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e second day of the session, offered such resolves, calling for the choice of a Convention on the 22d of November; the delegates to meet at Columbia on the 17th of December. Mr. Moses and others offered similar resolves in the Senate; where Mr. Lesesne, of Charleston, attempted to stem, or, rather, to moderate, the roaring tide, by inserting the thinnest end of the wedge of Cooperation. His resolves are, in terms, as follows: 1st. Resolved, That the ascendency of the hostile, sectional,r to take measures for assembling a Convention so soon as any one of the other Southern States shall, in his judgment, give satisfactory assurance or evidence of her determination to withdraw from the Union. In support of this proposition, Mr. Lesesne spoke ably and earnestly, but without effect. Cooperation had been tried in 1850-1, and had signally failed to achieve the darling purpose of a dissolution of the Union; so the rulers of Carolina opinion would have none of it in 1860. Stil
e, in case of Margaret Garner, 219. Lecompton, Kansas, Convention at, 240. Lecompton Constitution, the, submitted to a vote of the people, 249-50; finally rejected, 250. Lee, Col. (Union,) at Ball's Bluff, 623. Lee, Gen. Robert E., brings reenforcements against old Brown at Harper's Ferry, 293; takes command( of Rebel forces in Virginia, 518, commands in West Virginia, 525-6. Leeman, Wm. H., killed at Harper's Ferry, 292. Leigh, Benj. Watkins, Comm'r to S. C., 100; 110. Lesesne, Mr., of S. C., favors cooperation, 333. Letcher, John, his politics, etc., 225: his peculiar position as Governor of Virginia, 340; hastes to join the traitors, 342; calls his Legislature together, 348; his letters to L. P. Clover, of Ill., 397; considers New England past forgiveness, 438; his answer to the President's requisition, 459; 465; proclaims the adoption of the Confederate Constitution, 516; proclamation calling out the militia, 516 to 517; his Message on the proceedings in W