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[ADVERTISEMENT.] To the Editor of the USK OBSERVER." SIR,—Some persons having made a practicc of attributing to Mr. Murrell, the Poor-Law Auditor, certain remarks relative to myself, I beg you will give me an opportunity of setting myself right before the public. I will also add that Mr. James Pritchard, of Llangeview, made use of the same remark, before a public assembly, ps did Mr. Buttery at the Yestry Meeting. I remain, your obedient servant, WILLIAM BLOWER. Little Castle Farm, July 12, 1866. [Copy.] Usk, Newport, Monmouthshire, June. 26th, 18G6. SIH,—I am directed by Mr. Wm. Blower, of the Little Castlo farm, in the hamlet of Gwehelog, near Usk, to write to you on the following subject:—At the last parish meeting for the above hamlet, held at the Vestry-room, Usk, on or about the 15th inst., Mr. Buttery, the assistant-overseer of the above hamlet, stated to Mr. Wm. Blower, who was also present, that you said, at the last audit meeting at Pontypool, in Apnl last, that he (Mr. Wm. Blower) was a noisy fellow, and that you hoped he would never annoy you any more, or words to the like purport and effect. Now, will you please oblige me by writing me word whether you said this or not, or anything to the like purport and effect. Your early reply will much oblige, and I am, Sir, your most obedient servant, D. E. PAETIIIDGE. To C. Murrell, Esq., Poor Law Auditor, Tewkesbury. I [Copy.] Tewkesbury, T,lh June, I860. ,IR', laJ-Oply to your letter of yesterday's date, I have to state that I have no recollection of ever having been annoyed by any Mr. i Blower, and therefore, it is extremely unlikely that I should express myself to the effect described in your communication. I may add that I am not in the habit of giving utterance to such expressions to a third person in reterence to another individual, even if that individual had done anything to annoy me. Whether vour friend or client is an overseer, I know not. I am, Sir, your obedient seivant, D. E. Partridge, Esq., Usk. C. MURRELL. Printed and Published, jor the Proprietor, by JAMES HENRY CLAKK, at his Offices, Bridge Street, Usk, in the County of Monmouth, July J4, 1866,