Statistics for occurrence #1 of “South Carolina” in chapter 13 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
... is but a compact which can only be practically enforced under State assent, and at any time be legally terminated by State power, until recently has never seriously been maintained.
Some years ago South Carolina , that gallant State of vast pretensions but little power, though apparently in her own conceit able to meet the world in arms, ventured to act upon the fancy.
In that day, however, statesmen ruled ...
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