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The Confederacy and Negro emancipation — Munchausen!

--A batch of Confederate letters were seized not long since by the Federals near Paducah. The New York Times's correspondent says:

‘ "The most important of the batch, however, is addressed on the outside to a firm in St. Louis, but was found to cover a letter to a distinguished Kentuckian, from a relative who holds a high position in the rebel army. In it he urges his relative to bring Kentucky into the Southern Confederacy, asserts with confidence that it will certainly be recognized by England and France before April, and gives the particulars of a scheme of gradual emancipation and negro colonization, which he says Jeff. Davis has sent to England and France for approval. I have no doubt there is some truth in the matter, though England is little likely to be hoodwinked, I should think, by men whose sole object in creating the rebellion was to extend and perpetuate the slave system.

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