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idates here for the suffrages of the "dear people," two for the Senate and four for the House of Delegates; but with all their canvassing, and the great love they evince for the people, forsooth, they do not create the least excitement. They are all patriots and good fellows, and we wish them an abundance of success. We are glad to make public the following statement, sent to us by a correspondent at Franklin Court-House: I see it stated in your paper of the 10th that Franklin, Patrick and Henry counties, are the only ones in the State that have not offered volunteers to aid in defending the State from hostile invasion. This, I am proud to say, is not the case. Franklin has three companies, as brave and fearless as can be mustered in the State, two of which have been offered to the Governor, but, as yet, have received no commissions; the other will be offered in a few days. Patrick has one company, and more are being raised. Henry has several.--These counties have bee
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Patrick county up and doing. Patrick Co., Va., May 13, 1861, In your issue of May 10th you put Patrick down as one of the "delinquent" counties, and as I do not wish my old county misrepresented, I ask that this be published in order to show the public that Patrick is not a delinquent. About a month ago a volunteer company was formed at our Court-House, and A. M. Lybrock, Esq., elected Captain. Last week another company was formed near the same place, and Major J. T. Lawson elected Captain. A short time since Wm. A. Burwell, Esq., was sent to Richmond to procure the necessary arms, &c., for them, but much to their disappointment returned without the arms; and it will be a source of regret if both companies fall to secure the most approved rifles, as the greater part of them are most excellent shots. Our County Court has appropriated $4,000 for equipping them, while our of time have cheerfully seconded their efforts to pr