, to invite or even justify political dissensions and party divisions.
That the free and independent people of the Confederate States will, sooner or later, organize themselves into separate parties, with opposing principles, arising from an inevitacrescences upon the body politic.
The South has drawn her sword, and lopped them off forever.
The Government of the United States is no longer Republican.
Its Presidential chair is a despot's throne.
Tyranny untrammeled and undisguised stalks atave us has disappeared in the non-slaveholding States.
The South has taken the Constitution to herself; and in the Confederate States alone are the vestal fires of freedom burning still.
What the jewel is to the casket containing it — what the Bibles as is the Bible in our religion.
Let us make it the touchstone of every public measure now and forever, and the Confederate States will never cease to illustrate to the world the safe and simple philosophy of the founders of the first American Re