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nspiracy of Southern Senators which planned the secession of the Southern States from the Union, and on the night of January 5, 1861, . . . framed the scheme of revolution which was implicity and promptly followed at the South. In other words, thato plan of secession or scheme of revolution was, to my knowledge, discussed—certainly none matured—at the caucus, 5th of January, 1861, unless, forsooth, the resolutions appended hereto be so held. They comprise the sum and substance of what was sa an independence and unanimity unprecedented in any movement of such magnitude. Before the meeting of the caucus of January 5, 1861, South Carolina had seceded, and Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas had taken the initial step of secember, 1860. Over and above all these facts, the reports of the United States Senate show that, prior to the 5th of January, 1861, Southern Senators united with Northern Democratic Senators in an effort to effect pacification and prevent secess