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it were, from complete success, which may not be avoided. He had much contact with Gen. Halleck, and he could any no man labored more attentively and devotedly in his responsible office than be did. He, Mr. J., did not claim to by more Mr. Conness urged the adoption of the reclusion in the farm of recommending General Grant for the office, as he wished the President to know unmistakably the will of Congress. Mr. Hale also desired its passage as it come from the House, and warned Ser for the Senate to name the person for Lieutenant General, as it had afterwards to act judicially upon the nomination. On a question being taken on striking out the recommendation of General Grant, it was carried — yeas 28, nays 12. Mr. Conness then proposed to amend by inserting after the words Lieutenant General, "who shall be General-in-Chief of the armies of the United States, under the direction of the President, and who shall remain in chief command during the pleasure of the P