oniacs to the Saviour of mankind, for forbearance and non-intervention.
Let us alone, was their habitual entreaty: What have we to do with thee?
Art thou come to torment us before the time No delicacy of handling, no gentleness of treatment, could have pacified them: they must be left undisturbed and unobserved, or irritation and excitement were unavoidable.
Twenty or thirty years ago, there existed in Charleston, S. C., an association for social and intellectual enjoyment, known as The Wistar Club.
Many, if not most, of the more intelligent and cultivated class belonged to it, and strangers of like breeding were freely invited to its weekly or bi-weekly meetings.
It was its rule to select, at each gathering, some subject for conversational discussion at the next.
At one of these meetings, the economic results of Slavery were incidentally brought into view; when the few remarks dropped from one and another developed a decided difference of opinion — the native Carolinians expre
Wilson, Senator, of Mass., 309; 571-2.
Wilson's Zouaves, at Santa Rosa Island, 602.
Wilson's Creek, battle of, 578 to 582.
Winthrop, Major Theo., killed at Bethel, 531.
Winchester Virginian, The, J. M. Mason to, 478-9.
Wise, Henry A., his prescription for Abolitionists, 128; 144; 146; his speech in the House, 1842, 158; opinion of John Brown, 293; 294; 329; commands the Rebels in West Virginia, 522; 524; outranked by Floyd, etc., 525.
Wisconsin, 215; 300; 301.
Wistar, Lieut.-Col., at Ball's Bluff, 623.
Witherspoon, Rev. T. S., 128.
Wool, Gen., succeeds Gen. Butler, 531.
Wood, Col. A. M., wounded at Bull Run, 545.
Woodward, Judge Geo.
W., speech at the Philadelphia Peace meeting, 363 to 365; 406; 438.
Worcester, Mass., mob violence at, 126.
Wrentham, Mass., Abolition petition from, 144.
Wright. Col. J. V., killed at Belmont, 597-8.
Wright, Silas, 91; nominated for Vice-President 164; nominated for Governor of New York, 166.