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t ill-omened Congress of self-constituted diplomatists at the Falls of Niagara first produced the impression, and, as it was an agreeable impression, it was impossible to eradicate it. We suppose a meeting of those three celebrated, but somewhat mythical, personages, the man in the moon, the gentleman in the claret-colored coat, and the individual who struck the much-abused William Patterson, Esq., would have had quite as much influence upon the issues of war and peace as the meeting of Messrs. Holcombe, Sanders and Greeley, neither one of whom, so far as we can learn, had any more concern in the matter than the three noted characters introduced in the first part of this sentence. We endeavored to convince the public that it was so; but the delusion was pleasant, and they could not bear to resign it. Even Lincoln's notice "to whom it may concern" could not undeceive them, and it was quite useless to remind them that the two Presidents, by and with the advice and consent of the two Sen