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surrender of fugitive slaves while they secretly gave money to aid the runaway in escaping to Canada. In vigorous language he wrote concerning the great Peace measures, The net product was a corrupt monstrosity in legislation and morals which even the great name of Clay should not shield from lasting opprobrium. (American Conflict, 1, 21.) Great leaders with a large and excited following began at once an active and bitter agitation in many Northern States. Seward in New York, Stevens in Penn sylvania, Wade, Fessenden, Giddings and others equally eminent, provoked a popular hostility which displayed itself not in harmless, local mass meetings only, but in positive revolutionary legislation by States. A Massachusetts convention was called to denounce all who were concerned in securing the passage of these compromise bills, and the noble Webster, greatest of New England men of any age, fell under condemnation. A New England republic was so much talked about as to draw out from Cal