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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 42 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 36 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 34 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 28 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 24 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 24 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 0 Browse Search
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for the Convention. Whilst I have no ambition to be a member of the Convention, I do not feel that I have the right to refuse to comply with a request, made under such circumstances. I therefore consent to your making such use of my name as you may deem proper. I am one of those who are most hopeful of the honorable and final settlement of the questions that now distract the country. Should you elect me, I will devote myself to the earnest effort to secure all our rights as Virginians and as Southern men, and to the preservation of the Union. I would proceed with prudence and deliberation; if need be, I would appeal to the people of the North against the politicians. I would, in the meantime, prepare for any emergency that might arise. Failing, after these efforts, to obtain the fullest and most ample guarantees for our future peace and safety in the Union, I would endeavor to secure the peaceable separation of the States--and thus forming a common compact wi
's testimony in regard to theSouth Carolinians — Mistake Corrected, &c. Henrico Co., Va., Jan,25 I send you an extract of a private letter from a Baptist Minister, who is well known in Richmond, and has been sojourning in South Carolina for five months. After mingling with all classes, and studying their character, this gentleman forms the following deliberate and impartial judgment of a noble, though much slandered people:"The South Carolinians are a singular race of people.--Like Virginians, they have much State pride, and though, perhaps, on first acquaintance not quite so cordial, are hospitable, chivalrous and warm- hearted. Their unanimity of feeling on the one question is truly wonderful.--No matter where you see them they all talk and think alike. Secessionism is not a sudden ebullition of feeling, not an angry outburst, but a principle to which they calmly, persistently, and doggedly adhere. The people everywhere, high and low, rich and poor intelligent and ignorant