and obey the laws of the Federal Government, and this proclamation of the President is a nullity.
They can relieve the country of any dangers or injustice from such a source.
They will not do that; not an iota of their pride and ambition will they sacrifice.
We can only say to them what we have always said: Obey the laws and drop this rebellion, or we shall compel you; and when that is done, we shall settle the account with the President for this proclamation.
The experience of Wm Henry Hurlbut in the South--Choice extracts.
Mr. Wm. Henry Huribut, who was not hung as a spy during his sojourn in Richmond, is publishing in the New York Times a series of letters to Hon. Amasa A. Parker, entitled "Fifteen Months at the South." He says after Secretary Benjamin refused him a passport he "took rooms in a retired part of the city, and awaited a favorable opportunity to escape." He had full liberty to observe things in and around Richmond and feels warranted now in admitting that--