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Affairs in Virginia. A lady in Nelson county requests us to add the names of herself and daughters to the list of those who demand of Gen. Scott the return of the sword presented to him by his native State. The same correspondent informs us that the farmers of Nelson are planting the largest corn crop they ever planted. The wheat promises finely, and there never was a more flattering prospect for good crops in Nelson. The county is fully aroused to her sense of duty, and has formed several fine volunteer companies. The ladies are lending a helping hand, like the patriotic Virginia ladies everywhere. Among the volunteers in Nelson county is a young lawyer who gave up a lucrative practice and handsome property in Kansas, (the latter will probably be confiscated,) and came home to help on the glorious cause of his mother State. The writer adds: I have two sons--one only 15 years old; he is very anxious to join the volunteers, and we will not object if it should become