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A Regiment of Cherokees. --We publish on the first page of to-day's paper an account of a mass meeting of Cherokee Indians, held on the 1st of August. The Fort Smith Times contains a letter from John Ross, their Principal Chief, to Major G. W. Clarke, A. Q. N. C. S. A., under date of August 24th, enclosing dispatches to Gen. McCulloch. We quote a portion of the letter. "In view of this action a regiment of mounted men will be immediately raised and placed under command of Col. John Drew, to meet any emergency that may arise. The dispatches to General McCulloch relate to these subjects, and contain a tender from Col. Drew of his regiment for service on our Northern border. Having response the cause of the Confederate Sates, we hope to render efficient service in the protracted war which now threatens the country, and to be treated with a liberality and confidence becoming the Confederate Sates. This is gratifying. The Cherokees are a war, his people, and Kansas Jayhawkers