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A Tennesseean, who owes $7,000 in New York, has addressed the following letter to his creditors. He demands accommodations in New York for the rebel soldiers as gravely as though he were not perpetrating a waggish joke--

Memphis, May 8, 1861.
Messrs.----, New York:
I have just completed my arrangement to liquidate my indebtedness at New York more completely, on account of the conservative sentiment manifested by its merchant princes towards the South; but my native State will be involved heart and soul in the present war, and needs means to arm and equip our volunteers. I have devoted all my means to that end, am equipped and ready, and expect to be in New York in about sixty days, and hope to be welcomed by you and other friends.

Please make arrangements to quarter our soldiers. My own regiment is already unanimously determined to occupy A. T. Stewart's dry goods house. However, arrangements equally as good have been made for the balance of the regiments. I shall take my grub at Taylor's with the general officers, but be certain to have ample arrangements. Tell Delmonico to be ready for us also. Be kind enough to meet me, and invite all the members of the following houses * * * * and my particular friend----at Taylor's. Be certain to make ample arrangements. My appetite is very good, and the camp life is said to make soldiers eat hearty.

--N. Y. Evening Post, May 15.

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