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n.--There is a large body of troops here, one company of which are quartered in the rooms of the east range, at the College. We would call attention to the fact that the great number of vacant rooms, during the summer, in and about the College, would be quite serviceable for those who may be wounded in battle. The disabled could easily be brought to this place, by our railroads, from any portion of the State. The healthfulness of the region, too, is well known. The marble statue of Jefferson has arrived, and at a future day will be placed in the Library of the University. The exercises of the University for the present session are fast drawing to a close, this being the season for the examinations. As we have not more than two hundred and fifty students here now, the number of graduates will be proportionally less. It is said that a portion of the troops at this rendezvous will be ordered "down east" tomorrow. Is it not a wonder that the Northern people do not see
9, 1861. General Scott-- Dear Sir: I address you not as a stranger. I was introduced to you in 1834, at the White House, by President Jackson, as "my niece, Miss Martin, of Tennessee." In 1835 I married Lewis Randolph, a grandson of President Jefferson. In 1837 he died; and in 1841 I married Major Andrew J. Donelson, whom you will remember. In 1852 I saw you frequently in Washington. I write to you, Gen. Scott, as the only man in the country who can arrest the civil war now begun. upon our right. The stripes are all that is left of the banner you have borne victorious in many battles. Of you I may ask it, but not the usurper and his Abolition band, who now desecrate the honored place once filled by our Washington, Jefferson, and Jackson — of General Scott I ask it — stop this war. Say to the North, you shall not shed your brother's blood. The sons of Tennessee and the South have buckled on their armor, and are ready for the fight. We will fight this battle, ever