ainst the peace and dignity of their respective States; and in at least one case a formal requisition was made upon the Governor of New York for the surrender of an Abolitionist who had never trod the soil of the offended State; but the Governor (Marcy), though ready to do what he lawfully could to propitiate Southern favor, was constrained respectfully to decline.
That error of opinion may be safely tolerated where reason is left free to combat it,
Jefferson's Inaugural Address. is a tr of the people they insult.
Ought not, we ask, our city authorities to make them understand this — to tell them that they prosecute their treasonable and Beastly plans at their own peril? --New York Courier and Enquirer, 11th July, 1834.
Governor Marcy followed in the footsteps of his party chief.
In his Annual Message of January 5, 1836--five weeks later than the foregoing — he said:
Relying on the influence of a sound and enlightened public opinion to restrain and control the miscond
amilton, 357; 497.
Madisonian, The, letter from Gilmer to, 156.
Magoffin, Beriah, of Ky., elected Governor, 333; his Union Address, 340; his answer to the Presidents requisition, etc., 460; his Message, 492-3; 493; 494; 496; 509; 609; his letter to the President, 610; the reply, 611; Message, 611, 612; Zollicoffer to, 613.
Magrath, Judge, of S. C., 336; 345.
Magruder, J. B., 506; 529; 531.
Maine, admission of into the Union, 79-80; 326.
Mallory, Stephen R., of Fla., 429.
Marcy, Gov., of N. Y., 122; extract from his Message, 124; 186; 222; 273.
Markle, Capt., (Union,) killed at Belmont, 597.
Marmaduke, Col., routed at Booneville, Mo., 574.
Marshall, Chief Justice, 106; 109; 110; 252.
Marshall, Humphrey, of Ky., 539; 614
Marston, Col. Gilman, at Bull Run, 525.
Martin, Luther, 44; 107.
Maryland, 36; first Abolition Society in, 107; 142; withdraws from the Douglas Convention, 318; 849; population in 1860, 351; 461; 468; Butler lands at Annapolis,