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John M. Botts to the Sanitary Commission. --An autograph letter of Mr. Botts, dated Auburn, Culpeper county, Virginia, and exhibited at the New York Fair, has the following: When I have seen a wounded soldier on the field, I have not stopped to ascertain whether he wore a blue jacket or a gray. It has been enough for me to know that he was a disabled and suffering fellow-creature to secure for him my sympathy and such comforts as I could bestow; and such, I believe, have been the insMr. Botts, dated Auburn, Culpeper county, Virginia, and exhibited at the New York Fair, has the following: When I have seen a wounded soldier on the field, I have not stopped to ascertain whether he wore a blue jacket or a gray. It has been enough for me to know that he was a disabled and suffering fellow-creature to secure for him my sympathy and such comforts as I could bestow; and such, I believe, have been the instincts of the United States Sanitary Commission. With this experience, derived from personal observation, I cannot but appreciate the generous, noble, and Christian like object to be effected by the association of which you are an organ, and therefore it affords me pleasure to comply with your request by sending this poor contribution to your autograph letters, concluding with the earnest prayer that the present year may put an end to a conflict which is not only demoralizing the whole country