Mr. Lincoln, after stating to him that he (Mr. Blair) had for many years held friendly relations foreign control.
Throughout the conference Mr. Blair appeared to be animated by a sincere desire d learn whether Mr. Lincoln would adopt his (Mr. Blair's) project, and send or receive commissionerorandum of conversation was this day read to Mr. Blair, and altered in so far as he desired, in anys.
The following letter was given by me to Blair:
Richmond, Virginia, January 12, 1865. anuary 18th, it being a response to my note to Blair of the 12th, he said it had been a fortunate t to report to Lincoln the result of his visit, Blair returned to Washington.
He subsequently inforncoln had changed after he wrote the letter to Blair of June 18th, and that the change was mainly pard at Richmond on the night he stayed there.
Blair had many acquaintances among the members of thd peace more seriously than ever before.
That Blair saw and noted this serious inclining of many t[4 more...]