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of a heroic ruler. If Moses found, in the theocratic government he served, a golden calf lifted on high under the blaze of the pillar of fire by night, one cannot wonder at my husband's fate. Detraction is the easiest form of criticism or eloquence, but just, discriminating praise requires the presence in the commentators of many of those qualities which are commended in the subject. It is probable that Junius would have made a sorry figure in the place of either Lords Mansfield or Chatham. Before going further into the record of the invasion of the seceded slave-holding States, and the subjugation of those that still remained in the Union, it seems proper to glance briefly at the relative resources of the two powers that were so soon to be arrayed against each other in deadly conflict a £outrance. In 1860 the United States had a population exceeding thirty-one millions in the free States and eight millions in the South. But the disparity between the two sections