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inner. A portion of the able-cloth used was brought over on the "Mayflower." Among the speakers were James W. Soutler, President of the Old Dominion Society, (on whose introduction nine cheers were given for "Old Virginia,") Hansinal Hamlin, Judge Pierpont, and Wm. H. Seward. The speech of Mr. Seward was a complete evasion of the questions of the day, the closing paragraph being, perhaps, as clear as any. This is it: We have a great many statesmen who demand at once to know what the Nortun which has set since that time has set on mollified passions and prejudices, and that if you will only give it time, sixty days more suns will give you a much brighter and more cheerful atmosphere. [Loud and long continued applause.] Judge Pierpont made a speech in which the "Pilgrim Fathers" did not get more than their share of glorification, and their sons got the following: The sons of sires who endured such evils and such sufferings, as cannot be described, to give us this her