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Letter from a brave Woman.

--The Montgomery, Ala, papers publish a letter from Miss who so heroically guided General memorable capture of Gen. Streight and his soldiers. This letter is in response to one by Gov. Shettor, when transmitting the of the Legislature to Miss Sansom.--Streight and his man were captured in Cherokee within a few of Miss Sansom's

Ala., Dec. 20, 1863.

To his excellency Governor Shorter:

Respected Sir.
I must acknowledge the receipt complimentary communication of November 27th, 1863. and in doing so, tender my gratitude for the more than expected respect shown having done my duty. At the time the duty was it was a pleasure to be able to service to my country, and give aid to There an other duties that seem more becoming and adapted to my sex, feeling it my privilege upon such an I went inspired by a sense of and of the motive, willing to hazard women's timidity in giving all to impede the onward march of the marauding foe.

In conclusion, I must acknowledge my profound for the very liberal donation by the State; to live, I whiled continue to live. I shall endeavor to not more unworthy of your high

I have the satisfaction to be, very respectfully,

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