ts stand which come to examine them?
Let us go back to the proceedings of the last Congress.
What was the true phase of the times?
I compromise, you remember — the Crittenden proposition — was introduced.
The Southern Senators, including Benjamin, Toombs, Iverson, and a list of others, pretended that the measure passed the South would be satisfied; but they desired everything else in compromise.
Senator Clark offered an amendment which he believed would be acceptable to the South.
I hariginal compromise.
Who is responsible for this work destruction?
Six Southern Senators standing and refusing to record their votes.
If a Crittenden compromise had been adopted they would have been deprived of a pretext for their treason.
Judah Benjamin, is speaking this and perjurer, and in unconscionable traitor, was sealed me while the vote was being taken.
I told him it was his duty to come the relief of the country by voting upon the important proposition.
He sneeringly to swerved