But now allow me also to say that I am for peace — speedy and honorable peace — because I am for the Union, and know, or think I know, that every hour of warfare but so much diminishes the hopes and chances of its restoration.
I repeat with Douglas.
"War is disunion.
War is final, eternal separation;" and with Chatham: "My Lords, you cannot conquer America."
A New York war journal thus indulges in a brief comment upon the course of a prominent Canadian paper:
The Toronto Leader, which appears to be in the secret service of Jeff. Davis, being strong in its support of the Southern rebellion, says that the American Government has spies in Toronto and other Canadian cities, whose business it is "to hover about the hotels and other public places, and to telegraph to the Federal agents in the States the names and the descriptions of Southern sympathizers who travel in that direction." After the Leader throws off this announcement, it goes