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The New York Tribune publishes a long report, read by H. W. Beecher to his congregation, of a meeting between Hon. E. M. Stanton, United States Secretary of War, and General Sherman, on the one part, "and a number of colored class leaders, deacons and divines, on the other." This latter body chose "Garrison Frazier, a colored gentleman," to make answer to the inquiries of the white men touching the ideas of war, of the rebels, and of the United States Government, prevalent among the coloret away they would desert," which is what white men sometimes do. They were not asked — at least there is no record of it — whether, if offered their freedom and a home, they would be faithful. It is not likely that such shrewd interrogators as Stanton and Sherman could have overlooked such a question, and perhaps he got an answer which it is not thought advisable to publish. Being asked what was the understanding of the colored people of the mode of enlistment in the rebel States by State ag
is impossible to give an accurate report of his speech. As his sentences came up in the reporter's gallery, the statements that your President is a plebeian — I am a plebeian, glory in it--Tennessee has never gone out of the Union--I am going to talk two minutes and a half on that point — I want you to hear me. Tennessee always was loyal — we all derive our power from the people--Chief Justice Chase is but a creature of the people — I want you to hear me two minutes on that point — you, Mr. Stanton, Secretary of War, derive your authority and power from the people. ("Who is Secretary of the Navy?" was then heard, in a voice of less volume. Some one responded, "Mr. Welles".)--You, Mr. Welles, Secretary of the Navy, get your power from the people. This was the strain and tone of the whole speech, mixed with a lecture to the Senate on the action of the Senate on the rebellious States. It was impossible to give a full report sitting the gallery. The constant clatter of voices
the absence of General Sheridan's headquarters at Winchester. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War. City Point, Virginia, March 5--11 A. M. To Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War: Deserters in this morning report that Sheridan had routed Early and captured Charlottesvillenant-General. City Point, Virginia, March 5--2 P.M. Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War: Deserters from every part of the enem]U. S. Grant. City Point, Virginia, March 5--4 P.M. Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War: Refugees confirm the statement of dests and people generally tumbled upon the platform pell mell. Stanton and Seward retired to the left at some distance from the President, and sat down together. They seemed very friendly. Stanton had his arm around Seward's neck, and constantly whispered in his ear. Welles she audience could hear it. During the delivery of the speech, Stanton and Seward were remarkably attentive, rising and bending forward t