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Worthy of Imitation Col. Blanton Duncan, of Kentucky, now in Virginia, offers to subscribe two thousand dollars towards building an iron clad gunboat at Richmond for the defence of that city. He truthfully says; "There are hundreds of rich men in our community who can give from five hundred to five thousand dollars each and not miss it." It is proposed that the boat shall cost seven hundred thousand dollars. The sum of two hundred thousand has been already conditionally pledged. There are many rich men in all our cities, parishes, and counties throughout the Confederacy, who could give thousands of dollars, "and not miss it," towards constructing iron- clad vessels like the Manassas and Virginia. Will they do it, or will they wait for the enemy to capture the towns on our water courses by means of Ms gunboats, and thereby subject themselves to oil the evils which must follow? The property of rebels shall be conflicted, say Lincoln, Seward & Co, to pay the cost of