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President Lincoln and Gov. Magoffin. The efforts of Kentucky to preserve an attitude of neutrality are attended with great difficulties and bitter humiliations. The Federal Government has never stipulated to observe the much desired neutrality. On the contrary, that Government was very prompt to give Kentucky to understand oln was — assessed in the round sum of $1,070,543. Somewhat surprised at these repeated manifestations of a design to ignore the neutrality of Kentucky, Governor Magoffin Lately concluded to address a letter to President Lincoln. The letter, doubtless for prudential reasons, is confined to the single subject of the distributio been done at the solicitation of eminent citizens of Kentucky, who are imppliedly asserted to know fully as much of the wishes of the people of the State as Governor Magoffin himself. In fact, Lincoln treats the legislative voice and the gubernatorial proclamation as but the expressions of so many mere citizens, and offsets them
t of a regiment of Home Guards, under command of Colonel McClurg--numbering in all about 1,200 men. This force would enable them to drive the Confederates from that section of the State, when aided, as they soon would be, by two or three regiments on the march from Jefferson City. When near Georgetown, the Illinois regiment was fired at by a person from a window, with a double-barreled shot-gun, killing one man and wounding another. The person firing was captured, and proved to be Colonel Magoffin, the leader of the Secessionists in Pettis county. He is now a prisoner. Captain Staples, who has been greatly instrumental in bringing about these troubles, was laying waste the country, sizing the wheat of Union men, and having it ground into flour for the use of the Confederate forces. Their day will soon be over. Mr. Vallandigham and the war. Hon. C. L. Vallandigham closes a recent letter contradicting certain Black Republican falsehoods about him, with the followin