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ppears to have been a preconcerted plan with the Tories of this end of the State, as all the bridges were destroyed on the same night, and, as some of the incendiaries who were captured the same night declared, that every railroad bridge between Bristol and Chattanooga were in ashes by that time. It certainly was planned with great secrecy and caution; for, considering the numbers engaged in the conspiracy, and the desperate work in which they were engaged, it seems strange that the plot was nt he did not consider the oath binding on his conscience. They can do such things with impunity in Tennessee. Such is the result of political toleration. The Tories are in force at Elizabethton, Carter county, about twenty-five miles from Bristol, to protect the bridge burners. Their number is seven or eight hundred. They sent in a flag of truce day before yesterday to the Commander at Carter's Depot, with a communication to the effect that they would pay for the bridge burnt at Huron