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Northwestern Virginia. An intelligent gentleman from Northwestern Virginia has given us some interesting particulars of prominent persons connected with the Sancho Panza government set up by Carlile & Co., in the Northwest. "His Excellency Gov. Pierpont," who has the supreme modesty to style himself the successor of our "late Governor," John Letcher, is not a Massachusetts Yankee, as is commonly supposed. Our informant says that, bad as the Yankees are, such an imputation does them great injustice. Mr. Pierpont is a native of Virginia, and his father was a Virginian before him. His wife, however, is a Northern Abolitionist, and has converted him entirely to her faith. He is as rank an enemy of the South as can be found in any part of New England. He is a lawyer, but does not occupy a high standing at the bar. Mr. Pierpont is a member of the Methodist Protestant Church, and a fanatic in religion. John S. Carlile is not considered a first rate man in intellect, nor is