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To J. R. Tucker, Esq., Attorney General of Virginia.-- Dear Sir: The undersigned have seen published in the Richmond Dispatch an opinion that our foreign citizens would violate their oaths of naturalization by voting for candidates advocating the severance of Virginia from the Union. Please give us your written opinion of same. Respectfully, Louis Antelotti, M. Seagers, T. C. Burns, John Dwyer, Hermann Schurichtz, Lud. Hoyer. Richmond, Va., Jan. 31, 1861. Richmond, Jan. 31, 1861. Gentlemen: Your note submits to me the important inquiry, whether the relation which the naturalized citizen holds to the Federal Union, by reason of his oath at the time of naturalization, is different from that which exists in the case of any native-born citizen? And whether the one, any more than the other, owes allegiance to the United States--which would make his assent to an act of secession by a State improper or treasonable and against his oath and obligation of al