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ence, well knowing that without first seceding from the old Union, it was a status which neither the Constitution nor the laws permitted her to assume. It has been the peculiar characteristic of the politicians who control the destiny of Kentucky to prefer chicanery to logical truth and candor. To affect neutrality while remaining a part of the old Union, bound constitutionally or politically by all its acts, was in keeping with the factious of Crittenden and Guthrie Leslie Coomes and Joe Holt, parson Breckinridge and partisan Prentice. This was the artful dodge by which those cunning men beguiled over from the ranks of the Secessionists proper, the great body of the good people of Kentucky. This is the delusive bait by which they have succeeded in hooking a great and gallant Commonwealth into the toils of Lincoln. This is the net which they have thrown over the limbs of the Secession party there, and prevented them from following John C. Breckinridge, Magoffin, Powell, Burnett,