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Letter to a traitor. An officer at Camp Allen requests us to publish the following letter, addressed to an individual in Newark, New Jersey; though, as none of our papers go beyond Mason and Dixon's line with our consent, there is very little probability that it will ever reach its destination through this medium: Camp Allen, June 1, 1861. To Dr. Thomas Lafon, Newark, N. J. Sir: Having received from my wife (your niece) an extract from a letter recently written by you to her mother, in which this passage occurs: "The North is fully aroused now, and we are pouring troops into Washington farther than they can receive them, and by the first of July will have two hundred thousand there. I am calm amidst the storm, and perhaps we will visit you when the storm blows over. Should there be a battle in or about the vicinity of Richmond, I may be along to take care of the wounded. What are they doing in your State? We hear but little from you" I will answer, (without
Simms. One of the enemy's steamers went up the river yesterday afternoon, we think for ammunition or additional force. The Pawnee and another steamer remained at anchor all night, near the Maryland shore, and at this time, 9 15 A. M., occupy the same position. I am, respectfully, Your obedient servant, W. F. Lynch, Captain Virginia Navy. Capt. S. Barron, Virginia Navy, In charge of Office of Naval Detail and Equipment, Richmond, Va. Pig Point Battery, June 1, 1861. Commander French Forrest, Virginia Navy, Commanding Naval Station, Norfolk:Sir: I have the honor to report that the Federal steamer Harriet Lane stood within range of this battery at 9 A. M., to-day, and taking a position at the distance of one and a half miles, commenced firing upon us with shot and shell from her eleven-inch shell gun and thirty-two pounder. She fired about thirty-three shot and shells, many of them well directed, but no one of our party was hurt, nor did the fo