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What they are fighting for.

A Nashville correspondent of the Whigtransmits to that paper the following extract, which he remarks is from a letter recently received from one of the best informed men at the North, a man of wealth and influence, and of as much sober-mindedness and careful reflection as almost any man he knows in New England:

‘"Virginia is doomed Mark that ! She will come back into the Union quicker than she went out. Do you ask how that will be done ? I will tell you. More than 300,000 sturdy, determined men in New England and New York have alreadyvoted themselves farms there,and they are going on to take possession. It will then be an easy matter to vote her back into the Union again."’

We should doubt very much the ‘"sobermindedness"’ and ‘"careful reflection"’ of men who indulge such a speculation.

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