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de in Western Virginia. He gives some instances as follows: Mr. Karns leased a piece of ground (two acres,) from Mr. Rathbone, only six miles above mine, for twenty years, and at the depth of 150 feet reached a vein of oil which yields 15 barre.) has been offered $70,000. This well has been in operation, without any decrease in quantity, for over three months. Mr. Rathbone, after he saw the success of Mr. Karns' well, sank one himself below Karns', on the river, and I was there the eveningstern containing 130 barrels of 40 gallons each — that is to say, 5,200 gallons of pure oil, worth 25 cents per gallon. Rathbone's well still continued to pour out the same quantity of oil up to last night, but that they had to stop pumping for want of cisterns and barrels; and that Mr. Karns told him that I had the best and surest prospect for oil next to Rathbone's, on the river. They have made another discovery in a hill or rather mountain on Hugh's River, a tributary of the Kanawha, an