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they should be with apparently studied neglect by any of the Virginia press. Quakiest. To the Editors of the Dispatch: As one deeply interested in the defiance of Richmond. I would mention a circumstance which occurred on Cape Fear river some years ago which I have thought might possibly an idea with regard to the preservation of our Capital. A fire occurred at Wilmington, N. C., which ignited a large quantity of tar. This running down to Cape Fearafter and floating overCape Fearafter and floating over its surface, threatened to envelops every ship on it in flames. The of these vessels left the river hastily, avoid the imminent danger. Could not the rface of James river be thus covered with contents of thousands of barrels of tar, rude turpentine, and resin in a state of ignition, upon which might be thrown old boxes, barrels, lumber and shanties, pine faggots and such other combustibles as would make James river too hot to hold the Yankee ves either wooden or iron clad? A Subscri