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The Daily Dispatch: may 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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gerent, ready, as she has ever been, to sacrifice all in the cause of liberty, and the right of a people to choose their own rulers and their own form of Government. But not only has the warning of Mr. Madison been disregarded. The voice of Eldridge Gerry, the Massachusetts delegate, is now unheeded by the ape and his Northern horde. He warned the Convention against "pushing the experiment too far"--the experiment of emasculating the State Governments, and the formation and establishment of a risk." Such are the Illinois Ape and his equally apish supporters. "Others of a more Democratic caste," he concluded, "will oppose it with equal determination, and a civil war may be produced by the conflict." Such was the prophetic language of Gerry, and such is the war now existing.--But, I must back to the present. An ignorant and misled man, by the name of Charles Ballentine, came to me yesterday morning and begged intercession for him. He had been stricken from the roll of the Home Guar