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ord our God. We cannot ballot for any candidate whatsoever. Mr. J. P. Johnson, on behalf of that portion of the Arkansas delegation who had concluded not to leave the Convention until after time had been afforded for consultation, said he hesitated, because he conceived that the stability of the Union itself was involved in the action taken here by the Southern representatives. The Georgia delegation here asked leave to retire for consultation, which was granted. Messrs. Bayard and Whiteley--Senator and Representative in Congress from Delaware--now retired from the Convention and joined the seceders Mr. Saulsbury the other Senator, gave his reasons for not retiring at this time, and the Convention adjourned for the night. Next morning, May 1st, Mr. Henry L. Benning presented a notification from twenty-six of the thirty-four delegates from Georgia, that they had decided to withdraw from the Convention--four of them in obedience to a vote of the majority, which they had oppos