slaves of those who own slaves, and who are themselves the slaves of French slaves, you must either, in the language of the day, cut the connection, or so far alter the national compact as to insure to yourselves a due share in the government.
（Olive branch, page 319.) The Union, says the same writer (page 320), has been long since virtually dissolved, and it is full time that this part of the disunited States should take care of itself.
Another reverend gentleman, pastor of a church at Medford (page 321), issues his anathema, Let him stand accursed, against all, all who, by their personal services, or loans of money, conversations, or writing, or influence, give countenance or support to the unrighteous war, in the following terms: That man is an accomplice in the wickedness, he loads his conscience with the blackest crimes, he brings the guilt of blood upon his soul, and in the sight of God and his law he is a murderer.
One more quotation, sir, and I shall have done.