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ttles, your security and success will depend upon a high degree of self-reliance. It is the momentum of great confidence, regulated by sound judgment, that crushes every obstacle. The following letter also was written during the period of his service as paymaster, and while he was under the shadow of doubt, loss, and privation, already mentioned. It is another illustration of his resolute trust and cheerfulness in trouble: Austin, Texas, December 23, 1854. My dear son: I send you and Rosa and Hennie the best wishes of my heart for your health and happiness always; but especially do I offer my wishes for a happy Christmas and a happy New Year, which I am reminded to do by the happy little faces around me, impatient for the arrival of those days so delightful to the beneficiaries of that merry little friend of good children, St. Nicholas. Maggie implicitly believes in his advent and good works; but Sid and Hancock are disenchanted, though the little hypocrites, like taller ones
exertion on their part to bring about harmony again. I presume that the sentiments of these resolutions, which are those of the people of this city, may be set down as those of the State, with the exception of a small minority. I send Hennie, Rosa, Mrs. Duncan, and grandpa's little pets, best love. Your affectionate father, A. S. Johnston. The following letter to Major Fitz-John Porter, though in parts nearly identical with that just given, is inserted as corroborative of General John be tarnished. I shall do my duty to the last, and when absolved take my course. I must now look out for a livelihood for my poor family; how or where to find it is not apparent, but with my courage all will not be lost. Give my love to Hennie, Rosa, Mrs. Duncan, and the children. Your affectionate father, A. S. Johnston. You had, perhaps, better let the announcement of my resignation come from the department. [confidential.] San Francisco, California, April 14, 1861. My dear d