ting the above I have received the Daily Times newspaper, published at Leavenworth, containing an account of the meeting referred to, and Senator Lane's speech, which I have the honor to inclose herewith for your information.
In a letter of that same date (August 28), Governor Carney informed me, among other things, that after the fearful disaster at Lawrence and on the return of our troops who had pursued Quantrill and his murderous band, General Ewing and General James H. Lane met at Morristown and spent the night together.
The latter returned to Lawrence and called a mass meeting, at which he defended General Ewing and made an intensely bitter speech against you. Yesterday he arrived in this city, and soon after caused to be issued a placard stating he would address the citizens on war matters.
There are two parties here—one for and the other against Ewing.
That against him is headed by Mr. Wilder, member of Congress, and by Mr. Anthony, mayor of this city.
This division pu