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y the present Chief Justice himself, who pronounced the opinion. The case referred to is that of Luther and Borden, in 7 Howard, 1. In 1842 a controversy arose in Rhode Island between the existing charter Government and one alleged by its supporterssposed of as that authority shall determine. It is evident that no such idea was entertained by the Court in the case in Howard. What was done by the defendants there as officers under the military authority of the State, was not submitted at all tbused, is not more true of this than of any other power. That was urged as an objection against the power in the case in Howard, and met in the patriotic spirit which illustrates the whole of the Court's opinion. The following is their language in ecially when, as in this instance, he seems to have departed from or forgotten the doctrines he maintained in the case in Howard. If with the opinion the President now is supposed to hold, to use in part the words of President Jackson, in the. pro
Doc. 62.-Gen. Banks' proclamation. Headquarters, Department of Annapolis, July 1. In pursuance of orders issued from the headquarters of the army at Washington for the preservation of the public peace in this department, I have arrested, and now detain in the custody of the United States, the late members of the Board of Police, Messrs. Charles Howard, Wm. Getchell, John Hincks, and John W. Davis. The incidents of the past week have afforded justification of this order. The headquarters under the charge of the board, when abandoned by their officers, resembled in some respects a concealed arsenal. After a public recognition and protest against the suspension of their functions, they continued their sessions daily. Upon a forced and unwarrantable interpretation of my proclamation of the 28th ult., they declared that the police law was suspended, and that the police officers and men were put off duty for the present, intending to leave the city without any police protectio