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es. Hon. Benjamin Fitzpatrick, of Alabama, was now nominated for Vice-President, receiving 198 1/2 votes to 1 scattering. [He declined, two days thereafter, and the National Committee substituted Hon. Herschel V. Johnson, of Georgia.] Gov. Wickliffe, of Louisiana, now offered the following resolve, as an addition to the platform adopted at Charleston: Resolved, That it is in accordance with the true interpretation of the Cincinnati Platform, that, during the existence of the Territornow that this is not law, nor compatible with the most vital functions of government, can hardly have considered the matter patiently or thoughtfully. The Douglas platform was practically eviscerated by the ready acceptance at Baltimore of Gov. Wickliffe's resolve making the dicta of the Supreme Court absolute and unquestionable with regard to Slavery in the Territories. The Dred Scott decision was aimed directly at Squatter Sovereignty: the case, after being once disposed of on an entirely
another; and also secures to him protection for his slaves as property, while at sea on such a journey. Another is in these words: article 7. Sec. 1. The elective franchise and the right to hold office, whether Federal, State, territorial, or municipal, shall not be exercised by persons who are, in whole or in part, of the African race. Another of these amendments presumes, and recognizes, the right of peaceable State secession, undertaking to guard against its abuses. Mr. Charles A. Wickliffe, of Kentucky, proposed that this Convention request the several States which have passed Personal Liberty bills, to abrogate them; also, that they allow slaves to be carried across their soil respectively. Mr. Amos Tuck [Republican], of New Hampshire, submitted an Address to the People of the United States, deploring the divisions and distractions that now afflict our country, but deprecating secession or violence, and insisting that the Constitution of the United States, properl
r, Albert S. White, and Windom--60. Nays--Messrs. Allen, Ancona, Joseph Baily, George H. Browne, Burnett, Calvert, Cox, Cravens, Crisfield, Crittenden, Diven, Dunlap, Dunn, English, Fouke, Grider, Haight, Hale, Harding, Holman, Horton, Jackson, Johnson, Law, May, McClernand, McPherson, Mallory, Menzies, Morris, Noble, Norton, Odell, Pendleton, Porter, Reid, Robinson, James S. Rollins, Sheil, Smith, John B. Steele, Stratton, Francis Thomas, Vallandigham, Voorhees, Wadsworth, Webster, and Wickliffe--48. The bill, thus amended, being returned to the Senate, Mr. Trumbull moved a concurrence in the house amendment, which prevailed by the following vote: Yeas--Messrs. Anthony, Bingham, Browning, Clark, Collamer, Dixon, Doolittle, Fessenden, Foot, Foster, Grimes, Hale, Harris, King, Lane, of Ind., Lane, of Kansas, McDougall, Sherman, Simmons, Sumner, Ten Eyck, Trumbull, Wade, and Wilson--24. Nays--Messrs. Breckinridge, Bright, Carlile, Cowan, Johnson, of Mo., Latham, Pearce, Po