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On the morning of the second day of the session, Caleb Cushing, of Massachusetts, was chosen permanent President of the Convenwere appointed.
The choice of President was very satisfactory.
Mr. Cushing was a man of much experience in politics and legislation.
He wagy, and his voice was clear and musical.
On taking the chair, Mr. Cushing addressed the Convention with great vigor, He declared it to be had withdrawn from that body, was the first to present itself.
Mr. Cushing, again in the chair, refused to make any decision, and referred
On the following morning, their hopes were utterly blasted when Mr. Cushing, the President of the Convention, and a majority of the Massachuf my country — is approvingly advocated.
On the retirement of Mr. Cushing, Governor David Tod, of Ohio, one of the vice-presidents, took tn the Convention was permanently organized by the appointment of Mr. Cushing to preside.
That gentleman was greeted, when he ascended the pl