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Doc. 27.-the case of Jesse D. Bright. On the sixteenth of December, 1861, Mr. Wilkinson, of Minnesota, introduced into the Senate of the United States, the following resolution: Whereas, Hon. Jesse D. Bright, heretofore, on the first day of March, 1861, wrote a letter, of which the following is a copy: Washington, March 1, 1861. my dear sir: Allow me to introduce, to your acquaintance, my friend Thomas B. Lincoln, of Texas. He visits your capital mainly to dispose of what he regards a great improvement in firearms. I recommend him to your favorable consideration, as a gentleman of the first respectability, and reliable in every respect. Very truly, yours, Jesse D. bright. To His Excellency Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederation of States. And, whereas, we believe the said letter is evidence of disloyalty to the United States, and is calculated to give aid and comfort to the public enemies, therefore, Be it resolved, That the said Jesse D. Bright