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ately refused for years to fulfill their constitutional obligations. He would refer to those States for a proof of this. When the fourth article of the Constitution was adopted, the greater number of the contracting parties held slaves. The hostility of the Northern States to the institution of slavery had led them to disregard their constitutional obligations. The laws of the General Government have ceased to effect the objects of the Constitution. Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connection, Rhode Island, New York. Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa have enacted laws either nullifying the Constitution or to render useless all attempts to execute the acts of Congress. In many of these States fugitives "held to service and to labor" have been claimed, but in none of them has the State Government complied with the stipulation on this subject made in the Constitution. The ends for which this Government was instituted have been def
Fast Bay in Massachusetts. Boston, Dec. 22. --The Governor of Massachusetts has issued a proclamation for a day of fasting and prayer, in conformity with the recommendation of the President. Fast Bay in Massachusetts. Boston, Dec. 22. --The Governor of Massachusetts has issued a proclamation for a day of fasting and prayer, in conformity with the recommendation of the President.
The Reaction in Massachusetts. Boston, Dec. 21. --Wendell Phillips spoke in the Town Hall at Waterton this evening, and was hissed by the audience, but the police prevented any further demonstration of opposition. He said he spoke for Gov. Andrew, and Andrew would not sign a bill repealing the Personal Liberty Law. Hand-bills were posted around the town calling upon the people not to let Phillips speak.