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ames in this connection. Allusions have been made to Senator Fessenden of Maine, ex-Minister Motley, General Dix, ex-Secretary Stanton, and Charles Sumner of Massachusetts. Without disparaging in any degree his assumed competitors, the last-namedldiers have never asked for such censure of the brave and loyal statesman who was the bosom friend and confidant of Secretary Stanton (the great war-minister, second, if at all, only to Carnot) and of John A. Andrew, dear to the heart of every Massalaves to set them at liberty, making a Christian provision for them, and four Friends—John Woolman, John Scarborough, Daniel Stanton, and John Sykes—were approved of as suitable persons to visit and treat with such as kept slaves, within the limits o which he accomplished it:— In the beginning of the 12th month I joined in company with my friends, John Sykes and Daniel Stanton, I n visiting such as had slaves. Some, whose hearts were rightly exercised about them, appeared to be glad of our v<