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Presentation. --Some wealthy planters in Texas have presented General Magruder with a splendid riding horse. The following is his letter of acceptance: Headq's District of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, Houston, Dec. 7, 1862. Messrs. John Rugely, John Duncan, and others: Gentlemen --I have the honor to return you my grateful acknowledgments for the kind sentiments expressed in your letter of yesterday, and accept your present of the noble charger with pleasure. Sustained by the confidence of the people of Texas, I do not doubt the repulse or the enemy from every portion of her soil. It may be the work of time, and its accomplishment may call for many sacrifices and an enduring fortitude. None know how to make the former more freely, or to manifest the latter more nobly, than the men of Texas; and if, in the darkest hour, say should falter or despond, their leader needs but point to the women of Texas to inspire courage and stimulate revenge. This