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ddition to the evils which he suffers the population of the Confederate States to undergo, when by merely standing out of the way he could prevent it. The tool of Seward, that demagogue can cajole or frighten him into anything he chooses. His Minister, Adams held language to him at the Foreign Office in London, now more than a yeld have suffered the affair of Mason and Slidell to pass with out a word even of comment, and that, before he ventured to take it up, he had already received from Seward full assurance that he would give him everything he might ask. In the hands of such a man, England has been dwarfed into a petty State, without influence abroad and without respect at home. Seward rules her as he rules the Yankee States. He has but to threaten Russell with his displeasure, and he obtains everything he wishes. Crimes of commission and permission always meet with retribution in the political world. Perhaps England may yet repent of having made enemies of those who ea
s will not increase the supply of labor so as to interfere with the white labor of the North. Probably, the only truth he has ever uttered is contained in that declaration.--The idea of freedom entertained by "American citizens of African descent" is simply freedom from labor of any kind. So far from intending to compete with the white laborers of the North, they expect to live in ease and luxury at Mr. Lincoln's national table, to be received on terms of entire social equality by himself, Seward, Chase & Co, and to intermarry, if it should be agreeable to them, with their female kith and kin. Freedom to work or starve is a view of liberty that they have never entertained. That, for the present generation, an influx of free negroes into the North would seriously impair the value of white labor, may be very true, but Mr. Lincoln is speaking of the permanent results. He knows, because all experience proves it, that the free negro soon becomes the victim of debauchery and laziness