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• T.. H, l':: DA . AV T: • ' . '.-•.• • ' ' ''PEAC.47 AT . RiCITAIOND.:'.
THE R7CE ( MAN 'AND, TN6 'POOR.MAN
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The ;rich man look e d into the..half.OPened door • •
Of 'hungry Jaack Stratton.anneadand eo pooh
get.ye up , Ack,dotrt. ye hear the drums- rattly?
gn get a inueket..and off to the battle,
Your country wants soldiers, why dpn't you eoltett • '
Just 'five hundred thousand,' and can't you unlit?'
You ought to be - proud that' your country Jet'
~, Ifirve your throat cut this way,'.says Jack, /qt . bet .
835 . 00
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`lt And fighting peewit is. you. , '' , :continued :Sir Grandee,'
"At ditties, fires sad'
e. knock•downs,.• yap always' was .
Then th y
.gluey 'that-'Waita 'yoti—auult. punching and
Such dashing and shishing,—such , cursing 'and '
Suali.racing.of Echols; (you always in pursuit,! .
And the whiskey,' the'. stealing, (that's in to
ge?i''gratrla Jack... 4 .•:te, if. aty doctor Would
I would •goin a' minute,' .„ :sop Jack,''' Yes, tail
"Do - you. see' how (lend Jack, Just•• •
We csnit both' o And 'lig lit, so'one Must '
To take' care olthe country ; why, it' never would de, - .
Frr nictik dear—thFou .I 1 ud.th ;
Oh,•dreadiul! lam rich--'you have. nothinr. to•lum, • .
'Mt yitiz ragged old eht rt and your dirty old , oboes;
'dee your nice, briktit new uniform, hair spree it,
IV hen you come bAck money,?? • Says — Jack,
' cannot, sue • • : ' •
“%My, you ;Ungrateful . writtliwOn't you •go to be
shot? • ' ,
Itn cure it's no matter', whether .you're kgled ,of not,
'Nn money. no 'Contracts and nothing to do. . • . •
Jack, whit need.you core for an arm, leg or .two,'
Iryou are eyes are both shot out, (don't get too frisky,).
Your pension Will 'pay (or tobacco and • :Whiskey, •".,
Great thing is it' suldie r, a poor mait'should be .1 ti
Oonte,•go for a pension.” Say! Jack, !'can't me
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“Now, my dear, Rind friend , Jack , •If pon tiOn't . go - for
glory,. ••,, . .„ .. •• .
, . ... ,
Nor money, nor whiskey, I>ll tell rows story,
(Just between our two selves, don't tell - to another,)•
This war was all made fdr •our African brotilirr!" . - •
Nbw, I see you'are willingt is Lincoln's intent,
You shall die for Your brother of Negro descent... 7 ' • :
At this. point of the story; Jack I; dOor . loudly sla m med,'
"You nuty fight for' fhe nigger,. if; do I'-fl' be if—d.>'
Tux New YORK .HERALD 15 WRAT!IFT'L •A r
Nit-w'Exan‘inal—When will the iltly,; come
we of the Centre and Westbe ... “Arneri.-
.Cans"'and not .4"tinirees" iz the eyes of Eut
-and indeed of aft the world? . We are :called
i , lrtinkees" now even by our Southern fogs, he
cause it is seen that . 'we'aie the indots of a Yan ;
icee 'oligarrhy r pat!ently - atihniitting'td Yarikee
rule, and fighting-out a war which.had-its origin
•id•Yankeeintnierance and bigotry, • With seven
kindred. and fifty • thousand - More P'opulation
than .the six New England States put together,
we have lidt two representatives in 'the-Senate.
of the'.United States, while New England has ,
twelve and,' Hot, content with foisting onus the
greater . part of; he•tirdens'of. the war, 'while'
-at the same time ruining. the trade and ttgrine
of our greatest citty..--the. , greasiest- city Cm the
continent—New England. hai' now; Cupp,ed. the.
climaic,of. her. oppressions' by , so•.- arranging - it
that,' while hat twelye and it half - ..pe cent of
her population liasbeee enrolled. fur the coining - .
draft, no-less than twenty-six per cent-. of . . dur
populUtion'in the ~fir St. ten . districts . of New
York ra've beet enrolled for.the same purpos:
Dues this really mean that the lives Of two
and a'fra.ct "nt w 'kJ, but .
worth the hle tildtj
will. the Way Stiil . B, h . .b,..ert that at.
sons' is hble-to two and ovoihl
out NeWYotk athleff . s? tpiestioh is &pet
finent one'; for, as things are 'IIOW prOgrr,Snig;
no site can tell.how• s.oii int., ma)
be btought to a Very. practical tdst...
remedy for these evils .(iii• the. central' iur:i
Northein States tO.mia)ce sErome,sal:ia nee, of.
fensive ind'deterSi've, durinz. . e t
. the Giticago Cci . iitiarition, and to. 'p!are
'Smitheristern extremists,, spine conservative
soldier or.stritesman'wM) the'wigornus
expotient.Of it nationar, - anticornkr policy...•
RAT/4 0N: WohttN.—We find the 'followi n g in
the Louisville' jeurnals':.: • . : ' •• •
.” A ItILIV.h.:'PF.W9MEN AND FROM
-run .BrMim,.. 77 , Tne train - wh efi at rived • frOin
Nashville lent eveliiitte •hrought•• up (tom ih'e
.South (wo, hundred pun forty nine women • and
children . ; Who are.sent 'here hy ;order. of Gen.
Sherman, lietrensfei red . northol • the :..01ao,
River.. there...th.ireinain dur:ing the.: war: We
widelsiund . th;sl.therearel
le . fi.;
teen finudred . .wemen:and - children w are in
a 'destitute condition, and who are to be Sent to
t place to be sent NOrth , ... l A ttumher . Mf.them
were engaged iMfthe rilanufaetorie.s at - Sweet
Wafer at the:time that pare; vras• calm]] eil by
ifrr lorces..• Tneie peopleare mostly in
tit ute Conditinn,hayink noMwans. to provide; for
theenselvea.a support. IVby.:the . Y• should be
sent heie to be transferred North' is more than
. we eon understand.i' ; •
We hillier learn by the ,ante . paper that' .
When these - werrieO arid •children, arrived. at
Loukville, they were dkiiined . there, •. , (adver ,
tiied behired'out.ai Kervaiits, to take ' the
Meee of .the large number - Of negroes who have
been liherared by 'the military 'authorities, and
aremow.gethered in large camps.. throue.hout
Keiltocky. when. they are 'redo! d supported in.
idleitess and viciousness at the
,expense of the
Thus while these negrn women • are rioting
end luxuriating in the Federal camps on 'the
bounty of t he:Goveritment; the . ...white . women .
and children. of the South are arrested' at. their"
homes and sent off as - prisoners toM 'distant
country', to be sold into bondigeitts:iliefollowing
advertisement fully atteitsi . ' •
• NclTlCE.—Families reiiplig in the 'ear or,
country wishing' seamstresses on ser'v'ants, can
be suited by opplyihg at the-refugee quarters on
Btoadway, between Ninth and Tenth.. This is
sanctioned by Capt . : Jonel,.Provi:4t Marahal.—
CoizstitUtiom'i Unioit. : '
. Aleading-Massachusetts Republican who, has
been tinveling ..for tiro weeks, through the
Neithwest,.and has made several speeches for
Old Abe, arrived here t evening, 'declaring
that bidh the Democratic.and - Republic'an mas
ses in the West were all for McClellan, and
~‘ the. prairie chickens' ire all singing, for Little
Mac?" He asserted that he was going East to
insist upon the Withdrawal ofLinealn awl the .
nomination e' of some other . candidate.—Chicago
In dying; Gen. Mulligan left ) in black and white
his opinion • of General Hunter:—«l. blush for
my.country," he wrote, "when it keeps each
. a .
fiend. In'serstice." ''That's. strong language.
.M . I4THPORT, - :,V.KE . A , N COUNTY, PA:, j - WriODAY,.,-sEirirkmatOß- 17,...'. 1$ 64i
'MR FOGLOVVINO.CIROULAR. FROM TNE. STATE
PRPARTMERT RILL EXPLAIN IT6ELF: ' •
• DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
35th, ) 864..
• .Sre=4Nurnerous publications which have , re
.cently appeared'in the journals of the Untied .
Slates, on the subject of informal overture's for
peace.bet ‘yeen'• the two federations of States
now at war on the eouti pent, render it desira
ble that :you Should be folly udvis'f:d of .the.
:views and policy of thiapoyerrinient •on a mt.:.
ter. of - such, Raramount . innportance . .• like..
wise proper , that you sbohld . lie:aecurately in
formed. of. %she; has' ochrred. on the several
ocentions mentioned 'in the published atate-
'You have ~..heretofore :been turnisked -With
Copies of thatnarrifestri isstied by. the Congreits'
.the Confederate States with' the Approval
of the President, 6n The 'ldth Of June last, and
hate douhtles,s.. acted- irr:cnnformiti. With. : the
resolution which - requested-that- copies. Of this
manifesto should be laid befitre foreign lea-,
- ...sentiments and
purposes by, sV.hich these States 'have been and,
are still acturiteil;".are set forth in that paper
the . autitotityldue to the .solemn dec.'
laration of:theLegislative end ExeCutive:De
partnients- of 'this • Gov.ertimetit s ..-and , 'with 'a
clea'rriesa•sihich 'leaves no rootm,for 'comment
or explanation, In a te . vti sentences it .is..point
e.d.out that, all sve. - askjnimbnity, from inter-,
farence, with out - internal:peace • and. -prOspoti- •
ty, "a nd 'to- be, left in the, undisturbed' enjoy
ment of those inalienable righte of liberty
and the'pursuit of happiness ..wiiich•rairr'ineeS
tors.declared'io 'be the equal heritage,-'of all
parties to the soCial.compact. . Let., theist for
'bear aggressions upon end .the war is at an
end._ If there be questions which require ad ?
Justrrient by 'negotiations., 'we.-ha re: ever been
'willing end are <till svilliugfb 'enter, into cum::
inunicatlon With fori-arlverSitries , in aspirit:el
rity . and manly trankncss.". The maintesto
with - 'the 'declarat ion 'that "we cernni'ii
oirr cause to.the - enlightened judgment 'of the I
'World',..to this soher relicetions of. our, adversa
ries' themselves. and to' the solenin add right-'
eous arhitirstion.of Ilea . • • .. • '-•-
, Within a very few Weelts•alter the priblice--
-lion of thismanifeits); . it..scenred 'haVe Met
with a response .front P resident :Lincoln.: In
'the edrly partor last trifnth a letter ; was re
cCiv«.l by General Lee from, LiCtiienaht,Gene-'
rai .Grartt, in the . 10.1101:v1 watts: • -
13.z.ogcAterpt:s SRMIES IJI!.T110 I:SITEr.r ST ITES.
cITT l'ut:T Vs. , July 8, 1.941..
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1«. Lee, k7otnlnAnill:ng Cunfeaer•
ate.•lprees near PeLerthurg-,.
yequest • that . COlonel
JaMes'F . .•Jaques, 'Seventy-third lllinois VII 7
unteer andrj.; R. Gulrriorei Esq, be
allowed to Meet :COlnhel: • Robert' Ould,. Com
missioner-for the exchange. of prisoners; at .
inch Place between the lines of the two armies
as :yea may desigriate., '.The : Object ; of. the
meeting is legitirriate- with the duties of Colo
nel Ould, as .LlommisSioner; •..
1f not consistent lb . r yob io grant' the request
here askefi .1 would beg that this be .celetred
Ca Presoleni.D.aVis, for his tection.• ••;:
Thvguesiing Va!ly an answer, to this.eon
ii;uni•sation Ae you it convenient to
n„l:r~l=tth;clihh: • a:ys,ltd . • •
G:Vot . ; G:•.rr,
• - .On t retvi e of 114i13 . !Pittq*:i0 00,
dent he 'entail ;z..,lColetiel'••Ottl,l' to . meet the
Pei`otts'-r"if11:-. , / I n GZ.I letter, and
Colonel Otild. after I ! Ting . iheth;•reterned.. to
Icirtmin in t ',,nd • leiir.e,l to the President,
the tneSence . nr thelS , eletary at %% i nr•artil my;
I...ett; that . ,Nlessrs..Jailues nati.Cohnore 'hati nut
said-anything 'to dtitie,s Fig. Com.;
missioner for, exchange• of pi rsoners, but . •• tha t .
thty mired permission to voine to Richmond to .
seethe Preiiderit;. tinit t . caine with' the
knowledge' and approval ut President Lincoln,.
end limier his..pa,s; that they were tittorrrial
messengers lent with a view: 9( paving the
way for a meeting or.formal . • 'commissioners
antherized, to nc,gntiate for peace, and desired,'
comainn,icste to'Pritsidi;st Davis ihe views
,ol Mr. Lincolni'and tw•obtairi. the President
yiews' in•returni . ao' as to ai : range..for a:Meeting
•of commissioners; . ..Colonel OnId: stated - that
henad told thein'rePeat. , tlli.tht it ' a t use
to . tome to R'ichinoncl:tolalk; of peace on
any '..termi independence , of
.the l •Qotifederaey, to • whet :said they
of that, and that they were neet
the,less ent.4detit. :hal • their 'interview. would
result in peae.e.. The Preside.nt,..On: the reporit
of Colonel Ouldoletertnined to permit: I item' to
come tiirtiehmond•under . •
.•On the.e enir.2. of the 10thoi - lob?, Colonel
°Old conducted the.e gOntlet . nen In.tt hotel in
Itiohmotirl; wltete toxin was..nrovide(l!or
theft); in which they. %veil , to rernoin iintlt;rlnr•
veillnnte during their loay here, and the: mixt
inoining . l re ce ived the follOwing•lOtiert: :
• , SPWPTSW . ' OOI) . liirrEL;
' RictinioNn,Na., July 17th;
Huh. J. 'P DaysamiN, Secretary of '.State,
Confederate Siaros. ot Anieriea: •
Sir:—The- under Signed James 'F. .fa- .
cpies,'Of Illinois, and Jatries R. Gilmore,. of.
Massy diuselts; .triost .respectfully. solicit •an
. Preifdent Davis. -. . They . visit
Richmond as private • :citizens, „and 'have 'no
Official character 'or "authority;; but - '• they -a're
fully -posiessed.of • the -views of 'the United
StatesGovernmentrelative . tu. an "adjustment
of the' differences now existing between North ,
a nd South, and have, little doubt that a free
interchange,of views getween President Davis
'ard themselves woold..Open 'the Way' to' , ouch
official negotiations as would' ultimate, in re.-
storing Noses to the two• sections of
tracted country. • •,, • . •
They thereldre esk. nn interview with the
President, and awaiting your 'reply, n'rei moor
truly and respectfully, your 'ohedient servants.
J'es. E'. JAQIfF.S. •
The•word "official". ts'underscoted, and the
isitird . ‘cpeace'? doubly. underscored• in :the .
' After. nersuitig.the . .letter;
. 1 invited Colonel
Ould to conduct the writers .to my office, and
'on their arilval stated to them thatthey must
I:l,3ccrriscions they.bould nol be pdmitted to an
interwiew , tith the president without inform,
ing•tne more fully of thi object of their mis
sion, and satisfy, me that they came by
quest,of . Mr." Lincoln. Mr. Gilmore replied
that they came , unofficially, but with the know-.
ledge end . at: the. desire of Mr, Lincoln; that
~,;.•,- 4'. - ' ~:
theytheughtithe war aid had gone.far'enough;
that it could never'ond eicept-by sods. lien, of
an agriterinentr agreement 'might .as
- ;vell•he"nriaile novy•as after -still . .fuither blood
shed; . that therknew by the recentiddreits •of
the Confederate. Congress Wets: will
.ing to snake •petice; that they .atltnitted :that
'probosalsOught !eOme . 'frOm-the North, end
that. they•were prepared 'JO' make - the S e .:
.gosals by Mr. -Lincoln's authority;' that it•wits
necessary to . hoke.R.spri olinferrial'understand•
ing in .advance'Of regular •:negetiations, for it
r(irrim is!iniiers • were' appointed.. Without, some
such uhilerstentlfrie;..i hey Would meet, quairel'
and saperate,, leavingt ii - S• parties- more hit ter
against each I hrix . .before; that they' knew - Mr.
Lincoln's views and woulidstatethern • if press=
ed by. ' the President, to. do, do; •and desired.
know his in return:: : "•••
•'.. I egaininsisteiren some evidence.. hat. they
came from Mr. - Lineola, and in 'order to: sittisy
roe, Mr. Giirrioee referred to thefact
Mission for their coming, hrough out lines had
been' asked officially . by General Grant. in,a.
letter to. General . Lee, and: that General . .,Orant
in that letter h'ad asked'. that- this; request.
shOuld lie' referred, to President . Davi e. 'M r.
Gilmore tbemshowecl . me a card,' written' and
,Mr.... Lincoln, requesting! pener . al
Giant to aid' Mr. Gilinpre.'•antlfriertd in iiisaing
through, iris tines into, the .Confederacy; .
Jaqueslhen sa iq his nami.Waa.not, put on .111 , ;'
card.for the reason that it, was earnesly,desife'd
that their . visit : 'should be kept . egeritCtbdt he
hail Come,intOthe Confederacy e•year.ago, and
,Petersburg ona !similar errand, and
that it woolesreii if his name 'should become.
known that some ofthose - who he.had formerlY
met in Petersburg would conjecture the 'purpose
for. Which be :now came. .1-le • said that the
terms of peace which they would Offerth the
Preiiident weak' . be hunei-abl? to the. Conti:dere: .
•:cv; that 19,1 did „not- desire the Conf,idetacy .
should t•ccept any . cither terms, but "would' be
glad to have, my-promise, :as they, gave.theirs;
that their Visit shotild , hc•k . -Pt a •ri(ofoqhd,sedret
it ittailed to result in peace; that it, would not
jukr that either party Should seal -any ••acl
vantage by diviiiiing the -fact of their ever•'
titre for Peacell unsuccessful. I assented ...to
this' tequeat,'and then fising,
,derstand you to state distinctly. that 'yen came'
as*Mes . sengers (torn Mr. Liticblii '.for 'the. Mir.
pose Of a greeinewit h the. President as to' the
tiOri for tiy. 'Mr: Lincoln with
authority for. stating his' own Views and reeeiv
.ing those of Pregident D'avl3?" Both answer:
ed theaftirmittiVei and I then 'said that 'the
Pi esident would.see them at: office ..the
63 rfIC .c VP') i ng, etnine P. M.; that, at
,he Weuld; but if hr
,Olij.ected after .
reating my report they , .shotild be • , informed.•
„They , were then tecommitted to:the ehatge • Of•
COlonel.oidd,..wfth: . the...understanding. that'
they were to'be.cOnducted terny, office at the,
appninted . diour, Unless otherwise ordered.
...T.his'interView, connected With the . report
precionsly.Made, by Colonel 0014.10 on my
.decided impression -that. Mr.' Lincoln '
•wasaveise to sending formal. cominissionert
to open -nago'fiatibris,.rest! he might
deefned to have term.tnlzed the indePendenee 61
'the Con'tederae'v,and that he Wei' alixions• •re
.Ivarn whetherthe conditions' on 'which slime
he typi!d'bi• µalso .lii•take.suClifta. step would
be yivlded the Confederary;.that,With' this
view• he' pieced his, messengers in 'condition
satisfy us that they really:can - le . :from, him,
without criminitting . himself to' enYthipg,iin the,
'event of rltngr'eietn.ent' as to such conditions
as he Considered to be-.indispeniahle. Oa ; in•
•fornilitg the Predideitt thereof of •My *corilit
sion &I - ermined that :no•.question or fortri
of etiquette shetilib he' an obstacle. of his re
ceiving ariy. overture that promised, however
remeteiy, res . ult in putting an. end: to the
carnage`which' triaiked the continuEnce' : of
The Presidtnt -came to .my office at nine
o'clock inthe evening, and Colonel,buld Carrie
.a . few • 'momenta later, With..Mesars; 'Jaques
had Gihriorc The , President—said. , to them
that he ha'd heard'from me that they - came as
messengerrof.peria .. from „Mr. Lincoln, that
as'suchthey were ~we lcome; thaty . ,the Confed
erticy‘ had never concealed its desire for pedce,
and thAthe was romly to tiear what they had
offe'r.on the•anbjeet: •'lr. • •.
Gilmnre . thqn 'addressed„,the President,
and in a, tew minutes had .c.inveyed
qmd!ion that . thocitwo geitlemen buil come.
R ti d. mpredsed ble . a.,t hat this
Government tioutd tiecept ;a 'peace on . thebitais
Of a .recanstt oe ticin of tor. Union , thc abolition
of.slavery, arid !be giant of . un amnesty to ...the
P.Ople of. the 'State es tepentent criminals.. In
order. to. accomplish the. abolition 'of: slai,ry.,
it was proi - rosa that arre.iliduld . be a,general
vote of all the 'people *la, „ both c onfederations,
and the. martity.of the:votes Ihus.taken vCaS.
deiernimp that..as . all other: disputeil
ons....• These weiri%stnted to 6e Mi. Lincoln's'
The President answered thlit as these•
ropoa!e• htit! beer/ iffe.fiaced ,by tbe.iemark
that !he peoPle of the:Nottlt were a majori4,
and that a majority ought to govern the offer
was, in effect a proPosat that At:6 -•Con federate
States 'should surrender at discretion, admit
that they had beeti wrong hom the beginning
of the contest, submit to the mercy of their
enemiei, and aCow themselves to be in need of
pardon for crimes; that extermination was pre
ferable, to such dishonor.
He stated that if they were themselves
unacquainted with the form of their own gov
ernrnept as to make , such propositions,.
LincOln ',ought have known wheti giving
them his.vie'ws that•itwisbutof the' fioWer of
je.ct of the domestic institutions. Of the several
States, each btats h I iinz, exclusive "laris.die•
lion.en that Point,•still less to commit the
citioti of such a question .to the.vOte of :a fOre.:.
ri„o peoplei'that the separation of the Statei
was. • an, accomplished: fact;• that he hai. no
authotity to receive. proposals'for, negotiation
'except by viitueor his office is President of
an indepetitient confederacy, arid on this basis
alone must proposals he Made 16 him: .
At one' period of the conversation . M r. Gil..
more made use. of soma language- reerring to
these Stetes.as "rebels,"' While rendering an.
accounevf Mr. Lincoln's- views, and' apolouiz-, for the , word.' The President desired him
to'proceed, that • no offence was taken, and
that he . wwhed Mr.*Lincoln'i language. to he
repeatea to him All exactly, as possible: . Some
further conversation took place, suhstentiafly
to.dte same , effect ea the foregoing, wheit•tbe
President rose. to •Itidieate that the interview
wee at :an . end::: :The t wo.ginfleinen were then
recommitted to the" charge . of Coronet Ould s •
and left Richmond.thenext day...
Th a ,..aceount - Of the . Visit of Messrs Gilmore
and.Jaques to Richmond , hai been rendered
necessary. y publications".made y one 0r,.0,
.of them since their-'return. to theUnifed,States,
notwithstanding the agreerniiit thattheir,yi sit .
was co be.kept,seeret. ,They have 'have s per
haps,:.concluiled that,'' es.'promise' of
itecresy was. Made at their requeSt; It, wea per
rnissable to diareaard "We', had no reason
for.desiring .to conceal 'what occurred, and
therelOre, cOrnplaint make..ot lie
pnblicittgiven.tothe fact, of the vi*Tbe
extreme Inaccuracy of Mr,: Gilmore live .
'will be, apparent to 'you:. riven the ' foregoing
. . . . .
You•lta - y*, no '
'doubt 'Seen in - the Ilnithern
'papers 'an aeconttr another. conferenci.'"on the
peace; . . .
subject, o( which. ook . place in .Canada,
at:about the *amp. date,..between Meedry •C:
C. - V." Ifolcombe, Confederate
. citl'iens of:the highest : character and pillion . ;
and Mr. Horace Greeley, of :NOW York,. 'acting
with' authority Of.. Preeident • Lincoln. ..It is
deemed ••nnt • itriproper. - to inform. ;'you 'that
.Messes: C.C... Clayand •Holeoinbe :.al.
.thOugh • enjoying 'in an • eminent'' d,e . gree, the
.confidence. and esteem of the ?resident, 'were
strictly accprate:in their' statement that they,
Were witlinot any authority froirrthe Goeetn..,
meat treat . with that' t be.. Untied' Slates
on any subject. whatever: We ha'd•no
edge of 'belt .conference. with Mr.'Greeley;
nor of - their • proposed Wiiit to Washington;
till we saw : the newspaper 'putilications. A .
signifl'eant 'confirmatiOn the truth : of th e
staterrient Me . ssrs...Gilmore and Jagiies ihat ,
they came as . rnessong;ers.frotn••Mr. - 4'ilicoln is
to,be'found'inthe fact that . the views of Mr.
Lincoln; as itated . bY- them to the P.residerit ,
tire' inexact conformity, with'the ciffensive•
. ...addreserd to .“Whom •it may concern,"
which'Has• sent by Mr. 'Lincolo.. to Messrs.
'Clay arid.'llolconibe . by file:ll4os of bis . piiv;te
Secketiry; lloyond • whieb was 'properly
reg'a'rded by those gentletnen
that Mr, Lincoln w as unwillitig•that. this • war
should cease 'in , his. power to .Continno
ho'tilities. , • •• • . • • .
I amp-very,.respeetfully t •your obedient et , r
cant; • . •J. P..BerrAmiN,
' " • S . qcretit'ry .of Stote.:
• jinn. j4iIIIPS ,NdSoniCommisiicitier to•the
c9ntinent,.&e., Btc., P.a . • , ,
(Prom - the Lane:isle! Ihtalligent)
MEN SapD , AT.AUCTION IN CIIST.gIZ
• The . adjoining county •of 'Chester hae l ongg
been noted . aS one of the hotbeds of
.isin. Its popUlation haefsteadfastlyateett in
hostile array to the Democratic party, becauie
the.y,close to , tegard 'pru,si.tvery. astu..politipal
organikation. One would naturally have sup—
pOsed that..ef er'sudh . exhibition .Chester
Conntry.9dakers would be the last r . i•p Mo . on
earth. to engage in the 'slave, irade, But, ales
. for the Weakness of human nature, there is• ho,
.telliriz what even such: men. may du: When
moved by tho :spirit of cupidity 'and' driven 'to '
'deFpet alum by lear'of perional danger. :Ohes:
ter, couoty - fithatieism
eeute with-iti own the bloody work it .
has inaugurated.' ' •Accordingly wa :lind :the
Abolltionitql'or that . moSt,go.dly. region' !alga , '
ly' engegeil , ,in the 'slave bade under Op. new
impale ove.n it,by the •decision whlch 'el—,
loWs'agents to be sent; out to: recruit the,
various. slove . di , tricts Where •negroes .a hound..
But : thiels nut all, 66r:el/eh the ivorNt. : A s s.
tooishint as it may read; it • is nevertheless
trile.thut they have 'ereited aregular auction
block 'for the. sake 'of human .Arch in the pious
and polioe4 tOwn.;if West . Chester.. White
men and negioes, mixed up , indiscriminately,
in accordance with the 'mast at - MI-Oiled theories
of AholitiOnism,• are siet.up to be Sold •to the
highest bidder. Those engaged in the traffic
have taken out regular licences 'Under the -in—
ternalreVenue law, and pay an annual tax
rah— dollar., for the privilege of Selling human
fish and blood "at nubile outcry. The, coming
draft had filled the soul of..noany-an• Abolition,
coward with' intense horror. ' :As they, heard
the howrof the ""gorillas" at Washington. de
manifing the b100d0t..5p0,000 new victims,•.the
warm current troze,in their vein?, each' prirlie
Aar..hair of their • he'a'ds stood on end :With
trightj and' much na they hived . their retioory,
th!4.y.ll , eriiret to. Acr,ifte even. their !est
cherished idol r4thile'thali go iO riersOri.to fight
gut infirn.il iloCtrines' in—
liumen bloodhounds were soon on the tract
of every' pnor wnite - man »born" the:present° .01
'Want had reilueedio a atate of desperation, 'or
of any pont. devil of :a.ltiegro might be
hullied,.bought, or cunningly. inevigied • into' ex
changing hisfilthyCovering. of rags for, a' suit
orf:regulatiOn "blue," end, - the emptiness ;of his
.pockets' for a well .-'stulfed ‘iallet of ~ g reen
banks' HaVing'hurited down some sueh , prey,
the next thing was fo dispeserif it to; the ''best
dvantage. • The substitute dealers of that sec
tion being . intirriate. with . description of
slave auctions the Sou th,. aepictured by Her.
riet . Beecher, Stowe and the others, of 'her
.stripe,. and being ',alive to its'benefits, deter 7
mined - to introduce the establishment into: the
• • •
tee 1), ntelligent ( ), and most ehristtan
county'.of Chester. It Was accordingly:duly
advertised from time to time Abet -at
hours. sale of men would -be held.. Now a
White men was put up to be bid for by Whit ,
and'. negrOes alike, and. then a 'negro. .The
scramble among the'puithasers is said to have
been . diOgistingly exciting.. We can'imagine
the scene and, bear the VtikP of the crier,
eSi this. way! :.• Draw this, way,. gentlethen, it
you" please! We now offs this man,- John
Jones---laged 46—just nut of the draft and,
fors, a valuable substitute. He ha's been. Strip,
ped stark naked and carefully examinetrby ,
the bOard.. We, warrant him all. right, Or. the
.money refunded, • He has a sickly . wile 'and, a
large family'of small children; but he , is•amind
hiOnself. 'How.mtrai do we hear for Mai?"
• cs7hree haathail dellttre,'" Bro . arl.
brim, whose bresst . •.r.s' torn - with •Coritetiding
elnotions of cowardice and cupidity.,:
"Only'do es % hundred'
. dollars, ll echoes.' Abe .
4, 177Ay ho's worth three times that money.
Fear - hundred! Thank, you, Sir! .Fine 'hand,
red! Si: handrail! - Tbare 'Foist that's lively,
tentlemsn! Six Ally! Aad a ha/r—
-and a kill! Wind your. Aids, g4asSies! Se.
bre! , 9nes;--Arie iimee-- . 4ene le"
• • • •-
So went the:eravelinetion'althe.-cotiptyseACl:.
of - A bolitiunized Quakertield Chester couttitZ.
• This ii•nor a mere fancy sketch,:
were hod " et. public - anicry bj..inen
licensed at, a uctioniers,
.of tire sellers were of.noteivorthit;Onfrierideatg,ii'. E.
,thie wee 'negro, who brought ..tn Markeettlysi,:
of his: own, colcir"iand io tbetpigracirofr,the.dp;,, , ,
ended wretch be it said, one miserably .- :whito:'
biped which presumed pecan - itself;a;
The 'negro fou'nd •no
.dylioilty dispersinx : ot
Ms stock among :the purcbitiers4seani,
•bled. ' Among others who - were. itt,the brilsoess
were tWo wins of a ?opalA bolitiontsip'.one
'when' had tpien the conscientious ' oa t h, while'
the other had been' exempted: Me•s.fai•
ber swore he, vras non innopoi tnenki,.btit thejr,.
oth were doing their , beet. _to ;Ake ratr).•,,
"greenbacks"' as the,Prrke.'of ibir,huriin beings
ihey.were selling to' , theephitnblite...;'•:Acd ,, l4!rtY,„,
silly serfeeemed•to:be the sharPir Of tato..
'The proof of the actual occurrence - or theta.
things, - substantially as we rrvistri
havir in the' word•of begot the most honorablii ' •
and reliable gentleman irjrhester H.
was an eye witness. Oh. the damnable :Ian) !
ocriey, the , detestable. meanness of • AhOliAimr.
ism!, .Theire very, men could weep magi synvi.-
pothetic tears over thy lying fictionssof • Miser:. .•
gentically . .inclined femalei Writers, while riady r•
to erigageln amore disgusting traffics in human
flesh than any thatthe slave "market . of - •the s
South ever witners.d. . Out upon them for the.
wiriest • lying hypocrttei' that ever -.disgraced
God's green earth. , They' ought to ; be brandlid
and pilloried as fi t objects for the'eloir urtrieV-••
ing finger of scorntO•lie forever -Pointed:at..
an An UPON i . n . E vciii.--The
orepininet*.fin. is' inlormed . !ISt a protioinent
Abolitionist, who •forrnerly„did: an,. extensiVet
busineis the Wxy ot running Southern' olive!
off to Coned)! Punderground
is now eqmsed in'bringing thettt hack over the.
bile 061181.1116 g then 3, tor three hundred dialers
per hedd es" subetitntes. Three,. philanthropy,
for yOu courel Air.:Ab. don't pocket' mom ,
than half the price.. ''•
..,•Oustutirs FacT:—The - lmajority 'of. the
"soldiers-, letters;' which aro published 'in'
Shoddy 'organs, are (rum'. o,Pseri- r the .billoso
ilre ipannfaetwred a( home per orOer.• It is not
any' inure Wondetful that glatTiceri" should dew:.
ounce peace men mind measures thin for n.Gov
ernment• .rontrarto . rs to .traduio.hoilesty: sod,
oppose, retrenchment, The men of .tha' .11intip
saak and midtet, who . do the hard •Ayork :and
the hard fighting for.twent;r , one centi
e:e not found Bailing aih-tratiket slanettlliese
who Lii•e. seeking 'to end the .hlaody *.ottrfe end
save .i he country apd.•the -tlpiOn. cieilq.ed
and enlightened negotiritiont;•, • ...
The State Militia Pill.
The following are , the' features of, the, Mill
tie. 13111 passed by the Legislature and now
the hands of the Gov.ernort
See. 1. The Governor anti State Treasurer
are authorized to borrow three million of dol.
birth on the faith of the Commonwealth; to
issue certificates of 10144 or` coupon bonds, of
'not lens than one.huntircd dollars, hearing Slrs'
per cent, per annum interest, payable semi
annually in Philadelphia; not to be taxable for
any purpose, and. to be telinbureable any tittle
after ten years.
Set. 2. Bonds to be ni4, , ned by the Govern
or,:countersigned by the Stet • Treasurer and
lu lilac Genqral. The Governor is authorised
to thaw warrants on the Triasurer fog eX . " .
pen6tl9 of negotiating loan, to be paid out of
Sec. 3. Aiithorizas the Governor to appoint
one mejor-grneral ana two lirigadier-generals,
of Military education, skill, and experience, tot
have CW1111311211 of all the militia forces of Pena.
• See r 4. Relates to the quart,errnal.tes' and
.co . tionissary. 'departinenis,, tha lispection
store's, letting of COPli . acis,.&c.
Sec. • 3..• t hot laes the Goverrior fo oiflaniti
a . mititery.corpsoo be called the PerinsYlvania .
State Guard, to be composes! In dui proportion
of cavalry; infantrY,.attillcry., The reihrente „
'to be Composed of companies ot like ,uomber
and in be mired, elnipped;c'olh(d;.4lllClollia4'.
g overned and paid. altnliar to .rederal .
and to h a
. pl4iled in the •servlce..lif the SPItI4I
fora period not eicceedlng three:' years,. hollos,.
seiner discharged,. to he called . intoneivicti
such times ant fie.Goitecnor . „may
eu ' T hp Governor to .Fipp9iiit . ,.a II ,regitnent:.
officers,al • and:companies to• elect'•comPany.;
officers. Ali others to be citlz.;.ns of the Corn-=
.Sec. 6. Author zes. the GovernOr, to' provide
hospitt.l arrangements;. camps -of .iolittuptionp
arms'and .. acContrement4.llarrialm 0 104' camp.
equipage, trznaportUtion,- subilsten*and, all
things necessary for . putting.tiiGlitml 14'4/ ser
vice; to adopt all•niedful regnlitional: to' take,
and uselprses.for caialry. and artillery:air- .
vice; fOr which compensation, shill ba
within six monthsf and to seize rail roads find'
such other means of, transportation •as , thei
igencies of the case . demand' ' !
.'Sec. 7. Authorized the Governor to eitisa
an' imMediati enroliturnt• to be made, and
draw tha 'State Girard,from the militia;". by,
draft or volunteering, from such, portions:of this.
Commonwealt as -he. may deem • neceiss4.. •
Persons fit - for service may. be Fei..elved.atii..volr
unteers mithout ieferenceto,age.
Sec. 8: Aufhorizecthe GOverncir to ute..thie
enrollment of the GenSial ,GovernMentit neeett•
wry. -11practiCalle,. however, he is
to make an enrollment. A'ssersorsvrhlit.refaita •
to 'enroll .within five days atter•notifieati ti n,:Y.:'
the Governor. to be reiroved and
pofrlted to make :the
ernor:to appoint one competent person
district, a physician',.who in coniunction:W4th," • :
country or cisty,en'tnmissiOners,:.shall
it board of enrolirnent to'siefermineexstiaßtliftis, 5".."
.three of Whom , —tbe• " • .s
constitute u quorium.".,Alrotlitei:cFlptiel.;ql;tbei • 's '•"
cnrollmentehall be con ducted-tinitri" s ibri'llifof,::. •
Ma r 4 1 , 486 . 4 ) to which this .s.
7r lin 'Or ielen to,regeive 0 1 / 4 0.'441A:020
iioners ihree" , doilars-per:-daY . - The Gaierboi •
to have - power nt o , nfe le es "1,..Z n d ,enforae, 'Ott
necessary"tO4ii'e . eirt,olOpi. fp . (bi
• Se 9.:.
izeti, to. sell any.; tinriervi"ceblet,Oritntittes;l#ll,4:.,•t+'
pinceeds to.bkapplied . ,
Nhen : thebrigerte..o44Cgcsßo..vt;:•.:r: - . .:
the 3rd section" of this origiws*,t 4 ;
be paid-. 1 4 -04 severs; elttln
whit h the Irsessniertt .is
. . ,