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A patriotic Parson.--A New-Hampshire paper publishes a letter from Lieut.-Col. Billings, Third New-Hampshire volunteers. This officer was formerly pastor of a Unitarian church in Concord, New-Hampshire, and first entered the service as chaplain. His former profession would seem to imply some Christian foundation of character and some of the sentiments and feelings of a gentleman. Whether he is entitled to such a charitable construction may be judged about by the following extract from his letter:

I was authorized to order the evacuation of St. Simon's Island, Georgia, and took off ex-slaves, horses, cattle, rice, corn, etc., leaving nothing of value. The splendid mansion once occupied by that ex-U. S. Senator and arch-rebel T. Butler King, is on this island, and we stripped it of every thing. I write this letter on his writing-desk, which, with his piano, were presented to me on my return.

--N. Y. World, Jan. 22.

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