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Auditor of West Virginia. The Sentinel of Saturday published a letter written in July of last year by Samuel Crane, the Auditor of the fraudulent Government of West Virginia. He is a very fit person for such a Government. He was Auditor under Pierpoint, who claimed to be Governor of Virginia from the Ohio to the sea, and was a suitable companion for Pierpont. He was elected to the same office under the new Government just established, with Boreman, of Taylor county, at its head. The letter was captured by one of our men in a recent expedition to Northwestern Virginia. It is addressed to William Bennett, Clerk of Randolph county. After some business matters, he says: "The delinquent sales of 1860 you need not copy. I may need it, or may find it at Richmond, as soon as McClellan opens the door, which I know he will in a few days." Crane, deeming the door as good as opened, proceeded in a most authoritative manner to indoctrinate Bennett with the proper feelings