On the 19th inst. a sale of about 5.000 flint muskets and other military equipments, took place at the Marine Barracks at Washington. The boiler of the dredging machine used in the Brooklyn Navy Yard exploded last week, blowing the latter to pieces, and two men, the ngineer and fireman lost their lives. Bunker Hill Monument was twice struck by lightning a few days since.
This article was originally published with the title "Government Sale of Muskets, &C"