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A patriotic gentleman has written to Gen. Scott to offer the services of a new and formidable engine of war. His belief is that if the General wishes to scatter the rebel forces at Manassas without further delay, he need only furnish the writer's wife a passport to enable her to get within the enemy's lines, and she will blow the rebel crew to Tophet in twenty-four hours. He considers her tongue equivalent to a ton of gunpowder any day.

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