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ay whatever with a newspaper. A single statement in it, to the effect that General Gates broke down several horses (two or three,) in escaping from the rout of Camden, riveted it upon our memory. We are disposed to think he claimed compensation for a horse which he lost in that engagement, and the price of which had never been paid him. It was at Guildford, we believe, that he saved the life of Col. Mayo. In our boyhood, we recollect seeing an engraving, purporting to have been done by James Webster, in which he is represented as engaged in mortal combat with nine of Tarlton's cavalry, in full view of his whole legion, four hundred strong. The rencontre was said, in the inscription, to have occurred in the county of Amelia, and in the month of June, 1781. There is a mystery about this transaction which, no doubt, Francisco's relatives could clear up. Unquestionably, he was at the siege of Ninety-Six, in South Carolina, for we have heard anecdotes of him while there, and heard of an