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o but a small portion of the scene. The speech was disconnected, the sentences so incoherent that it is impossible to give an accurate report of his speech. As his sentences came up in the reporter's gallery, the statements that your President is a plebeian — I am a plebeian, glory in it--Tennessee has never gone out of the Union--I am going to talk two minutes and a half on that point — I want you to hear me. Tennessee always was loyal — we all derive our power from the people--Chief Justice Chase is but a creature of the people — I want you to hear me two minutes on that point — you, Mr. Stanton, Secretary of War, derive your authority and power from the people. ("Who is Secretary of the Navy?" was then heard, in a voice of less volume. Some one responded, "Mr. Welles".)--You, Mr. Welles, Secretary of the Navy, get your power from the people. This was the strain and tone of the whole speech, mixed with a lecture to the Senate on the action of the Senate on the rebellious
tance from the President, and sat down together. They seemed very friendly. Stanton had his arm around Seward's neck, and constantly whispered in his ear. Welles sat by himself, and nobody spoke to him. Andy Johnson talked to everybody. Chief Justice Chase sat erect and dignified, evidently reflecting that he ought to be in Lincoln's place. Senator Sumner stood prominently forward, as if to attract attention. Negroes excluded ladies from the rear of the platform. Every black face beamed wlambered up, and decorated all that part with the army blue. As these masses settled into comparative order, and the mass of people on the parade below had also become still, the President was seen in the centre of the central group, with Chief Justice Chase and some of the other Chief Justices, in their gowns, seated on his left. As the President came forward, there was a cheer, but not a great one, and at the same time the sun burst through the clouds, and, though pretty well to the south,