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Congressman Ely. --The telegraph, informs us that Congressman Ely has sent a letter to his late master, Abraham Lincoln, in which it is understood he decidedly favors the recognition of the Confederacy, in so far as an exchange of prisoners isCongressman Ely has sent a letter to his late master, Abraham Lincoln, in which it is understood he decidedly favors the recognition of the Confederacy, in so far as an exchange of prisoners is concerned. If this is true, it proves that Mr. Ely is looking after his personal safety. He might as well advocate a full recognition at once, and them, if he ever manages to get a free pass from Harwood's factory to Rochester, he would, if consiMr. Ely is looking after his personal safety. He might as well advocate a full recognition at once, and them, if he ever manages to get a free pass from Harwood's factory to Rochester, he would, if consistent, endeavor to atone for his past political sins, by pointing out to the Black Republicans the error of their ways. But we have little faith in the integrity of any of Lincoln's Congressmen, and if the Honorable Mr. Ely should prove an exceptiongressmen, and if the Honorable Mr. Ely should prove an exception to his class, it would be truly astonishing. Nevertheless, we would not have it supposed that we desire to discourage his efforts in behalf of a recognition of our national rights.