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The Washington correspondent of the New York Tribune says that General Sherman will issue an order in a few days partitioning among the Africans the abandoned Sea Island property of fugitive rebel planters. This the correspondent pronounces "a great scheme."

We wish the projector great joy of the experiment. It is as honest as at is sagacious. It shows an equal amount of virtuous integrity and practical wisdom. If we had the disposition of the abandoned cotton fields, and could not be permitted to cultivate them for our own benefit, we should adopt precisely this great scheme. It will yield as large an amount of the staple, worked by this mode of labor, as St. Domingo has of sugar since the abolition of slavery. Go ahead, General Sherman! You will prove a blessing to the Yankee race.

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