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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 6 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 3 3 Browse Search
James Buchanan, Buchanan's administration on the eve of the rebellion 3 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 2 2 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 1 1 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 1 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 9, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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rolina; and she could not long have remained in a state of isolation. On this question we have the published testimony of two members of the Committee of Thirteen, which has never since been contradicted. Mr. Douglas, in his speech of the 3d January, 1861, but three days after the report of the committee and within the hearing of all its members, said: If you of the Republican side are not willing to accept this [a proposition for adjustment made by himself] nor the proposition of the Senatorarry his compromise as an amendment to the Constitution by the necessary two-thirds vote of Congress. It was, therefore, postponed by the Senate on his own motion. Ibid., p. 237. As a substitute for it he submitted to the Senate, on the 3d January, 1861, a joint resolution (S. No. 54), which might be passed by a bare majority of both Houses. This was to refer his rejected amendment, by an ordinary Act of Congress, to a direct vote of the people of the several States. This he prefaced by s
on the nomination of Mr. McIntire; and without a collector of customs duly appointed, it was rendered impossible for the.President, under any law in existence, to collect the revenue. But even if the Senate had confirmed Mr. McIntire's nomination, it is extremely doubtful whether the President could lawfully have collected the revenue against the forcible resistance of the State, unless Congress had conferred additional powers upon him. For this purpose Mr. Bingham, of Ohio, on the 3d January, 1861, Con. Globe, p. 286, bills H. B., No. 910. the day after Mr. McIntire's nomination to the Senate, reported a bill from the Judiciary Committee, further to provide for the collection of duties on imports. This bill embraced substantially the same provisions, long since expired, contained in the Act of 2d March, 1833, commonly called the Force Bill, to enable General Jackson to collect the revenue outside of Charleston, either upon land or on board any vessel. Mr. Bingham's bill was