having for my object the passage of the Nebraska bill, the Dred Scott decision and the extension of slavery — a scheme of political tricksters, composed of Chief Justice Taney and his eight associates, two Presidents of the United States, and one Senator of Illinois.
If Mr. Lincoln deems me a conspirator of that kind, all I have them, How will you decide this cast if I appoint you judge?
Suppose, for instance, Mr. Lincoln to be a candidate for a vacancy on the supreme bench to fill Chief Justice Taney's place, and when he applied to Seward, the latter would say, Mr. Lincoln, I cannot appoint you until I know how you will decide the Dred Scott case?
Mr. L the remedy when you refuse obedience to the constituted authorities?
I will not stop to inquire whether I agree or disagree with all the opinions expressed by Judge Taney or any other judge.
It is enough for me to know that the decision has been made.
It has been made by a tribunal appointed by the Constitution to make it; it w