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We publiih ïn auother column the noble letter of General Georoe B., a'ccepting the uominalion of the Chicigo Convention, and invito a cateful rending of it by every citiïen into whose hands paper may f;iU, be lie Democrat or Republican. This Jetter alone, had Gen. McClellan nevcr written anothcr word upon the greafc issues involved in the present shraggle, would mark hiin the schola-r, statesraan, and the patriot. lts keynote is the Union, 6Ounded in no hesitatingmanner, but in a tone that none ean misunderstand. The Chicago conrention proclaimed " vnmcerving fidelity toiht Fnion ander the Comtitution," and that "tho aim and object of the Democratie party is to preserve the Federal TJnion." General McClüllan, the candidato of tho convantion which ennunciated the platform, has a right to interpret that platform, and he has doce so to the utter overwhelming of all those demogogues who would torture it into declaring for poace on any other conditions than the restoration or proservation of Union. Ho say, " I am happy to know that when tha norriination was made the reoord of my public life was kept in view," and by that record he chooses to square the platform upon which the convention saw fit lo place htm It was a record of patriotio illustrated by h!a instruction as coimander-in chief, his IIrrÍ3on's Landing letter to the Presi dent, his West Point oration, his Lake 3te6HFge spocoh, his evory woid and deed, ad tb oouventiou couid uot hr tisundergtood his views. Ile iias a " lovc ana'rererence for the Union, Oonstitution, laws, and flag of our country ; " ho declares " tho existenee o' moro than ono government over the región which once ownedouj flag, is incompatible wiih the peace, the power, nd the happiness of the people ; :' that 'Hhi Unionmutl be preserved atull hazards;" tliivt M the Union is the one condition of peuce i "' and thnt should peaceful efforts fail to attain thcir "the responsibility for ulterior conseq(ieDces will fall upon those who remain in arma against lb,o Union." liiere is no döuble desling. no ntnbig guofts phrases to boconstrued bo'.h ways, it is ihe (Jiiiou liy negotiation, or the Uuion y forée of anus -;he Uniun der the Constitution, witb all the public ' and private rights it guáranteos preserved iuviolate. AYhat patriot dues not prefer the eleetion of a mm who apeaks thus frankly, maufully, Dübly, and wuh such dignity, in acceptiug so responsible a posi'ion, to the suoces of hiin who, forgettiug the proprieties of tho occasion, prates about "swanping horses?"


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Michigan Argus