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General Leslie Coombs, of Kentucky, writes to a friend in Cincinnati, under date of April 27, as follows:-- We could not control the Governor and his coconspirators, but we appealed to the people, and on next Saturday we expect to elect John J. Crittenden, James Guthrie, and others, to a brotherly peace conference--by a majority unparalleled heretofore in Kentucky. I shall not be surprised at fifty thousand. The destructionists, anticipating their fate, have recently resolved to abandon the contest. Then, in Heaven's name 1 let us alone — keep the peace on your side of the river, and we will give treason such a rebuke in Old Kentucky that it will never again dare to raise its hideous head among us. We cannot turn our Governor out of office till his term expires, and he is the military commander-in-chief of the State; but we can keep Kentucky in the Union--if you will let us. When a beardless boy, I left my father's home in Kentucky, and marched, with thousands of bra