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A Reminiscence of Jeff. Davis.--I never saw the so-called President of the so-called Southern Confederacy but once; but the circumstances were such as to distinc
people as Chief Magistrate.
It was doubtless with a courteous intent that Jefferson Davis was made chairman of this committee,--his previous domestic relations with rmance only quiet courtesy and respectful consideration.
Instead thereof, Jefferson Davis, entering the hotel parlor, where General Taylor was seated, with the aspe ner at the bar. The difference of age and the former relations of the parties, (Davis having by a runaway match married General Taylor's daughter, who died a few mon acity was the arena to which popular enthusiasm had lifted him. In a word, Jefferson Davis then and there appeared like the incarnation of rhetorical impudence; the impression more vivid and repulsive; and the recent and recreant career of Jefferson Davis — the bombastic mendacity, as well as the impudent and vulgar tone of his