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g of any relief from our existing troubles under Mr. Lincoln and his present cabinet and do-nothing policy, are beginning to move for an independent national convention in September, and the powerful independent ticket of General Sherman and Admiral Farragut. The late sensible and statesmanlike letter of General Sherman on negro enlistments will render him, in connection with his merits and successes as a soldier, an acceptable candidate against the field to an immense majority of the people, as matters now stand, leaving General Grant out of the question. As for Admiral Farragut, we know that his name, even to the ticket of Sherman, would be a tower of strength. We therefore appeal to President Lincoln, not as a political adversary, but as a friend, desiring the success not only of the national cause, but success to his administration, to try the experiment, first, of a new Cabinet, and, next, of an embassy to Richmond, with overtures for an armistice, if nothing more, as the e