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hey allow them to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in their favor. The conduct of President Lincoln has been as oppressive and tyrannical, towards the Confederate States, as the acts of the King of Great Britain, which caused our first Revolution, were toward the colonies. The comparison cannot fail to make its impression upon the mind even of the casual observer. President Lincoln has plundered the public treasury, and has delivered at least forty thousand dollars to Pierpoint, to enable him, and his traitorous associates in the Commonwealth of Virginia, to overthrow the State government, and to organize, within the limits of this State, a new government. He has thus been guilty of the unprincipled conduct of using the people's money to lavish upon traitors, and encourage them to perseverance in their work of treason. The history of Abraham Lincoln is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having for their object the establishment of an absolute