Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Breckinridge” in chapter 103 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
... of slavery.
He contended that the very title was enough to show that the Constitution was to be put aside.
Mr. Bingham (Mich.) asked if he contended this was not a slaveholders' rebellion.
Mr. Breckinridge --I do, sir; I do. He then referred to the refusal of last session to make any compromise, though the Southern leaders said they would be satisfied with the Crittenden Compromise.
But all efforts we...
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