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Capt. W. A. Morgan, of Col. Stuart's Cavalry Regiment, picked up on the battle-field of Manassas, a day or two after the action of the first a letter written by the notorious and infamous Bedpath, a copy of which we have obtained for publication. When found, the letter with another addressed to the same person, Chittenden, two others directed to Theodore Brown, and two tax receipts, were in the pocket of a ‘"Pocket Diary"’ for the year 1859, from the press of Hubbard & Burgess, New York. On the fly leaf of the diary is written in bold characters ‘"Theodore Brown, Monticello, Wright co., Min.,"’ and with sundry trivial and unimportant entries. One written with a pencil and feminine penmanship we copy:

"The Lord watch between me and thee when we are absent one from another.

Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy "

There is nothing else so worthy of note about the book as to detain us longer from the letter, which is a curiosity in itself, apart from the bearing it may have upon the pending contest between the United States and the Confederate Government. The direction, upon the envelope is ‘"Richard H. Chittenden Esq. Co. A., 71st N. Y. Reg't, Washington Nary-Yard, D. C."’

The portion of the letter sheet enclosed is ornamented with a sort of vignette, in which West Indian foliage, army standards, artillery, muskets, shot, shell, drums, &c., &c., are grouped together. Below this, in large letters. ‘"Republique D'Haiti,"’ and above, in smaller capitals, ‘"Liberte,"’ ‘"Egailtte,"’ all printed in red ink. The letter is much blotted and stained, owing to the rain-which upon the battle-field-the Monday immediately succeeding the fight, and traces of which are plainly discernible upon the book which the letter was found. Stained as the letter is, the chirography is entirely legible, and is, without any omission, as follows:


"Hattier Bureau of Emigration," No. 5 Washington Build'g, 221 Washington. street, Boston, July 15, 1861,
H. Chittenden, Company A, 71st New York Regiment.
Dear Sir:
If you will be the medium of transmitting John Brown's to me, I shall be happy to forward it either to Mrs. Brown. widow, Dr. to John Brown, Jr., his son, as you or the present holder of it may direct. It does credit to Mr. Jordan to have refused to sell it, and to be willing to restore it.

John Brown, Jr., (as he informs us in a letter just received,) has determined to enter the Army, with or under Montgomery. May success crown your efforts — may every tap of your drums call up freemen out of slaves. I yearn to be with you, but this brilliant future is denied me; to me has been assigned the humble, but not unimportant task, I hope of providing for the future of your corked contrabands of-war.

Yours, truly,
Jas. Bedpath.

I send you several copies of my paper--The Pine and Palm. I will continue to send it to you and to Mr. Jordan if you desire it.

Jas. Redpith.

Such is the letter, the original of which is in the possession of Augustine J. Smith, Esq. tobacco of this city, and who has sadly allowed us to make this copy. Now, what does it mean? Are we to infer that Butter was stealing negroes down in the peninsula to colonize Hayti? Is Redpath a colleague of Butler, McClellan, Wool, Ro and Fremont — all alike acting under the commands of the illinois Ape Who can doubt it with this testimony before his ever ‘"May every tap of your drums call up freemen from slaves,"’ says Redpath, meaning, ‘"steal every slave that come in your way, send him here and we will ship him to Hayti."’ That is the noble work to which the Federal soldier is called, and Redpath ‘"yearns"’ to be engaged in.

Thus it seems that the present war, as raged by the North, is but a John Brown raid, upon an extended scale. Whatever the pretences of sustaining the laws and preserving the Union, the real animus of the contest is hatred to slavery, and the real object its extirpation. Two things seem to be resolved, that the negroes are to be taken from their masters, and secondly, that when torn away from their Southern homes, they shall, find no resting place in all the Northern States, but shall be forced to emigrate to Hayti.--That is the scheme, and Redpath, the infamous is a chosen instrument.

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