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"water, water everywhere, and not a drop to Drink"

--So sung the ancient mariner; and so sing the volunteers who come to Richmond from the different encampments located in proximity thereto. In default of ice, the river water is a nauseous liquid during the dog days. There is no need, however, for military visitors to suffer for the want of a cool and refreshing beverage. The article can be gotten in any quantity by the Governor's ordering a well to be dug on the Capitol Square, North of the Bell House. The Penitentiary people can dig it in two days, and rig up a pump in less time. Let us have cool water for the soldiers. There can be no objection to a pump on the Square.

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