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he rebels would not submit to terms. The House, at last, consented to give time. Instantly Blair, the superannuated Mercury, spread his wings, and lo ! here he is in the Confederate capital. Ceasures that would restore peace to the two countries." I believed (said Mr. Benjamin) that Blair was Lincoln's messenger. Had he casually denied it once, I should have believed him; but when he repeated it five or six times, I did not believe him.--What was the answer from Lincoln to Blair? "As you have show me the note of Mr. Davis, you may say to him that I will see any messenger inform to restore peace to the two countries." That was all, except the confidential interview of Blair with the President, which I cannot relate in the presence of so many people. I believe, contrary to the honorable gentleman who has preceded me, that when Blair came to Richmond there was an opportunity for suspending fighting and bloodshed, in which time measures might be taken for the restor