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Didn't want a pardon. [from the Richmond (Va.) times, July 18, 1896.] A Characteristic Letter of General Jubal A. Early. Disclaimed allegiance to uncle Sam. Written just after the war by the old Confederate who never surrendered-facts concerning the bitter contest. The following letter was written by General Jubal A. Early, that ever unreconstructed Confederate, just after the close of the war, when he was preparing to leave for the city of Mexico. It contains many interesting facts concerning the war, and is thoroughly characteristic of the departed chieftain. It read as follows: Havana, December 18, 1865. To the Editor of the New York News.: Having seen it stated in several papers published in the United States that I am an applicant for pardon, I desire to say, through your columns, that there is no truth whatever in this statement. I have neither made nor authorized such application, and would not accept a pardon from the President of the United States if gratui