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Rebellion Record: Introduction., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), Contents of Thie first volume. (search)
Contents of Thie first volume.   Diary. I.--Diary of Events,Page 3 II.--DOCUMENTSDOCUMENT Page   Doc. Page 1.Maryland--Reply of Gov. Hicks to Mississippi Commissioner,1 2.South Carolina--Secession Ordnance2 3.South Carolina--Declaration of Causes, &c.,3 4.Seward's Speech at New York, Dec. 22, 1860,4 5.Toombs' Address to the Georgians,7 6.South Carolina Congressmen's Resignation,8 7.Evacuation of Fort Moultrie,8 8.Forts Sumter and Moultrie,8 9.Major Anderson's Movement,9 10.Secretary Floyd to the President,10 11.General Wool's Letters on the Crisis,10 12.South Carolina Commissioners to the President, and Reply,11 13.Charleston Mercury's Appeal to Florida,16 14.Buchanan's Proclamation of a Fast Day,17 15.Carrington's Call to Washington Volunteers,17 16.Gov. Hicks' Address,17 17.Gov. Ellis to Secretary Holt, and Reply,18 18.Major Anderson to Gov. Pickens, and Reply,19 19.Alabama Ordinance of Secession,19 20.N. Y. State Resolutions,21 21.Capt. McGowan's
Rebellion Record: Introduction., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore), Introduction. (search)
the North-western States, and to give strength and security to that extensive frontier. Under Mr. Jefferson, the importation of slaves into the Territories of Mississippi and Louisiana was prohibited in advance of the time limited by the Constitution for the interdiction of the slave trade. When the Missouri restriction was enac of the acquisitions of territory made on this side of the continent within the present century,--Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and the entire coast of Alabama and Mississippi; vast regions acquired from France, Spain, and Mexico, within sixty years. Louisiana cost 15,000,000 dollars, when our population was 5,000,000, representing, oe to the great central basin of our continent its character and destiny. The outlet of this mighty system lies between the States of Tennessee and Missouri, of Mississippi and Arkansas, and through the State of Louisiana. The ancient province so-called, the proudest monument of the mighty monarch whose name it bears, passed from