majority report were entitled to but 127 Electors — reported a platform, which, as finally modified, was presented by Mr. Samuels, of Iowa, in the following shape:
1. Resolved, That we, the Democracy of the Union, in Convention assembled, herebCalifornia, 4--198.
The question was next taken on the regular minority report, as presented in a modified form by Mr. Samuels; which was adopted, by the following vote:
Yeas--Maine, 8; New Hampshire, 5; Vermont, 5; Massachusetts, 7; :Rhode tform; and so, probably, could the Northern delegates have consented to support Breckinridge or Howell Cobb on the Payne-Samuels or Douglas platform.
Never was an issue more broadly made or clearly defined as one of conflicting, incompatible assumption Electoral tickets, in order to dispel the very dangers which they had persistently invoked, by supporting the Payne-Samuels platform, and nominating Douglas for President.
It is more difficult to treat calmly the conduct of the American, Con
the Carolinians, 451; his estimate of the Union forces before Bull Run, 550 ; citation from, 632.
Russellville, Ky., Secession Convent'n at, 617.
Russia mediates between Great Britain and the U. S., with respect to captured slaves, 176.
Rust, Albert, of Ark., proposition of, 386.
Rutledge, John I., on the Constitution, 44-5.
Rynders, Capt., of N. Y., a delegate to the Charleston Convention; favors the Slave Trade, 316.
Saloman, Col., routed at Wilson's Creek, 579.
Samuels , Mr., of Iowa, his resolves in the Dem. Convention, 310; 312.
Sanders, Geo. N., of Ky., joins the Rebels, 342.
Sandusky, Ohio, fugitive-slave case at, 218.
Sanford, Gen. Chas.
W., his testimony as to Patterson's movements, etc., 536 to 538.
San Jacinto, battle of, 150.
San Jacinto, the, takes Mason and Slidell, 666.
Santa Fe, expedition from Texas to, 151.
Santa Rosa Island, map of, 601; the Rebel attack on the Zouaves there, 602.
Saulsbury, Mr., of Del., declines