as gone the other way,--and, behold, the laurels that have been woven for President Lincoln are proffered to President Davis.
Yet, not quite so. We who were in the gland, as a whole, will make it to be felt wherever the just authority of President Lincoln is recognized, that we grieve when they are humbled — that we confide in land are to be determined by the merits of the contest now waging between President Lincoln and President Jefferson Davis, we shall be glad, especially at this seasoident at Washington or by the general at the head of the army in the field.
Mr. Lincoln, it is admitted, has travelled far beyond the principles of the Constitutiont perfectly justifiable. The indemnity acts of Congress prove them to be so. Mr. Lincoln can delegate to the chief of the army any power which the head of the Execut and for the purposes of the. campaign it matters little, we repeat, whether Mr. Lincoln or General McClellan exercises powers which are beyond the strict letter of