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uthern people, especially Virginians. One of these journals, a few days ago, stated that Colonel Richard Ashby, who was desperately wounded in the skirmish at Romney, Va., was a member of a "mob family," who have long infested Stafford and Fauquier counties. To this a citizen of Philadelphia (who seemed to think that Col. Ashby was killed) has responded in a letter, from which we quote as follows: Being intimately acquainted with the Ashbys, and especially so with those living in FauquiFauquier county, I was surprised that anything should be published against them, to the effect that they were a "mob family."--Nothing could be further removed from the real facts of the case. The Ashbys are large landholders, living upon their estates in a portion of Virginia where the "mob" spirit has never existed, and where all the refined and gentle elements of society are sedulously cultivated and preserved. And in a community widely famous for its virtue, enlightenment and hospitality, none