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ng (as we have reasons to believe) from the government at Washington, to sack and fire the city of Richmond, and in the darkness of night to design its inhabitants, with out a moment's warning, to flames and to death. For this purpose a special "burning party" was organized, provided with implements of destruction, and orders to carry into execution the fell design. Among its blazing rains the released prisoners from "Beliedsle" and "The Libby"were to unite with the bands of Dahlgren and Kilpatrick in dealing out death and slaughter upon unoffending and peaceful citizens, and inflicting outrage upon pure and unprotected women more horrible than death. The heart thickens at the contemplation of the enormities that would have been committed had the nefarious scheme succeeded. No prayer for mercy would have been heard, no scream for help would have been heeded.--Fire, rapine, slaughter and lust would have held undisputed dominion in this fair city. We forbear to enlarge, but