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in the matter in advance of the proposed introduction. Mr. Hoar assented, and Eggleston left Mr. H. waiting in his office, while he proceeded to confer with the Mayor. After a considerable absence, he returned, and stated that the Mayor was at Columbia, attending the session of the Legislature, and that the gentleman who temporarily discharged the duties of the officer judged it best that all further proceedings should await his return. This was assented to, and Mr. Hoar waited through the nethat the Sheriff shall see that the sentence of banishment be executed, and imprison such offender if he returns, unless by unavoidable accident.] On Monday, December 2d, Mr. Hoar was, for the first time, apprised of the reception accorded at Columbia to his mission, and of the commotion it had raised. After discussing the matter freely with those around him, he walked out for some distance, and, returning at dark to his hotel, he encountered three persons standing on the piazza. One of the
edless brutality with which these seizures were often made, tended to intensify the popular repugnance which they occasioned. In repeated instances, the first notice the alleged fugitive had of his peril was given him by a blow on the head, sometimes with a heavy club or stick of wood; and, being thus knocked down, he was carried, bleeding and insensible, before the facile commissioner, who made short work of identifying him, and earning his ten dollars, by remanding him into Slavery. In Columbia, Pa., March, 1852, a negro, named William Smith, was seized as a fugitive by a Baltimore police officer, while working in a lumber-yard, and, attempting to escape, the officer drew a pistol and shot him dead. In Wilkes-barre, Pa., a deputy marshal and three or four Virginians suddenly came upon a nearly white mulatto waiter at a hotel, and, falling upon him from behind with a club, partially shackled him. He fought them off with the hand-cuff which they had secured to his right wrist, and,
from the Convention, and protested against the right of the two to act or cast any vote in behalf of the State. Hon. James Simons, of South Carolina, announced the withdrawal of the delegation from that State, in a communication signed by all the thirteen members thereof; in the words following: We, the undersigned delegates appointed by the Democratic State Convention of South Carolina, beg leave respectfully to state that, according to the principles enunciated in their Platform at Columbia, the power, either of the Federal Government or of its agent, the Territorial Government, to abolish or legislate against property in slaves, by either direct or indirect legislation, is especially denied; and, as the Platform adopted by the Convention palpably and intentionally prevents any expression affirming the incapacity of the Territorial Government so to legislate, that they would not be acting in good faith to their principles, or in accordance with the wishes of their constituents
s as follows: Executive Department, Columbia, S. C., Nov. 5, 1860. Gentlemen of the Senate any the enthusiastic crowd of Secessionists, at Columbia, on the following evening. He concluded a sps: This, and nearly all the proceedings at Columbia at this crisis, are here copied directly fromthe 22d of November; the delegates to meet at Columbia on the 17th of December. Mr. Moses and othth. A devotee of Slavery, he had hastened to Columbia, on the call of the Legislature, to do his ut based, is clearly exhibited in the doings at Columbia and Charleston, during those memorable early f the South Carolina Secession Convention, at Columbia, December 17, 1860, Hon. William Porcher Mileon, on account of the epidemic (small-pox) at Columbia; saying that he was just from Washington, whepes. The South Carolina Convention met at Columbia on the appointed day--December 17th. Gen. D. of America. The small-pox then raging in Columbia, the Convention adjourned to Secession Hall i[1 more...]
Boston Post, The, on the President's calls, 457. Boteler, A. R., of Va., 372. Boyce, W. W., of S. C., speech at Columbia, 332. Boyd, Col., reinforces Price at Lexington, 587. Boyd, Linn, of Ky., 208; chosen Speaker, 226; again chosen, on from Georgia, 102 to 106; allusion to, 378. Chesnut, James, Jr., of S. C., his views on Slavery, 73; his speech at Columbia, 331; resigns his seat in the U. S. Senate, 337; visits Fort Sumter, 443. Chicago, Ill., Republican Convention at, 31r a thousand pikes at, 283. Colorado Territory, organized, 388. Columbia, Pa., fugitive-slave case at, 216. Columbia, S. C., Legislature convenes at, 330; Chesnut's speech at, 331; Boyce's 332; Ruffin's. 335. Columbus, Christopher, impliH.,of Ky., speech of, 494-5. Ruatan, Island of, Walker lands there, 277. Ruffin. Edmund, of Va., speech of, at Columbia, S. C., 335-6; fires the first shot at Sumter. Ruffin. M R., of N. C., in Peace Conference, 402. Runnels, Hardin R.,