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h Carolina spurned the causes which were alleged here for a dissolution of the Union. The present secession movement was initiated in South Carolina, where they never lost a slave. South Carolina tells you frankly it is because of the "irrepressible conflict" between free and slave labor. The doctrine of the right of a State to secede originated in Massachusetts, the hot-bed of all the "isms," in 1807, because of the embargo. In 1808 the electors met in this city to east their votes for Madison as President, and one of the regular toasts at the electoral dinner was, "The Union of the States--the majority must govern--'tis treason to secede. " But the doctrine of secession was still agitated in the New England States, and the Richmond Enquirer held that it was treason to all intents and purposes. --Madison's letters were referred to as putting his heel upon the poisonous doctrine of secession. He alluded to the doctrines of the leading secessionists in this body. --The people of V
ven, those angels in the galleries; but the women have been flattered so much by the various speakers on the floor, that we have not the face to utter one word of that kind.--In truth, we commenced this article for the purpose of suggesting that the ladies are becoming thoroughly nauseated with the complimentary references to themselves which some of the speakers lay on with a trowel.--This is a new feature in an assemblage intended for grave deliberation upon the most momentous subjects. Imagine allusions of this kind in a deliberative body of France or England! We do not think that the women of Virginia are as soft as the compliments they receive, or even as some of those who utter them. There are mothers in Israel, and high-souled wives and daughters who comprehend the whole subject which now agitates the country better than many of the men who have seats upon the floor; women whom no one but the grand old Marshalls, Henrys and Madison of other days have any right to instruct.
The Daily Dispatch: March 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Reception of Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural. (search)
Municipal elections at the North. Hamilton.N. Y., March 6. --The towns of Hamilton, Madison, Eaton, Georgetown, and Brookfield, in Madison county, each elect Republican Supervisors. Oswego,N. Y.,March 6.-- At the charter election to-day, Hon. Henry Fitzhugh, Republican, was elected Mayor by 351 majority. All the Republican and city ward officers were elected, except the Overseer for the Poor.--The majorities show a Republican gain since last fall. Auburn,N. Y.,March 6.-- The charter election in this city yesterday, resulted in the success of the entire Republican city ticket.--George Humphreys, Republican candidate for Mayor, has a majority of 508. This is the largest Republican majority ever given in Auburn. Lockport,N. Y.,March 6. --The charter election, which took place in this village yesterday, resulted in the election of the entire Republican ticket. Republican Trustees were elected by an average majority of 120. Utiga,N. Y.,March 6.--In this cou