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From Charleston.

[correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.]

Lewisburg, Va., Oct. 11, 1862.
I have just returned from Charleston, Kanawha Stalking about the streets of Charleston, I saw several times that lean, lank, as low person, old Newton, the editor of the Black Republican paper at Charleston, Kanawha. A Yankee by birth, education, and instinct, the only one of the Union tribe in that vicinity that was not polite to Mr. Price during his imprisonment at Charleston. Summers and his whole pack now pretend to think the Yankees won't do.

Dr. Patrick, a Northern man also by birth and education, and instinct, but belonging to the better species of that nation, told Gen. Williams that the North had started this war under the pretence of upholding the Union and the Constitution; that they had now overthrown the Constitution and destroyed the Union, and that they are now prosecuting the war to free the negroes and make the South pay the expenses of the war, and he hoped to God that they might never come back to Kanawha.--Gen. Williams asked what George W. Summers's position was? Dr. Patrick replied, ‘"His views and mine are exactly the same."’

Our Government has stores enough not far from, Charleston, including the salt, to load 250 wagons. The quantity of iron, lead, and cannon balls, seem to be out of proportion to the number of troops the Yankees had stationed there, and horse-shoes enough to supply several armies. A. B. C.

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