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one or more Cabinet meetings, and Gen. Scott is confident that when the war is over the plan will form substantially the basis of a final settlement. Of Gen. McClellan's military career Gen. Scott declines to speak--first, because he recommended him for the position of Commander in-Chief, and because a court martial is to be called, and, as he may be one of the judges, he does not wish to prejudge the case. I could not understand whether Gen. McClellan desired the court marshal, or whether it was to be ordered by the Government. He was clearly disappointed that Richmond was not taken; but whether it was the fault of Gen. McClellan, Gen. McDowell, oGen. McClellan, Gen. McDowell, or the interference of the Government, General Scott declined to give an opinion. Of Gens. Burnside and Hooker, and other commanders of that stamp, he regarded them as loyal men, brave men, good division commanders, but wholly incompetent to plan or execute a military campaign. Of Gen. Grant he expressed himself surprised and