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London to the State Department, under date of November 30, 1865, to the effect that no reliable indications of cholera have yet appeared in England, but it is the general conviction of intelligent people that it will visit that country in the spring, and preparations are being made to meet it. Our Consul at Liverpool also writes under the same date that the cattle plague is making sad havoc in that district, and is on the increase. From seven hundred per week the deaths in England and Scotland have gone up to twenty-five hundred. Our Consul at Oporto writes, under date of November 18, 1865, that the cholera had entirely disappeared from the city of Elvas, and the bulletins of the General Council of Health in Lisbon announce the country as free from the epidemic. It is untrue that the "Rinderpest" or cattle plague had broken out in that country. A disease, called the "hoof and tongue" disease, has prevailed to some extent, but few cases have proved fatal. It is an infectio
rs and State immigration agents to aid them in that enterprise, and some of them propose to supply the Southern States from the surplus they obtain, thereby imposing a tariff on the emigrant who comes South. It is well known both in England and Scotland that the fearful struggle of the late war disorganized the whole labor of the South, and that the opening to skill, industry, and capital, presents at present more favorable inducements than at any period of the history of this country. The que Now, what appears to me to be the nearest way to obtain the desired object is, viz: First, that the State should appropriate a small sum of money for the benefit of immigration, say $10,000, to be applied in advertising in England and Scotland, through the various towns and country villages. A very small sum would suffice for this object, say $500. An office should be opened in Richmond, where a registry should be kept, where the emigrant's name and description would be recorded, and