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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Ceremonies connected with the unveiling of the statue of General Robert E. Lee, at Lee circle, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 22, 1884. (search)
ist. It appears in the writings and utterances of all the fathers of the Constitution, of Hamilton as well as of Madison, of Washington, Franklin, Gerry, Wilson, Morris, of those who favored as well as those who feared a strong government. It is emphatically announced, not only in the extreme Kentucky resolutions, but in the famveral States, not named only because unknown, which should thereafter become parties, and by consenting to the proposed Union, become thereby United States. Gouverneur Morris, of Pennsylvania, was chairman of the committee on style which reported this alteration in the preamble, and he informs us in one of his letters, that the Cohe same, but that his motion had not even received a second. What becomes, then, of the argument based on this expression of the preamble, when we find that Gouverneur Morris, its author, with his well known desire to establish a National government, himself declares in his writings that the Constitution was a compact, not betwee
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address before the Virginia division of Army of Northern Virginia, at their reunion on the evening of October 21, 1886. (search)
reports. Ibid, p. 841. The force that I have been able to assemble thus far at Manassas Junction, consists of a detachment of artillery under Captain D. Kemper, with two six-pounders; Captain W. H. Payne's company, numbering 76 men; Captain J. S. Green's company, numbering 57 men; Captain Hamilton's company, numbering about 60, and two Irish companies, numbering respectively, 54 and 58, and Colonel Garland's force arrived Sunday, consisting of 490 men. Altogether about 830 men. Also Captain Morris's company, 88, Warrenton Riflemen. Total 918. The Powhatan troop under Captain Lay has been ordered back here and will arrive to-day. These Virginia troops with the South Carolina brigade, which Joined them a week after, constituted the nucleus of the Army of Northern Virginia. There was considerable confusion at this time as to the rank of officers. The Convention of Virginia, just before the termination of its session, reduced the number of the higher grades in the service of