their journey to this city.
It is understood that Col Jaquess will soon publish an official account of this visit and the object connected with it, and whatever may be thought of the Colonel's proposed, means of reconciliation, there can be no doubt both of his honesty and unswerving loyalty.
[George N. Sanders to Horace Greeley][private and confidential.] Clifton House. Niagara-Falls, C. W., July 12, 1864. Sir:
I am authorized to say that Hon Clement C Clay, of Alabama, Prof James P Holcombe, of Virginia, and George N Sanders, of Dixie, are ready and willing to go at one to Washington, upon
complete and unqualified protection being given, either by the President or Secretary of War.
Let the permission include the three names and one other. Very respectfully, George N. Sanders.
[Horace Greeley's reply] Niagara Falls, N. Y., July 17, 1864. To Hon Horses Greeley, Gentlemen:
I am informed that you are duty accredited from Richmond as the bearers