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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The last chapter in the history of Reconstruction in South Carolina— administration of D. H. Chamberlain. (search)
ong the candidates was Elliott's favorite, W. H. Whipper, a clever but ignorant negro, who like Ell resorting to the strong hand. Election of Whipper and Moses. The Legislature met as usual in, the late Governor, in place of Shaw, and to Whipper in place of Reed. Chamberlain openly and earelves from it, and the bar resolved to ignore Whipper and defend the right of Judge Reed to keep hiand bearing of the House of Representatives. Whipper had pronounced against the Governor a vituper took place between the speaker, Elliott, and Whipper. The same man who but a few weeks before hadt of a member's Republicanism was to vote for Whipper, now openly denounced him as an ingrate, a faay form a faint idea of the the character of Whipper's speech against Chamberlain when we are told Elliott and others and all who had voted for Whipper and Moses as a band of thieves and robbers whhe Radical support. He might set at defiance Whipper and Elliott, negroes whom he despised, but he[1 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Reconstruction in South Carolina. (search)
n district were insignificant. Republican Convention. It was about the middle of September before the Republican convention met to nominate State officers. The prospect of the Governor for nomination appeared very gloomy. The better portion of the party was disgusted with his pretended zeal for reform; some of the worst because they feared that this zeal was real; all denounced him as a traitor to his party and a flatterer of the whites. Elliot could not forgive him for withholding Whipper's commission, and declared that he had documents in his possession which, if produced, would send the Governor to the penitentiary. Amid this storm of denunciation, it seemed that Chamberlain must be overwhelmed. He was saved by Patterson, whom he had not long before denounced as one, a reconciliation with whom he would consider as worse than a defeat. Patterson's speech saved him; but is an ebulition of his contempt for the Governor. It is so curious and characteristic, that I shall i