and briefly described as presenting a lie in every line, and nothing would have emboldened even Lincoln, and Seward, and Blair, to venture on such an argument, but a well practiced confidence in the ignorance of Northern readers.
Does Abraham Lincoln, Ll. D., know the fact that two at least of the Thirteen States declared separately their independence of the British crown?
Does Abraham Lincoln, Ll. D., by the servile fawning of the once honored Columbia College, know that South CaroliDoes Abraham Lincoln, Ll. D., by the servile fawning of the once honored Columbia College, know that South Carolina declared her independence and established a State Constitution and Government in March, 1776?
Does he know that South Carolina, as an independent State, had appointed Commissioners made treaties and alliances, and established an army and navy before the adoption of the Constitution?
By the "Union." Abraham Lincoln, Ll. D., intends and denotes an indivisible consolidation with States existing only as municipal departments or Federal districts.
We deny that such a Union was ever form