation of tile city by our troops beggars description.] fl’o preserve order and protect tile property of Hie citizens] J who unavoidably remained there, as far as could Its done J |tlie Nineteenth Virginia militia under Colonel Evans, wad [placed on judice duty in tile city to await the coming of] [the enemy; but accounts state that they failed to rended liny aider protection to tile people whatever. On Sunday] [night a mob of tile lower classes of tile cite, col * posed, it] sis said, mostly of the foreign element, visited n numbest ■of tile largest store homes of the city and robbed them oil ■their contents, It is affirmed that Main Street was pillaged J land then burned, ami that some of tile milling establish-] intents were also committed to the flame-, We have no] (doubt that* considerable portion of the brave city lins] ilieen laid in ashes and a ii mulier of the people bruited,] (outraged, robbed and massacred. How i-aimtl the] ■thought that the place should lie given over to rmpiiB and]  ■plunder, even before vt* paid ms rrjwjsrrl ‘irWpJ  ■ Hut the fact only; proves Diet tile people f IU UDoudl Shave had secrci enemies in (heir own midst jcvwdy ie.sy ■savage .md even more tr»-<    an4L^^Jiilt' ». I j  Stile open foe.  I We are told that the people banded Whether .ta inf tl>« Iv ioicut pro. ct dings of the mob arid resisted thrill with] ■force, u street fight ensuing, in which several pervOs were]  Skilled.    I  I No intelligence has reached us of the enemy 1 * troop-■occupying the city. The last trains on tho DandllesfalM ■road winch came out of tile place on Monday morning ami] ■passengers upon them had beard nothing from the enemy!] ■Tile greatei portion of Grant s Army war transferred to] ■the sooth side of the James River some days ago, only] ■the oominaiid of General Ord, which is composed most Iv J ■if not entirely, of negro troops, being b‘t on tho uoitlJ Lido. Tills command will enter and occupy tho city.] ■Some of our people who are acquainted v%itll tho Character] ■of General Ord think they have reason to hope that his] ■treatment of the unfortunate people of Richmond will nos lite so hard, and cruel and inhuman as that which ha-] ■fallen upon tile heads of our fellow tofuvjnen in other] ■captured cities.  I The newspapers of Richmond, we suppose, a il. fall into] ■the hands of the enemy. The evacuation of the cite was] § O Midden and unexpected, scarcely anyone tieing prey ai red] ■for it that no time was left for tile removal of so cumber-] ■some an establishment as a city newspaper otTltvc. In a] ■few days we may expect to hear that the Enquirer, on ■the Whig, or the Examiner is issued as a Yankee palier.] I All tim roiling stock on the Richmond and Danville] ■Railroad in running order was saved on tho retreat from ■Richmond. A few old cars not in a movable condition. ■were left at Manchester. No train w*b captured bv thej ■enemy near the Junction as was at one time reported, ama ■indeed, we do not believe that any bodv of Yankees bad ■struck die rot d at any joint up to yesterday evening.  I The Secretary of War, the Quartermaster General,] ■Commissary General and a untidier of other officer* os lour government, left Richmond on Iljrseback and will ■probably arrive at this place tomorrow.  I Should General I<ee establish his lines east of the] ■Junction, we suppose the State Legislature will lie con-] ■vetted at Lynchburg.  I All the specie and other valuables belonging to tho ■banks at Richmond were removed frou the city on Saturn ■day, and have been carried to places of safety.  II War D Br ARTH HNT.    )  Washington, April 15—7 :30 A. M. j General Dix, New York :—  I Ar diam Lincojn died this morning at twenty-two [minus - s past 7 o’clock.  |    *    EDWIN    M. STANTON,  .    .Secretary    of    War.  I    v'*#    entail    I    y  f iOdftn Stntitf-. at ar, K,.ku r„,, Vnfci -  •, •, —  kd sorted ai ludo made trait «y •. v.. .• f%r \ • 'Ta I  ■Choir, bh'O wa opportunity of mdulgiwF their ta-te bv  »e pairing to St. Ann'* Church « n Easter Sunday evening, ■M*® wore opening it ssAew^^Pconceii U'ginning ta eight. f|T7.rce' of the jiieces are from Gordigiaui, tin ce from feRo-dm and one from each of the composers. Verdi Doni-H'.etti, Vonrimst, Dacbauer ami Gounod. We need only ■mention the names of Signor Re IU ne and Messrs. St hinitz ■Scliulrert mid Daciiaucr to insure confidence in the vocal ■results. I lie ladies are quite distinguished foi t-uprano bud contralto execution, and no exertion will be spared J i make the musical feast worthy of tile day.  I A New Church.— An advertisement among our ■religious notices announces tile opening of the new Church ■of the Holy trinity, Madison Avenue corner of Forty* ■second street, on sunday, he mum* will ins preached at ■the three se—ions by the |{ t \. Dr. 'I mg, of St. George's; ■ Rev, Dr. Dyer and the Rev. Ste)lien ii. It' *, Jr.. the ■pastor of tim church. It promises to be an St asion of I great interest to residents on Murray ii iii.  ) CROTON Aor i i.iii Com i ai is. — 'I lie following eon-| tracts have been issued by Die department. l aying cross-[walks from south-west coiner of Fifty-ninth street and I broadway, to tile junction of Broadway and Piighth I avemm, to Matthew Murray, fc, 25. (otiblc stone jiavement | in Hammond street, west’of Thirtoentli avenue, Christy [Dowd, $1,918.35. Sewer iii Foity-third street, from F I.exington avenue to Fourth avenue, John Duffy, Jr., j! ii,918.50. Sewer in Forty-sixth street from Eleventh j av (line to seventv-five feet west of 'lenth avenue, John I Ronrke, $5^23.30. Fifty-second street sewer from Sixth | to Seventh avenues, Joseph Noore, $4,880. .sewer in BTwenty-fifth street to Fifth avenue, Jas. Cunningham, I#2'2,94i.3(i.  I Mils. Emma Ha rhino delivers her able lecture on I" la ities in tho pulpit ” this evening, at Dotworth Hall. ■To test the lady’s ability any questions the audience ■desire to ask will fie answered.  ^ Man Pkovvnk' ' -On the morning of the 13th inst, a ■journeyman honsepaiBter whose name is believed to be ■Barnard Burns, was accidentally drow nod at Giiptbervllle, Elbing Island. His bodv had not yet l>een claimed liy his ■friends. Mr. J. It. Acker, of No. 9 McDonald street, will ■give facilities to anyone who can identify tho corpse.  Surrender of Montevideo to Cen. Flores — I Brazil in Possession of the City, Ac.  Tba brazilian mail arrived at Lisbon April 2, bringing the glowing advices:—  Mi it to video has surrendered to General Flores.  Tip Brazilians now (March ll) occupy tile city.  I .    Rio    Janeiro, March ll, 1865.  K change 25 5-8 a 26 1-4.  (\ fee — Sales of good first at 65.66. Shipments, 100,006 bag? Stock, 100,000 bags. Freight, 50.32 1-8.   1     Bahia,    March    ll,    1865.  S, Changs 26 1-4. Cotton nominal.  Fern am nuco, March ll, 1865.  Exchange 26 1-2 a 27.  New . from San Francisco.  San Francisco, April 12, 1860. I Tip exports i.i treasure for the quarter just ended, show a fading off o #  about six and a half million as compared wit Kilo same period last year.  !    San    Francisco,    April    14,    1865.  iac Pacific mail steamship, Sacramento sailed to-dayJ rn large number of passengers for New York, am] pit,OOO in treasure, of which nearly $700,000 go tq j York.  | Tfie steamship Moses Taylor sailed for San Juan Del [snf, with numerous jiassengers. -   | I he market continues variable and unsettled, and [traders pursue a continuous policy. Prices of Eastern [goods are slowly falling, f Sailed, ship Flying Eagle, for Boston.  I i    —.............  I __ New Orleans Market®.  |    '    New -     Orleans,    April    8.  | A    Via    Cairo,    April 14, 1865<  | . xke New Orleans markets are at a stand still. IxiW Jmwiling cotton is quoted at 42c. per pound, and good [s Jfe rfino flour at $9 per barrel.  THE PRESS DISPATCHES  THE HERALD DISPATCHES  ^    Washington,    April    14,    1865.  hax*A0&lwon Wo to** inaugurated in Washington.  Ss bowie knife and pistol have been applied to President] Lincoln aud Secretary Seward. Tho former was shot itf the throat, while at Ford’s Theatre to-night. Mr. Seward was badly cut about Mf* th rout, while in tied ut his residsnoa.  SECOND DISPATCH.  ; '     ;  , Washington, April ll, 1865.  An attsmpt was made about ten o’clock this evening tq assassinate the President and Secretary Seward. TUC President was shot at Ford’s Theatre. Result not yet known. Mr. Seward’s throat was cut, and his son badly injured.  There is intense excitement here.   

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