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Correspondence. Patriotism of the ladies. To the Editors of the Dispatch: Please state in your paper that the ladies of Williamsburg, Va., impressed with the importance of every effort to defend our country, have organized a society for the purpose of building an iron-clad gunboat to aid in protecting our coast from depredation and our capital from an attack by water. Their efforts, so far, have been crowned with signal success, and it is to be hoped that, with like enthusiasm, their countrywomen throughout the State will at once form similar societies for the purpose of obtaining funds for this object, which, if promptly undertaken and actively carried out, may prove of incalculable benefit to our State and country. By the energy, industry, and patriotism of the women of Virginia, and the influence they can wield over those who are able to contribute to so lendable a design, a fund may soon be collected sufficient to place upon our waters a valuable ally of the mail-