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having failed to remove the restriction. In the final debate, the main supporters of the resolution were Messrs. Henry L. Pierce of Dorchester, Charles W. Slack of Boston and William F. Durfee of New Bedford, the chief opponents being Messrs. A. H. Bullock of Worcester and George T. Davis of Greenfield. The opposition was based apparently on no distrust of the blacks, but upon the necessity of conciliating the prejudices of the Border States. Mr. (afterwards governor) Bullock avowed his wBullock avowed his willingness to remove every vestige of disability from the colored citizens, and in proper time he hoped to see it done. This was not the time. Twenty-three sovereign States are a unit in this conflict. He who would now cast a firebrand among the ranks of the united North and West and the Border States will initiate a calamity the extent of which will be appalling and inconceivable. Schouler, I, 183. The unquestioned priority in the actual enterprise belonged to Maj.-Gen. David Hunter