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sition for troops from Arkansas, to subjugate the Southern States, I have to say that none will be furnished.
The demand is only adding insult to injury.
Governor Ellis of North Carolina responded to the requisition for troops from that state as follows:
Your dispatch is received, and, if genuine—which its extraordinary carty to this wicked violation of the laws of the country, and to this war upon the liberties of a free people.
You can get no troops from North Carolina.
Governor Ellis, who had lived long enough to leave behind him an enviable reputation, was a fair representative of the conservatism, gallantry, and tenacity in well-doing, ohe succeeding administration, as an excuse for its warlike acts, that the duty to protect the public property required such action, is shown by this letter of Governor Ellis to have been a plea created by their usurpations, but for which there might have been peace, as well as safety to property, and, what was of greater worth, th
rayton, —, 430.
Dred Scott case.
Decision of Supreme Court, 70-71.
Early, Gen. Jubal A., 305, 306, 330.
Extracts from narrative of Bull Run, 322-28.
Extracts on retreat from Centreville, 401.
Elgin, Col., Gustavus, 369.
Ellis, Gov. of North Carolina.
Reply to U. S. call for troops, 355.
Restoration of forts to U. S. government, 355.
Ellsworth, Oliver, 84, 123. Opposition to armed force against states, 150-51.
Elzy, General, 305,328.
Evans, Gen. N. S., 376,y Missouri compro-mise, 28.
Abolition propaganda, 29.
Government favors, 42.
North Carolina. Instructions to delegates to Constitutional convention, 78-79.
Ratification of Constitution, 90, 95-96, 108; amendment proposed, 125.
Reply of Gov. Ellis to U. S. call for troops, 355.
Northrop, Col. L. B. Appointment as commissary general, 263, 268, 273.
Cession to U. S., 4.
Ordinance, 4, 7.