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James Russell Lowell, Among my books 246 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 54 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 36 0 Browse Search
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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 24 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 20 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 18 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in 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.. You can also browse the collection for John Milton or search for John Milton in all documents.

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e against property in slaves, by either direct or indirect legislation, is especially denied; and, as the Platform adopted by the Convention palpably and intentionally prevents any expression affirming the incapacity of the Territorial Government so to legislate, that they would not be acting in good faith to their principles, or in accordance with the wishes of their constituents, to longer remain in this Convention, and they hereby respectfully announce their withdrawal therefrom. Mr. John Milton, of Florida, next announced the unanimous withdrawal of the delegation from that State, in a protest signed by five delegates, which was read by Mr. Eppes, whereof the essential portion is as follows: Florida, with her Southern sisters, is entitled to a clear and unambiguous recognition of her rights in the Territories; and this being refused, by the rejection of the majority report, we protest against receiving the Cincinnati Platform with the interpretation that it favors the doct
rd. Modern Italy and the States of Central America are now, at this moment, crying to us to unite. All history teaches us that United we stand, divided we fall. All the Southern States would not be too many for our confederacy, whose flag would float, honored upon every sea, and under whose folds every citizen would be sure of protection and security. My God! what is the reason we cannot unite? It seems to me that we might with propriety address to the whole South the pregnant words of Milton: Awake! arise! or be forever fallen! South Carolina has sometimes been accused of a paramount desire to lead or to disturb the councils of the South. Let us make one last effort for Cooperation, and, in doing so, repel the false and unfounded imputation. Mr. Speaker, I think all of us desire to consolidate the sentiment of the South. All of us prefer Cooperation. It is, therefore, immensely important that we should take no false step, and omit nothing that might tend to that en
altimore, 461; harangues the mob, 464; sends envoys to the President; his correspondence with Gov. Andrew, 465-6; his interview with the President, 466. Brown, Milton, of Tenn., 171. Brown, Oliver, killed at Harper's Ferry, 292. Brown, Owen, son of John Brown, 288; escapes from Harper's Ferry, 299. Brown, Watson, killepeaker, 203; 222; 253; resigns the control of the Treasury, 411 Cochrane, John, of N. Y., 374. Cockeysville, Mid., occupied by Federals, 471. Cogswell, Col. Milton, at Ball's Bluff, 623-4. Colburn, Asst. Adjt. Gen. A. V., 621. Colcock, C. J., resins as Coll. at Charleston, 336. Collamer, Jacob, of Vt., 308; at Chys the Judah, 601-2. Methodists, the, and Slavery, 120-21. Mexico, 148; 176; war with, 186-7; 188; 190. Milwaukee, Wisc., fugitive-slave case at, 215. Milton, John, of Fla., in Dem. Convention, 314. Milledgeville, Ga., Military Convention at, 337. miles, Wm. Porcher, of S. C., 337; 448. miles, Col. D. J., at B