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ned to the victor of Resaca and Monterey. General Taylor promptly and bluntly put aside the glitterposed victim. Already a popular favorite, General Taylor became a popular idol; and the evident sint his own protest. There is no doubt that General Taylor felt a real disquietude on account of his hared in the popular sentiment that raised General Taylor to the chief magistracy, and entertained tented the exercise of this right. When General Taylor was elected, General Johnston's friends cot free to select for himself. Heretofore, General Taylor's judgment has proved unerring in selectio do not, therefore, wish my friends to ask General Taylor for any office for me. He knows me well; aasons why you could receive no office from General Taylor. I had some time before received one of ation that no application should be made to General Taylor in your behalf. I was one of a committee ill guarantee you will have the offer from General Taylor of whatever he may know it would be agreea[3 more...]