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[88] has sent his statement on to General Sherman, that “ after wide and close enquiry in the counties lying on Red River he is convinced that, so far as relates to the United States, there is not the slightest disposition to oppose the general government, but that the opposition to the State government by Kellogg and Antoine cannot be put down.... The present State government cannot maintain itself in power a single hour without the protection of Federal troops. . . . The State government has not the confidence and respect of any portion of the community.” General Sherman has sent these warnings on to Washington, marked by him with the significant words-“ for the personal perusal of General Grant.”

What say the Sub-Committee? Foster of Ohio, and Phelps of New Jersey, agree with Potter of New York, in a Report to Congress, setting forth these five facts:

First: that the late election was mainly a fair one;

Second : that no unusual pressure was put on coloured voters;

Third: that many of the Negroes wish to get rid of Kellogg;

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