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The election in Portsmouth.

The election in Portsmouth, Va, for State and city officers and representatives, is a good specimen of what Yankee rule may do for a people. There were two tickets, which we have before us. One is headed "Administration Ticket," and bears a flag having inscribed on its folds "Free labor in Virginia." The other is headed "People's Ticket. " The Administration ticket was elected. F. W. Lemosey was chosen State Senator. James W. Brownley, a house burner, and R. E. Nash, a plug ugly, were elected to the House of Delegates. Dan. Collins, a New York ship caulker, was elected Mayor. Among the Councilmen is Rev. George Briggs, a drunken minister.--The two Constables who were elected were imported, a correspondent writes us, from "h — l or Sing Sing."

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