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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,468 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1,286 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 656 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 566 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 440 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 416 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 360 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 298 0 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 298 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 272 0 Browse Search
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was ready to act a part worthy of her position and renown. She sent one of her ablest sons, the late Mr. Leigh, as a commissioner, or sort of ambassador, to South Carolina, who pleaded in a masterly manner, in large assemblies of the impetuous people of the Palmetto State, the cause of Union. This same mission she has agaisave this people from committing the rash and dreadful crime of national suicide. In the meantime there is a great work to be done at the North. The South Carolina Army bill. A letter from Columbia, S. C., says: The Army bill is now in the Senate. It lies there like so much dead waste paper and ink. The labors g themselves. This will effectually cut off a large number of Southern United States Army officers, who are supposed to be inclined to enlist in the cause of South Carolina. The Governor, however, has the power under the bill, of choosing United States Army officers or others for the higher military posts. The Senate yester
assing through, or temporarily sojourning in, a free State, and when the slave is stolen, the master to be indemnified. The resolution of Mr. Smith, of Virginia, instructs the Committee to inquire into the propriety of declaring out of the Union such States as by legislation aim to nullify the acts of Congress. The resolution of Mr. Jenkins, of Va., inquires into the expediency of rendering the fugitive slave law more effective, or when it fails, to compensate the owner for the loss of his slave, and provides by amending the Constitution to protect the rights of slaveholders in the Territories. The resolution of Mr. Noel, of Mo., provides for abolishing the office of President, and substituting a council of three, with power to veto measures against slavery. Several bills of no general importance were passed. Adjourned. Mr. Bonham, of S. C., has resigned his position as a member of the Committee on Military Affairs, saying he is going home for a few days.
A Congressional Joke. --Mr. Porcher Miles, of the Charleston district, excused himself and his colleagues from voting on the question of a select committee, intimating, in substance, that before it could report its conclusions South Carolina would be out of the Union, and he himself, instead of being Miles in Congress, would be Miles away.
South Carolina Legislature. --A proposition is before the South Carolina Legislature to appropriate $30,000 to aid in deepening the harbor of Charleston, and $50,000 to erect buildings to be used as arsenals and depots for the ordnance, arms and munitions of the militia of Charleston. There is also a bill preventing free negroes entering into mechanical pursuits, or riding in carriages or other vehicles unless accompanied by a white person. Another bill pending authorizes the Board of Ordnance to make contract with such responsible persons as shall, within the period of fifteen months, establish and put in operation within the limits of the State, or in any one of the cotton-growing States, an armory capable of turning out ten thousand stand of small arms, of standard military patterns, for the delivery to South Carolina of fifty thousand dollars' worth of small arms annually for the term of five years.
The Daily Dispatch: December 13, 1860., [Electronic resource], A Melancholy end to an Unfortunate Life. (search)
Union movement at the North. Buffalo, N. Y., Dec. 12. --A meeting of 300 prominent citizens was held last night for the purpose of requesting Mr. Fillmore to proceed to South Carolina as a messenger of peace. The committee proceeded to the residence of Mr. Fillmore and extended the invitation; but, though expressing the warmest sympathy with the object of the meeting, he said he was forced to decline the mission, as he had been invited to attend a meeting of the prominent conservative men of New York, and should feel bound to a wait its decision.
Balloting for Governor of South Carolina. Columbia, S. C., Dec, 12. --The third ballot for Governor stood — Jamison 28, Rhett 28, Johnson 45 Pickens 56, scattering 6. The balloting has ceased for to-day. The increase of small-pox here has induced a panic, and there is a prospect of the Legislature adjourning to Charleston to-morrow.