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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 32: the annexation of Texas.—the Mexican War.—Winthrop and Sumner.—1845-1847. (search)
ment while it was in progress, calling it the most accursed, wicked, barbarous, cruel, unnatural, unjust, and diabolical war. There were, indeed, among the Whig members some—as Hudson of Massachusetts, Corwin of Ohio, Severance of Maine, and Garrett Davis of Kentucky—who were unsparing in their condemnation of the Administration; but even their votes were not always consistent with their speeches. Giddings stood out in fearless and uncompromising resistance by voice and vote at every stage of in the Massachusetts delegation upon the war bill, May 11,—John Quincy Adams and his four colleagues, Ashmun, Grinnell, Hudson, and King. Rockwell, who was absent, would have voted, if present, against the bill. who were present, as also Senator Davis, voting against it, and Winthrop and one colleague voting for it,—was for two months hardly referred to by the Whig journals of Boston. The division, however, could not escape attention in quarters where the progress of slave extension crea