pe to see my native State yet take a bold stand against Abolition encroachments. C. H. B. Yours, most respectfully,
we have received the proceedings referred to, in a slip from the Washington Herald, of Nashville, Washington county, Ill.
for the information of friends of the actors in this meeting, we give some names, as our space will not admit the full report.
P. E. Hosmer presided, with C. E. Hammond Secretary; and Among the speakers or movers of resolutions were Orson Kellogg, Maj. Wood, Judge O'Melveny, W. L. Underwood, Col. Hicks, Ben Bond, G. W. Vernon, and Amos Watts.
Among the resolutions adopted were these:
1. Resolved, That the cry of "Union! " "Union!" "preservation of the Union!" by the advocates of immediate war, is a fraud and a delusion, and we call for the proof to show that by war the Union can either be preserved or a re-union of these States cemented.
2. Resolved, That in our judgment civil war is the wish of disunionists North