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slaves therein, nor any power to destroy or impair the right of property in slaves by any legislation whatever. Mr. Henry B. Payne, of Ohio, on behalf of the members of said Committee from all the Free States but California, Oregon, and Massachus your hands is, that there shall be no equivocation and no doubt in the popular mind as to what our principles are. Mr. Payne, on the other side, quoted at length from the Cincinnati platform, from Mr. Buchanan's letter of acceptance, and from s the flag of the Union, so far as the Constitution gives her protection, he tells us, with his hand upon his heart — as Gov. Payne, of Ohio, had before done — that they will part with their lives before they will acknowledge the principle which we cospected by all good citizens, and enforced with promptness and fidelity by every branch of tile General Government. Mr. Payne, of Ohio, moved the previous question, and this was also adopted, with but two dissenting votes. The Seceders' Conve