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Gen. Jeff. Thompson's Rifle.

--Referrals case in yesterday's Dispatch to the fact that a number of the friends of the above distinguished General presented him with a splendid Southern in token of their appreciation of his to resist Northern aggression. The correspondence, which took place on an occasion will be perused with interest by our :


"Richmond, Va., October. , 1862
"Gen Jeff, Thompsons Exchange Hotel.

"Sir:
Harboring within our hearts. The appreciation of the service you have rendered the confederate States, we firmly request of you the acceptance of this rifle as a residence of the same.

"Your friends

"George

"Exchange Hotel

Richmond, Va. Oct. 16th, 1862
"Messre. Pulliam & Co., Press,

"Gentleman:
The beautiful hide rifles' which, the Georgians and Virginians has been kind enough to send me, through your hands, has been received. You will please convince the kind Governors my sincere thanks for the and favor, and assure them that I will to deserve each.

Yours, most respectfully.

"M. Jeff Thompson,
"Brig. Gen'l M. S. C."

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