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owing, when Republican officers and member of Congress were elected on a light vote, by majorities ranging from 2,000 to 2,500.
The Constitution framed by the Convention at Wyandot was laid before the House, February 10th, 1860.
On the 15th, Mr. Grow, of Pennsylvania, introduced a bill for the admission of Kansas into the Union; which was read a first and a second time, and referred to the Committee on Territories.
This bill was reported to the House from that Committee, and, on the 11th ofabandoned their seats and the Capitol to take part in the Southern Rebellion, a bill admitting her as a Free State under the Wyandot Constitution was called up by Gov. Seward, and passed the Senate: Yeas 36; Nays 16. One week later, on motion of Mr. Grow, of Pennsylvania, it was taken up in the House, out of regular order, by 119 to 42, and passed.
And thus, on the very threshold of our great struggle — no serious effort having been made by the slaveholders to colonize or conquer Nebraska--th