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States Rights at the North--political anatomy.by Geo. Fitzhugh. [From an article written for De Bow.] The North is interposing, through her Governors, just as Virginia and Kentucky did in 1798-99, to restrict and control the action of the Federal Government. They have not as yet, like those two States, studiously elaborated a string of arborescent absurd and exuberantly fallacious reasons for their conduct. They have acted naturally and sensibly, and, like all individuals and communities who so act, are wholly unconscious of the motives which impel them. The Governors are the representatives, the impersonated sovereignties, of distinct and perfect nationalities. Each State is a perfect nation, because it has within itself all the parts or institutions that constitute distinct and full political sovereignty. Political sovereignty, separate nationality, or State sovereignty, is a physical anatomical fact, not a metaphysical deduction; a thing not reserved by compact, but inhe