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e Senate concurring herein), that a Joint Committee, to consist of nine members of this House and four members of the Senate, be appointed to consider and report to Congress such amendments to the Constitution and laws as may be necessary to restore mutual confidence and insure a more perfect and endurable Union amongst these States. This proposition was laid on the table: Yeas 72; Nays 39--nearly a party division. And Mr. Diven, of N. Y., thereupon asked the unanimous consent of the House to enable him to offer the following: Resolved, That, at a time when an armed rebellion is threatening the integrity of the Union, and the overthrow of the Government, any and all resolutions or recommendations designed to make terms with armed rebels are either cowardly or treasonable. Mr. Vallandigham objected; and the House refused to suspend the rules: Noes 36; Ays 56--not two-thirds. The session terminated by adjournment at noon, August 6th, having lasted but thirty-three days.
lly join our Southern friends, the war must soon depart Missouri's borders; if you still continue, either in apathy, or in indirect support of the Lincoln Government, you only bring ruin upon yourselves by fruitlessly prolonging the contest. The road to peace and internal security is only through union with the South. We will receive you as brothers, and let bygones be bygones. Rally to the Stars and liars in union with our glorious ensign of the Grizzly Bear! Jackson followed this (August 6th) by a Declaration of Independence, mainly made up of abuse of the Federal Government, and its efforts to maintain its authority in Missouri. Hie thus established his right to take that State out of the Union: By the recognized universal public law of all the earth, war dissolves all political compacts. Our forefathers gave as one of their grounds for asserting their independence that the King of Great Britain had abdicated government here, by declaring us out of his protection, and w