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en introduced by Seward, as something new and appalling, and outstripping all the ingenious contrivances of all the despotisms that ever existed. But the incarceration and torture of helpless women and the outrages heaped upon them, as detailed in this letter, will more shock manly natures, and stamp the Lincoln dynasty everywhere with undying infamy. The letter tells its own tale, and may be relied on as a true copy of the original, in the hands of Wm. H. Seward: Washington, Nov. 17, 1861, 398 16th st. To the Hon. Wm. H. Seward, secretary of State: Sir: For nearly three months I have been confined, a close prisoner, shut out from air and exercise, and denied all communion with family and friends "Patience is said to be a great virtue," and I have practiced it, to my utmost capacity of endurance. I am told, sir, that upon your ipse dixit, the fate of citizens depends, and that the sign manual of the ministers of Louis the Fourteenth and Fifteenth, was not mo