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Letter From Judge Parker

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-A correspondent senas tue oeneca í'aiis Reveille, the f'ollowing extract froni a letter written by Judge Parker, a lew days since, to a gentleman n Oneida, Oneida county. ít vvill be remembered that Judge Parker was one of the three Comrnissioners sent to Washington bv Governor Séymouf" upon the arrest of Col. North and others, a short time before the recent election : Amany, Nov. 18, 1864. My Dear Sik. - In answer to your letter of yesttrday, I vvould have no doubt in the least that thousands of hon est soldiers' votes were lost by the coiirse pursued at Washington in ar resting our agenta without cause. The proceedings had the effect to intimídate our agents everywhere, and nearly sus pended all operations in laldng demo cratic votes. Added to that the delay to forward our votes by mail uutil aftei election, was such as to maku a diffur ence of thousands inore. On a fair vote I have no doubt, we had at least, 20, 000 democratie müjority in this iátate. etc, Amasa J. Pakkeii, JÉT" A Washington oorrespondent of a Cincinnati paper bringa into tion the authorship nf portions of oor tain documi nts whioh bear the namu o the President. He s lys : " The orisii nal manuscript of the inaugural, ñiirly covered wilh hterlineations in the handwriting of Mr. Seward, is still in existence in Washington. The eoncluding sentence of the Emancipation Prociamation is known to have been Mr. Chase's. The purely departmental pnrts of oae or more late messages were originally wntten by other hands." He a'so states that the President wrote tho Eraancipation Prpolamation on stiff ebeetR of a sort of card-board, which he oould lay upon his knee, and write upon as he sat with his foet upon the table, and bis chair tilted back iu the "Amerioau attitude"


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