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uties of Citizenship, without any provision for the future wants of themselves and families, and entertaining many false and extravagant notions in respect to the intentions of the Government towards them." [For which latter, according to General Grant, we are in a great degree indebted to the Freedmen's Bureau and its agents!] This is a very strong statement of the condition of the blacks when they fell into the hands of the Bureau. It is too highly colored even to be just to them; for d believe that the better judgement of the majority will soon put an end to this state of things. We even hope that the men who control the Freedmen's Bureau will, through their intercourse with the South, become liberalized and enlightened on the policy that is best for the negro and best for the country. Let them but emulate the unprejudiced judgment, the fair and earnest disposition, of General Grant, and they will honor themselves and truly subserve the peace and welfare of our country.
ll report favorably to their admission, and the action of the House will be sure to sustain the committee. The late message of the President and the report of General Grant, by which it was supported, have contributed much to bring about this result. All of the moderate and conservative Republicans now say that the question bearso-day, and none of these were granted an interview with the President until afternoon, his time being occupied with Secretary McCulloch, Secretary Stanton, and General Grant, who came in about 12 o'clock. Some of the President's letters. To-day the President received among his letters a number from insane persons. One lete notified that their services are to be dispensed with at the end of the month. Soldiers of the regular and volunteer service have been detailed, by order of General Grant, to-do the clerical duty in the Quartermaster's Department, all the civilians being dismissed. Bibles for travellers. The committee appointed by the C
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