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, conquered. "Liberty or Death, " is emphatically our motto; even the negroes are partakers in it. A short while since, our citizens were on a certain day to assemble at Jasper Court-House, to contribute money for the outfit of our company, the "Hamilton Blues," of the 31 Regiment of Florida Volunteers. On that occasion, the slaves in the vicinity, without any appeals having been made to them, contributed upwards of thirty dollars. One old "manner" brought one dollar to her master. "Here, Massa," she said, "gib it to de soldier; it all do money I got, but I want dem to hab it, and tell dem for me to fight, fight till dey die, but neber gib up! and tell dem Yankee, when I been young I might been glad to hab my freedom, but now I old and hab more sense. I glad to hab somebody to take ob me!" Another, an old black man, a faithful servant, but an eccentric genrus, brought five dollars,--"Here, massa," he said, "gib dis money to do soldiers, and tell dem I send it to buy old Abe Link