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woman, the daughter of a general in the British army, serving in the Mauritius, where her husband had met and married her. She was refined and educated, of course, and her three little daughters were very beautiful children. Mr. George H. Fairchild—for such was her husband's name—though a New-Englander, was, apparently, an unbigoted gentleman, and observed all the gentlemanly proprieties, during his stay on board my ship. When I was arrested, after the war, by the Administration of President Johnson, in violation of the contract which the Government had made with me, at my surrender, and threatened with a trial, by one of those Military Commissions which have disgraced American civilization, on the trumped-up charge, among others, of cruelty to prisoners, Mr. Fairchild was kind enough to write to me, in prison, and tender himself as a witness in my behalf. In the then state of New England feeling, with all the passions, and especially those of malignity, and hate, running riot th
know them to be such. The charge made by Andrew Johnson against Jefferson Davis has not been retrach I reached in the latter days of May. Andrew Johnson, the Vice-President of the United States, these form the exceptions, not the rule. Andrew Johnson succeeded in politics. In the earlier stathe creed of the Democratic party, to which Mr. Johnson had belonged—and punishing traitors. A graeral Grant, he would have been tried, under Mr. Johnson's administration; and probably tried by a paccomplice in Mr. Lincoln's assassination. Mr. Johnson signed her death-warrant. It was under tfaith in arresting me. To His Excellency Andrew Johnson, President of the United States. city of Washington, in the interests of President Johnson. There had been some little struggle beAndrew Johnson, and the Congress quarrelled. Johnson undertook to reconstruct the Southern States, the rogues, naturally fell to the ground. Johnson finding that his quarrel with Congress had ru[6 more...]