stood to exist by the President when be entrusted me with the safe conduct required, it seems to me on every account advisable that I should communicate with him by telegraph, and solicit fresh instructions, which I shall at once proceed to do. I hope to be able to transmit the result this afternoon; and at all events I shall do so at the earliest moment. Yours truly, Horace Greeley.
[Messrs Clay and Holcombe to Horace Greeley.] Clifton House, Niagara Falls, July 18, 1864. To Messrs Clement C Clay and James P Holcombe, Clifton House, Canada West. To Hon. H. Greeley, Niagara Falls, N. York: Sir:
We have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of this date by the hands of Colonel Jewett, and will await the further answer which you propose to send to us. We are, very respectfully, &c. C. O. Clay, Jr., James P. Holcombe.
[Horace Greeley to Messrs Clay and Holcombe] International Hotel Niagara Falls, N. Y., July 19, 1864 Gentlemen:
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