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on, the story goes that, after the death of Chief-Justice Taney, and before the appointment of Mr. Chase in his stead, a committee of citizens from the Philadelphia Union League, with a distinguishedo Washington, for the purpose of laying before the President the reason why, in their opinion, Mr. Chase should be appointed to the vacancy on the bench. They took with them a memorial addressed to : Will you do me the favor to leave that paper with me? I want it in order that, if I appoint Mr. Chase, I may show the friends of the other persons for whom the office is solicited, by how powerful an influence and by what strong personal recommendations the claims of Mr. Chase were supported. The committee listened with great satisfaction, and were about to depart, thinking that Mr. Chase Mr. Chase was sure of the appointment, when they perceived that Mr. Lincoln had not finished what he intended to say. And, I want the paper also, continued he, after a pause, in order that, if I should appoint
; but, being well cared for by the proper authorities, she hopes soon to recover her strength. We have evidence, in abundance, of the awful condition of the Union people — of their heroic endurance and unwearied patience, in waiting for the advance of the old flag and of the armies of the Union. Why not bend our energies to release them? Will our rulers look for candidates for the Presidency, while the chivalry are hanging and murdering loyal Tennesseeans, Alabamians, and Georgians? Will Chase and Lincoln be fighting over the future honors of the White House, while the valiant chivalry are hunting down, with bloodhounds, the loyal people of the South? Will such fanatical ranters as Wendell Phillips and Beecher foam and froth about the emancipation proclamation, while thousands are being enslaved by the conscripting minions of Jeff Davis? Will the little one-horse abolition and Republican editors of the North be howling about copperheads, while such a woman as Mrs. Davis is robbe