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A Confab between Old are and Old Scott.

--A gentleman, recently arrived here from New York, relates a conversation which, as was reported in Gotham when he left, took place a few days ago between Abe Lincoln, L L. D., and Old Fuss and Feathers, during which the gouty old soldier told the King of all the Abolitionists a most unpalatable truth. It seems that Abraham and Winfield were riding together, reviewing the Yankee mercenaries in the Federal capital, when the former remarked to the latter, ‘"General, this is a splendid army — a mighty large army, and costs the Government daily a heap of money; but why is it remaining here idle? You once penetrated to the capital of Mexico in three months, with one- fifth of the force that you now have under your command; why do you not push on into Virginia and take possession of the capital of the rebellious Old Dominion!"’

‘"Ah,"’ replied Old Scott, ‘"the reason is plain and palpable: The men who carried me to the City of Mexico are the same that are now keeping me out of Virginia.--N O Bulletin."’

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