lonel; I did not learn the purport of it, but it put the colonel in a good humor.
He showed me the two first words: Dear Bledsoe.
He said nothing more about resigning.
I must get more lucrative employment, or find something for my son to do. The boarding of my family, alone, comes to more than my salary; and the cost of everything is increasing.
More accounts of battles and massacres in Missouri and Kansas.
I never thought the Yankees would be permitted to ascend the Missouri River.
What has become of the marksmen and deer hunters of Missouri?
There has been also a fight at Leesburg, and one near Romney, Va. Blood has been shed in all of them.
These are the pattering drops that must inevitably be succeeded by a torrent of blood!
The President revised one of my articles for the press to-day, suggesting some slight modifications, which, perhaps, improved it. It was not a political article; but designed exclusively to advance the cause by inciting the