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    [Peace Conference of 1861]. A. Patterson Autograph Letter Signed. Three pages of a bifolium, 7.75" x 9.75", Crestline [Ohio], May 8, 1861, to John Carey, a U.S. Representative from Ohio, in part as written: "I have no doubt that the raising of the Compromise Committee with Mr. [Thomas] Corwin at its head was a grand mistake. The raising of a Peace Congress was Equally redicoulous, but it is humin to err." He then defends Lincoln, stating, "look at the condition of things when he took the Presidencial chair - and compare them with the Energy and Zeal Every whare manifested by the government . . . it was important to get the North united and the harts of her hole people right. this has been accomplished. . . . our path is plain, we must now fight it out." Folds.

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