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and 10,000 from Arkansas. Had they been promptly furnished, how different might have been the result! The letter to Governor Harris is here given; those to Governors Pettus and Rector were identical, except in the number of troops named, the places of rendezvous, and the clause referring to conversations about arms, which was omrwise procure. All the Governors called on took steps to comply with the requisitions, but with what tardy and incomplete success will be seen hereafter. Governor Pettus, of Mississippi, sent two regiments, armed and equipped, immediately, and two more at a later date. But this source of supply was soon closed by the followinmed man that can be spared from Mississippi at the earliest moment. With great respect, your obedient servant, A. S. Johnston, General C. S. A. His Excellency J. J. Pettus, Governor of Mississippi. A letter to the same purport was addressed to Governor Harris, with a full recognition of the energetic and efficient cooper