It is stated that colored men (slaves) in N. Orleans, command from $20 to $30 per month -- colored women, from $12 to $15.
Emancipation and N. Colonination. -- Edward Curd, Sr. recently deceased; of Logan County, Ky., by his will emancipated 15 slaves two of them unconditionally, and the others on the condition that they emigrated to Liberia and remain there. He left them $50 each to defray thier expenses to that country. They have determined to go.
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