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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Hon. Francis B. Crowninshield, of Boston. Theophilus P. Chandler, Esq., of Brookline. John M. Forbes, Esq., of Milton. Richard P. Waters, Esq., of Beverly. These gentleman immediately proceeded to Washington, and took part in the deliberations of the Peace Congress. It was a very able delegation. There was great interest felt in regard to the action of the Peace Congress, and how far its acts would bind the States which the delegates represented. Feb. 8. In the House.—Mr. Albee, of Marlborough, offered the following resolution:— That our commissioners at Washington are hereby instructed to use every effort to prevent the adoption of the Crittenden Compromise, or any similar proposition, by the Convention now in session in Washington. Passed,—yeas 112, nays 27; and the Governor was requested to forward a copy to each of the commissioners. After the adjournment of the House, the members retained their seats, and the Clerk read the following communicat<
riking out the word white from the militia laws. He said the colored men were anxious to serve their country, and that no law should be enacted to prevent them. Mr. Hammond, of Nahant, spoke in favor of accepting the report. On motion of Mr. Albee, of Marlborough, the question on receiving the report was taken by yeas and nays. The report was accepted,—yeas 119, nays 81. The Senate bill to enable banks to purchase Government securities was passed to be engrossed, under a supension ofof the session, the resolves ought not to pass. He deemed it unwise to legislate on a minor point of the controversy, when the fact is, the battle for the black man is being fought every day, and will be fought on battle-fields yet unknown. Mr. Albee, of Marlborough, spoke in favor of the resolves. Mr. Slack, of Boston, recurred to the days of the Revolution, when the deeds of the colored citizens were the subject of the highest marks of approval. Mr. Pierce, of Dorchester, advocated