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of all the governments of the earth, including the Federal Government, we will hang him.--See N. Y. Journal of Commerce, June 6, 1838. The calculation was a tolerably sound one; yet it did not save quite a number of persons — mainly of Northern birth — who were seized at various points throughout the South on suspicion of being anti-Slavery, and very summarily put to death — some with, and some without, a mob trial. Had there been any proof In 1835, a suspicion was aroused in Madison County, Mississippi, that a conspiracy for a slave insurrection existed. Five negroes were first hung; then five white men. The pamphlet put forth by their mob-murderers shows that there was no real evidence against any of them — that their lives were sacrificed to a cowardly panic, which would not be appeased without blood-shed. The whites were hung at an hour's notice, protesting their innocence to the last. And this is but one case out of many such. In a panic of this kind, every non-slavehol
ord, demands Mason and Slidell, 608. Lyon, Robert, of S. C., to a friend in Texas, 450. Lyon, Gen. Nathaniel, his services at St. Louis; captures Gen. Frost's camp, 490; succeeds Gen. Harney; has an interview with Gen. Price, 491; whips Marmaduke, 574; arrives at Springfield, 576; defeats the Rebels at Dug-Springs, 577; attacks the enemy at Wilson's Creek, 578; his heroism and death, 579-80; Pollard's opinion of him, 582. Lytle, Col., wounded at Carnifex Ferry, 525. M. Madison County, Miss., men hung there, 128. Madison, James, 42; 43; 63; 72; takes the Southern view of the Missouri question, 75; 82; 83; drafts the Virginia Resolves of 1799, 84; 110; 264-5; letter to Hamilton, 357; 497. Madisonian, The, letter from Gilmer to, 156. Magoffin, Beriah, of Ky., elected Governor, 333; his Union Address, 340; his answer to the Presidents requisition, etc., 460; his Message, 492-3; 493; 494; 496; 509; 609; his letter to the President, 610; the reply, 611; Message, 611,