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ws, C. J. Faulkner, and R. H. Dulaney, W. N. McVeigh, H. B. Taylor, James A. Seddon, W. B. Richards, Jr., J. C. Breckinridge, and Jefferson Davis.
The District Attorney, by leave of the court, saith that he will not prosecute further on behalf of the United States, against the above-named parties upon separate indictments for treason.
It is, therefore, ordered by the court that the prosecutions aforesaid be dismissed.
Strange to say, an order was entered upon the 1st of February, reciting that inasmuch as the indictments had been dismissed, he and his bondsmen were forever released.
The motion, on appeal in the Supreme Court, of course, was never called, and is now filed amongst its archives.
This recitation of the Trials and Trial of Jefferson Davis has not been prepared with the purpose of stirring up sectional animosities or reviving the bitterness of the past.
Its aim has been solely to vindicate the truth of history, that its teachings may be taken