nothing—and we will have no complications.
If the other States join our Confederacy, they can freely come in on our terms.
Our separation from the Union is complete, and no compromise, no reconstruction, can now be entertained.
The inaugural ceremonies took place at noon, Feb. 18, on a platform erected in front of the portico of the State-house.
Davis and the Vice-President elect, Alexander H. Stephens (q. v.), with Rev. Dr. Marly, rode in an open barouche from the Exchange Hotel to the capitol, followed by a multitude of State officials and citizens.
The oath of office was administered to Davis by Howell Cobb, president of the Congress, at the close of his inaugural address.
In the evening President Davis held
Jefferson Davis. a levee at Estelle Hall, and the city was brilliantly lighted up by bonfires and illuminations.
President Davis chose for his constitutional advisers a cabinet comprising Robert Toombs, of Georgia, Secretary of State; Charles G. Memminger, of South C