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The Daily Dispatch: August 26, 1864., [Electronic resource] 17 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: August 26, 1864., [Electronic resource], The late peace interview in Richmond — circular from the State Department. (search)
, Virginia: " General: I would request that Colonel James F. Jacques, Seventy-third Illinois volunteer infantry, and J the presence of the Secretary of War and myself, that Messrs. Jacques and Gilmore had not said anything to him about his dutStates of America: " Dear Sir: The undersigned, James F. Jacques, of Illinois, and James R. Gilmore, of Massachusetts,t truly and respectfully, "Your obedient servants, "James F. Jacques, "James R. Gilmore." The word "official" i Gilmore and friend in passing into the Confederacy. Colonel Jacques then said that his name was not put on the card for thening, and Colonel Ould came a few moments later, with Messrs. Jacques and Gilmore. The President said to them that he had hday. This account of the visit of Messrs. Gilmore and Jacques to Richmond has been rendered necessary by publications maation of the truth of the statement of Messrs. Gilmore and Jacques, that they came as messengers from Mr. Lincoln, is to be f
Mr. Benjamin's circular. This document will be read with peculiar interest by all persons and all classes of persons. That Gilmore and Jacques were emissaries of Lincoln, Mr. Benjamin does not seem to doubt. It is certain, at least, that they came here with his knowledge, and that they were in possession of his views. The proposition they submitted corresponded fully with Lincoln's circular "to all whom it may concern." The Confederate States were to submit, abolish slavery, acknowledge that they had done wrong, throw themselves on Lincoln's mercy, and ask pardon for having presumed to think they had a right to govern themselves. The question of Union or Secession was to be submitted to the whole body of the people constituting what used to be the United States; and as they outnumbered us two to one, there could be no doubt of the event. Much has been said about the President's having received these two men. We are free to say that, under the circumstances, we do not se