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The Duplicity of Lincoln. It will be remembered that Messrs. Nelson and Maynard, two patriotic representatives in Congress from Tennessee, were officially assured by Mr. Lincoln that he was opposed to coercive measures, that he was in favor of conciliating the South, and of suspending the collection of the revenues in the seceding States. Perhaps the Virginia Commissioners will be able to inform us how all this can be executed with the large fleet and army sent Southward, except upon a su
uld not be good breading to ask him what he means till he has knocked you down.
In conformity with which newly invented code of etiquette, we shall refrain from asserting that the official assurances of peace which Lincoln, Seward & Co., gave to Nelson, Maynard, and everybody else, were downright falsehoods, deliberately intended to throw the Southern people off their guard to their destruction.
But certainly, under permission of the gentlemen of the Convention, we can't help thinking that, ou