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o absorbingly intent on getting, for once, on the stronger side, that they forgot the controlling fact that the side on which God is has always at last the majority.
The early State Elections of 1860 had not been favorable to the Republicans.
They had begun by carrying New Hampshire by 4,443--a satisfactory majority; but were next beaten in Rhode Island--an independent ticket, headed by William Sprague for Governor, carrying the State over theirs, by 1,460 majority.
In Connecticut, Gov. Buckingham had been re-elected by barely 541 majority, in nearly 80,000 votes — the heaviest poll ever had there at a State Election.
It was evident that harmony at Charleston would have rendered the election of a Democratic President morally certain.
But, after the disruption there, things were bravely altered.
Maine, early in September, elected a Republican Governor by 18,091 majority; Vermont directly followed, with a Republican majority of 22,370; but when Pennsylvania and Indiana, early in
ard for the capture of John Brown, 286; 338; his Message in the S. C. Convention, 845; his last Annual Message, 367 to 371; 408; sends Cushing to Charleston, 409; 411; 414; 428; vote cast for him in Kentucky, 492; letter to Jeff. Davis, 511.
Buckingham, Gov., of Conn., is reflected, 326.
Buckner, Aylett, of Ky., 194.
Buckner, Gen. Simon B., organizes State Guard; Louisville Journal curses him, 494; 496; 509; 609.
Buffalo, N. Y., the Free-Soil Convention at, 191; its Platform, 192.
. H.. pro-Slavery mob at, 127.
Congregationalists, the, and Slavery, 119.
Connecticut, slave population in 1790; troops furnished during the Revolution, 86; 37; first Abolition society in, 107; 108; diminished Republican majority in, 300; Buckingham reflected in, 326.
Conner, James, resigns at Charleston, 336.
Conway, Gov. Elias W., of Ark., 341.
Cook, Capt., routed at Camp Cole, Mo., 575.
Cook, with John Brown, 298; is executed, 299.
Copeland, with John Brown.
298; is exec