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property into the common Territories, and there hold and enjoy the same while the territorial condition remains. The discussion of the series consumed a large share of the time and attention of the Senate during the entire session. It ultimately transpired that they were the work of a Lecompton or regular Democratic caucus, and that their ulterior object was the reading of Mr. Douglas, and other tenacious champions of Popular Sovereignty, out of the Democratic party. At length, May 24, 1860. the Senate came to a vote on the first of the series, which was as follows: 1. Resolved, That, in the adoption of the Federal Constitution, the States adopting the same acted severally as free and independent sovereignties, delegating a portion of their powers to be exercised by the Federal Government for the increased security of each against dangers, domestic as well as foreign; and that any intermeddling by any one or more States, or by a combination of their citizens, with the do