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Letter from Col. Zarvona.

--The Charleston Courier publishes a letter from Col. Zarvona, now in prison at Fort Lafayette, to President Davis, One of the exchanged prisoners brought it:

Fort Lafayette, U. S. A., May 4, 1862.
To His Excellency the President, Richmond, Va:

--I suffer so much from the cruel treatment that I am subjected to that it is right that you should know of it. I write this on a piece of paper which fortune has placed in my way, and it may reach you:

I have been a prisoner nearly ten months. I have never been treated as a prisoner of war. I am now in a casemate, under military confinement. I am not allowed, even for a moment, to go out. All verbal or written communication with friends prohibited. Writing material, papers, books, even my razor, has been taken from me. The U. S. Government refuse to exchange or parole me. The only reason that I can get from any one is, that I am ‘"dangerous."’

You may not know of me. Please refer to Gov. Letcher.


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