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ney; and where we had the slightest cause to believe that a party wished to buy for speculation, we refused to sell him any. We have asked no one more than 75 cents per bushel, while we have been offered $2 in gold per bushel and refused it. A gentleman in your city offered a few weeks ago to take 100,000 bushels of us, in instalments of 10,000 bushels per month, at $1, 50 per bushel, which we likewise refused. The small amount of salt which we have sold in Lynchburg, through McDaniel & Irby, and in Richmond, through Sports & Harvey, at $3,50 to $4 per sack, (they being our sole agents in those places,) may have netted us a few cents over 75 cents; but, we think, if any, not more than enough to cover risk. If any man can bring a particle of proof going to show that we have realized, or attempted to realized, more than 75 cents per bushed for salt, we call on him now to bring it forward. It any gentleman holding our receipt for money thinks as capable of the conduct which yo