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The enemy in Cherokee, N. C.

--The Asheville News, of the 17th, has the following rather unwelcome intelligence:

‘ Information just received is to the effect that a heavy cavalry force of the enemy had appeared in Cherokee and Clay counties, on our western border, committing many depredations, such as burning corn-cribs and other houses, carrying off negroes, horses, mules, &c. The town of Murphey is reported burnt.

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