iling, and now I am requested to make another.
You may have seen in the morning papers that Governor Hicks, of Maryland, said that he would endeavor to prevent the passage of troops through Baltimores sweeping the whole South to destruction. (Three cheers were given with great unanimity for Governor Hicks.) If they could have once secured a: State Convention in Maryland, they would have had everyimore and Philadelphia.
Maryland had no such standpoint for rebellion — she stood firm, and Governor Hicks has held the State to its moorings in the Union, and he deserved the thanks of the North.
GGovernor Hicks had said that he would endeavor to prevent the passage of troops, simply that he might, in that way, prevent needless bloodshed, while, at the same time, he would not interfere with measg that the President had conceded that no more troops should be brought through Maryland, if Governor Hicks would pledge the State not to interfere with the passage of troops up the Potomac — thus lea