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Lincoln has an interview with Thompson. --The British abolitionist, Thompson, is spending his time in Washington, dining with Seward, Chase, Lincoln & Co. An interview with Lincoln is thus described: George Thompson had an interview with President Lincoln on Friday, which was satisfactory to both parties. In the course of conversation the President said, in reference to the emancipation proclamation, that the paramount idea of the Constitution was the preservation of the Republic, and that he had never for a moment doubted the right and the power of the Executive to issue such a proclamation whenever it was manifest that, like a patient's diseased limb, "life" could be saved only by amputation. Public sentiment had advanced slowly but surely, and he had moved just as fast as it seemed to him he could move and he sustained. He could not have felt justified in the emancipation issue until all other means of restoring or preserving the Republic had failed, and he had no cons
by the French occupation of Mexico, has brought out the correspondence between Seward and Drouyn de L'Huys. The N. Y. Times contains the following condensation of an interesting portion of it: Minister Dayton, in a letter to Secretary Seward, date Sept. 14, 1863, says in the course of a conversation with M Drouyn de L'Huys,Secretary of State and of Foreign Affairs of the Mexican Empire, addressed to Mr. Seward a communication, dated at the "Palace of the Regency of the Empire of Mexico,on more than two months from the date of the last mentioned communication, Secretary Seward says, under date of September 26, 1863: "The United States hold, in regard and other American Republics. Minister Dayton, in a communication to Secretary Seward, dated October last, speaking of a conversation with M. Drouyn de L'Huys, folly or desiring or attempting to interfere with us" The dispatch of Secretary Seward to Mr. Dayton, dated Oct. 23, 1863, contains the following sentences: