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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 296 2 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 94 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 61 1 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 58 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 50 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 44 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 34 0 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 30 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 26 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
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eople of such States to the Federal authority. Mr. Carlile moved to amend by striking out all after the word "and," in the 3d line, and insert in lieu thereof the following: -- "in the language of Virginia's illustrious statesman, James Madison, whom the people of Virginia have been taught to venerate and revere as the wisest, safest and truest expounder of the Constitution which he so largely contributed to construct, That that instrument" makes the Government to operate directly od by the Convention. Mr. Carlile expressed his surprise at the argument of the gentleman from Princess Anne; for in identifying him (Mr. Carlile) with leaders of the Black Republican party, he also identified the author of the sentiment, James Madison. M. Wise, (sotto voce.)--No, sir. I've heard the devil quote Scripture before. Mr. Carlile proceeded, without noticing the compliment, (which was not intended for him,) and finished his argument. The vote was then taken on the
Voting on Constitutions. In reply to the taunts that the people of the Southern Confederacy have had no vote upon the new Constitution, it is sufficient to say that the plan pursued by them was the one adopted in the ratification of the United States Constitution when the work of the framers was submitted to Conventions of the people in the several States, and their affirmative votes deemed a sufficient sanction. Madison, Hamilton, Randolph, Mason,the PinckneysandRutlbdges,all did this.