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Boston Sept. 30 1860, , Gerrit Smith Esq. , , Dear Sir, , , I have yours of the 28th by Col. Mailer. You mistake mine of the 22d in one particular. I did not propose that any one should go to New York for testimony until after the new suits should be brought. Until that be done, I do not see that any pressure can be brought to bear on any of them to induce them to disclose. But after they see that they are in for it the suits shall be commenced, both the innocent and the guilty will be ready to furnish testimony against others than themselves, on the principle of self preservation, as mentioned more fully in my