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hich was read by Mr. Eppes, whereof the essential portion is as follows:
Florida, with her Southern sisters, is entitled to a clear and unambiguous recognition of her rights in the Territories; and this being refused, by the rejection of the majority report, we protest against receiving the Cincinnati Platform with the interpretation that it favors the doctrine of Squatter Sovereignty in the Territories — which doctrine, in the name of the people represented by us, we repudiate.
Mr. Guy M. Bryan, of Texas, next announced the withdrawal of the entire delegation from that State.
In their protest against the platform adopted by the Convention, they declared
That it is the right of every citizen to take his property, of any kind, including slaves, into the common territory belonging equally to all the States of the Confederacy, and to have it protected there under the Federal Constitution.
Neither Congress nor a Territorial Legislature, nor any human power, has any authority,
ident; his correspondence with Gov. Andrew, 465-6; his interview with the President, 466.
Brown, Milton, of Tenn., 171.
Brown, Oliver, killed at Harper's Ferry, 292.
Brown, Owen, son of John Brown, 288; escapes from Harper's Ferry, 299.
Brown, Watson, killed at Harper's Ferry, 291.
Brownell, Francis E., kills the murderer of Ellsworth, 533.
Browning, O. H., of Ill., in Senate, 565-7.
Brownlow, Parson, citation from, 484.
Brunswicker, The, (Mo.,) citation from, 238.
Bryan, Guy M., of Texas, withdraws from the Dem. Convention, 315.
Bryant, William Cullen, 166.
Buchanan, James, 94; presents an Abolition petition to Congress, 144; in the Convention of 1848, 191 ; 222; nominated for President, 246; elected, 248; appoints R. J. Walker Governor of Kansas, 248; urges the acceptance of the Lecompton Constitution, 250; 252; 253; his Inaugural, extract from, 264; attends the Ostend meeting, etc., 273; condemns the arrest of William Walker, 276; is visited by Albe