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From Texas. Inefficient Mail facilities — abundant Crops — pleasant weather — martial spirit — the position of our forces — the city of Galveston, &c. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Galveston, Dec. 7, 1861. Having but a moment of leisure, I have thought a few items of news might not be uninteresting to you, though, I must confess, the thermometer at an almost unvarying height since September excites some fear of reaching a respectable length of epistle. You scarcely find out many occurrences from a point as distant as this, especially so isolated by the craziest mail arrangements that the world ever saw. I hesitate to venture on news by mail fearing lest battles might be fought, victories won, and our own armies snugly quartered in New York and Boston are this reaches you. Texas, you know, is now, in territory, the Empire State of the Confederacy, and having in her Legislature, within the last few days, rescinded the law by which she gran
phens, Dallas, La., corn and cotton stalk cutter and puller, Nov. 27, 1861. J. D. Stewart, Jackson, Miss., sash fasteners, Aug. 21, 1861. Marena A. Tarlton, New Orleans, La., cotton ties, Dec. 11, 1861. Joseph Thomas, Batesville, Ark., bullet moulds, Oct. 15, 1861. James H. Van Houton, Savannah, Ga., breech loading guns, Aug. 1, 1861. John M. Walden, Fort Valley, Ga., switches for railroads, Aug. 7, 1861. John M. White, Citronville, Ala., breech loading gun, Dec. 7, 1861. Benjamin Winter, Buckingham C. H. Va., winnowing machines, Sept. 26, 1861. L. B. Woolfolk, Goodistsville, Tenn., steam plough, July 23, 1861. It will be perceived that eleven States of the Confederacy are represented in the foregoing list; and it appears that many inventions of practical utility, necessary for the prosecution of labor under the present exigencies, have suddenly germinated in the minds of our citizens, showing in every instance an improvement upon anything