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iption of Richmond. In a very delightful series of papers contributed to the Richmond Illustrated News, entitled "The Exile in France," by John Mitchell, we find the following description of Richmond: On the first morning that we awoke in Lyon we found the morning papers of that city on the breakfast table. The telegraphic column announced the arrival of another mail from America — the Federals still working their way up the Peninsula from Williamsburg, still gaining, by their own acconding it a town of such exquisite refinement as Cincinnati, (they understood.) and, besides, they were credibly informed that the people were always flaying their slaves alive with the twisted hide of cows; and now, before issuing forth to explore Lyon, they required me to describe the Virginia capital in such sort that they should thereafter have a clear idea in their minds of a place which seemed about to become the scene and the prize of the fiercest strife that the Western hemisphere has yet