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been most neglected. The recapture of the dreary country penetrated by McClellan and Roscencranz is of secondary importance. But the possession of the rich and beautiful Valley of the Kanawha, with its prolific Saline, which has been overrun by Cox, is of primary importance. No portion of the State of equal extent is half so important, and we look with great interest to the operations of Generals Floyd and Wise. True, the salt of Kanawha would have to be wagoned eastward over the mount hundred thousand bushels of salt from Kanawha, this article, at two dollars and a half a sack, or a dollar a bushel, would be worth half a million of dollars to the South--a sum of money two or three times as great as the cost of a large military expedition to that region. Considered as a mere measure of finance, the expulsion of Cox would pay. As an article of comfort, health and necessity, the South might afford an expedition for the recapture of Kanawha, costing $6 a sack, or $3,000,000.