Washington, March 20. TKo fi icnds of Judgc Davi authorize the publioation of the following statements: The Judgo accoptod the Columbus nomination m a t4g,r;iphio (tispatch ■which has boeti widely published ; and lie has heW no other corrorspondenco on that fcubjrct, public or private. He has not sought, dCfrectPy or inilÍToctly, by any ngency whatevor, and will not hhoí, tho isomiuation of any fionvention for the Presidency, and he declines to enter into any politieal correspondcice or avrangements concerning a nomination, do ming such a course inconsistent with the proprieties of his j údicial trust. Ilis position la plainly this : It thc peoplú who M6k to bring about a reíorai in th governinent, ■who favor amncsty for poliboal oflmoes, cordial restoration of Union in all jts integrity, tho 8ujireniacy of the civil over military miVhorlty, the upright enforcementj.hostiiity to centralization, and iiitogrity in the adrainistration of' affairs. ilboiro him to represent theni ag a candi'late for Hie Presidency, h will accept tlint honor, beonuse tliosO principies acCJfd outirely with his coavictione.