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Gen. Tochman's Preference.

--We give place with great pleasure to the following card from Gen. Tochman:

To the Editors of the public Press disposed to give circulation to the subjoined communication:

Richmond, Va. Oct. 14, 1861.
--I have been daily asked — verbally and by letters, by friends and by strangers to me — for whom I will cast my vote for the Presidency and Vice Presidency? As only the difficulty or misunderstanding which led me to withdraw from the public service after I had raised and organized two regiments of troops under the name of the Polish Brigade has given place to these questions, I therefore declare publicly that, in casting my vote, no other considerations but the good of the Confederacy and its exigency will be my guide; and I will therefore vote for Jefferson Davis for the Presidency and Alexander M. Stephens for the Vice Presidency, because I earnestly believe that their removal, at this crisis of the country, would lead to the most disastrous consequences.

Very respectfully, Your meet obedient servant,
G. Tochman,
Of Alexandria county, Va.

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