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in place and power, to exert a baleful influence over the course of their State throughout the ensuing year, but never to drive or lure her to the brink of Secession. So, in Maryland, which was early visited by emissaries from the seceded States, who exerted every art to drag her after them into the abyss. They were patiently, respectfully treated; feasted and toasted by the aristocratic few, but nowise encouraged or sympathized with by the great body of the industrious classes. Gov. Thomas H. Hicks, though a slaveholder, and not very determined nor consistent in his course at the outset of the Rebellion, met the original appeal for Secession with a decided rebuff. Being strongly memorialized to convene the Legislature in extra session, he responded November 27, 1861. as follows: Identified. as I am, by birth, and every other tie, with the South--a slaveholder, and feeling as warmly for my native State as any man can do — I am yet compelled by my sense of fair dealing, an
nd. He told them that he had conferred with Gov. Hicks, who had united with him in telegraphing to h the authorities of Baltimore and Maryland. Gov. Hicks further concurred with him in the opinion thhe President, bearing a dispatch indorsed by Gov. Hicks, wherein he says: The people are exaspereir ability, but with only partial success. Gov. Hicks was present, and concurs in all my views as ved a message from the President, requesting Gov. Hicks and himself to proceed immediately to Washin similar but more formal representation from Gov. Hicks, objecting to the passage of Northern troopsrtment of State, April 22, 1861. His Excellency Thos. H. Hicks, Governor of Maryland: Sir: I havtance of the Confederates at Harper's Ferry. Gov. Hicks, in his Message (April 27th), recapitulated ven, whereof all were rank Secessionists but Gov. Hicks; which Board was to have full control over tathy with the Rebellion. On the 14th, also, Gov. Hicks issued an official Proclamation, calling for[5 more...]
of the people of Maryland have no voice in the choice of their Legislature. Under our new Constitution, however, the majority, by a general ticket, elect a Governor; and, at the last election, they elected one responsive to the sentiment that beats warmly in the hearts of the people of Maryland. But the Legislature of Maryland, elected two years ago, not with a view to this issue, have been engaged in embarrassing the Governor in all his measures of policy. One of those measures, which Gov. Hicks thought a very prudent measure under the existing state of things in Maryland, was to collect the arms held by private citizens, without distinction of party. This the Legislature prevented from being carried into execution, and passed a law which goes very far to secure arms in the hands of individuals. Why? If the citizens of Maryland are for warring against the Government, they should not be permitted to have arms. If they are for peace, they do not need them; for the arm of the Unit
33; 42; speech against consolidation of Federal power, etc., 81. Herkimer, N. Y., Dem. Convention at, 166. Hickory point, Ks., Free-State meeting at, 242. Hicks, Gov. Thos. H., of Md., refuses to convene his Legislature, 349; 461; harangues the Baltimore mob, 464; 465; his interview with the President, 466; letter from Sealling for 75,000 troops, 453-4; opinions of the Press, 454 to 458; replies of Southern Governors; spirit of Southern Press, 459 to 461; holds an interview with Gov. Hicks and Mayor Brown, 466; with the Young Men's Christian Committee, 466-7; letter from George Law to, 467-8; allusion to by The Richmond Examiner, 470; vote cast focorrespondence with the Rebel Commissioners, 430 to 432; letter from Judge Campbell to, 433-4; receives a final letter from the Commissioners, 435-6; replies to Gov. Hicks's requests, 467; see Appended Notes, 632. Seymour, Col., allusion to, 512. Seymour, Horatio, at the Tweddle Convention, 388; his speech there. 390-91; 39