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Governor Foote, an indifferent welcome. The intention which he announced in Congress of "seeking some sequestered spot where there is no taxation," is treated by the Inquirer with irreverent levity. Certainly that spot is not the United States. Perhaps Mr. Foote said sequestrated, not sequestered. In that event, Jonathan is the very man for his money. We think if Mr. Foote ever expressed any desire in Congress to go to the United States, it must have been to be sequestrated. That country affords greater facilities for such an object than any other land under the sun. Confederate emigrants who wish to be disposed of in that way have only to call at the captain's office and settle. Mr. Foote, we believe, has considerable property in the United States, which he may be disposed to look after, and Mr. Lincoln will help him do it. The Inquirer, however, does not see the point. It thinks that Mr. Foote only desires to be sequestered, and recommends the "Old Capitol prison. " If this recommendation is carried out, Mr. Foote, late of the Confederate Capitol, will have made a poor exchange.--We hope they will let the old gentleman pass. He has been a good enough Confederate, it is true, and abuse of Jeff Davis does not atone for that crime in Yankee eyes. But he is "an old man, my lord — a very old man." He does not want to be sequestered, whatever he may say. Solitary confinement would kill him; or, if shut up with other prisoners, he would talk them to death in twenty-four hours. The idea of one Yankee journal, that he is to make a tour through New England and hold sweet converse with its inhabitants, would be more humane to him and merciful to mankind. All the old women in that country would die of vexation from not being able to get a word in. The American clown, who boasts that he can talk so fast that it takes echo six months to repeat him, was slow of speech compared with Foote. On the whole, let us hope that Mr. Foote will go to England. The United States is no place for emigrating Confederates. He will find a good many heart-broken exiles in Great Britain, who will like to hear the news from their dear country. He can give them the very latest advices, especially upon one point, which vitally touches their sensitive natures — whether sequestering in England means sequestration in the Confederacy.
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