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tings ever held in that county. He said the gentlemen who participated were of the highest respectability. They loved the Union, and would still adhere to it if it was to be administered in the spirit of the fathers; but they would never submit to Black Republican rule. The resolutions go for immediate secession, and oppose the sending of a representative to the next Congress, &c. Mr. Blakey moved that they be referred to the Committee on Federal Relations and printed. Mr. Early, of Franklin, objected to burdening the State with the expense of printing resolutions which contain no instructions, and contemplate no action by this Convention. He protested against any such practice, and, after an allusion to the sentiments of the resolutions, asked if there was not a citizen of Madison who was now a candidate for a seat in the Black Republican Congress. Mr. Blakey said that the gentleman from Franklin seemed very anxious to economize, but had just delivered a speech, the prin