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tion, by gradual modifications, and preparing for the final confession that they were mistaken. The first modification of the story is, that General Grant refused to give passes to the Messrs. Blair, which, if they had the authority which was ascribed to them, would not have been refused. Next we are told that the Blairs had no public mission, but that they hoped to get back a large number of letters from prominent politicians throughout the country which were taken by Breckinridge at Silver Spring. These missives might reveal many secrets concerning the ins and outs of partisan movements. The idea of their obtaining such a boon from Jeff. Davis, whose stock of correspondence was captured at his plantation in Mississippi and published to the world, is rather absurd. If the letters of the Blairs contained damaging political revelations, Davis would be the first man to revenge himself by making them public. The latest statement in regard to this matter is, that the Blairs went to