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nt, and a more brutal, coarse and harsh wretch could not have been selected for the position. His whole effort seemed to be to make all as uncomfortable and unhappy as possible. Even in my case, after having been written to in my behalf by his own daughter, informing me of it, and saying that, notwithstanding, if orders were received, he would shoot me as soon as another.--Lieutenant Smith, of the Eleventh regulars, is a fit companion for him. Lieutenant Stanley, Adjutant of Post, and Lieutenant Swan were kind-hearted gentlemen, and treated us as gentlemen, and did all that was in their power to alleviate the miseries of our confinement, and were entitled to the regard and respect of all who knew them; and it gives me pleasure to note any kindness shown our prisoners by those into whose custody they fall. Burke at one time ordered lady visitors to be searched, but the above-named officers positively refused to carry the order out. About three weeks before I left, the order in regar