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e and a concurrent change of opinion. He urges the sending of stiff-backed men, to thwart the threatened success of the friends of peace, and concludes with an expression of the humane and patriotic sentiment that without a little blood-letting the Union would not be worth a rush. See Congressional Globe, ut supra. As this letter, last referred to, is brief and characteristic of the temper of the typical so-called Republicans of the period, it may be inserted entire: Washington, February 11, 1861. my dear Governor: Governor Bingham and myself telegraphed you on Saturday, at the request of Massachusetts and New York, to send delegates to the Peace or Compromise Congress. They admit that we were right, and that they were wrong; that no Republican State should have sent delegates; but they are here, and can not get away; Ohio, Indiana, and Rhode Island are caving in, and there is danger of Illinois; and now they beg us, for God's sake, to come to their rescue, and save the Rep