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m, and would vote for no person or thing but him, and Squatter Sovereignty was his shibboleth.
No conclusion could be reached, and the convention adjourned to meet at Baltimore on June 18th.
It was always a proud memory to Mr. Davis that Massachusetts gave him forty-nine votes, in unbroken succession, a testimonial of confidence and respect that cannot be lost or, like his name on Cabin John Bridge, be chiselled out of the work.
Perhaps, had he stood among the citizens of other Northern States with his heart and hand open to them as he did in Massachusetts, his services might have been more potent to preserve peace.
Years before the feud between the States had culminated in bitterness, I had a theory which perhaps, like Black Hawk's plan for abolishing slavery, was at least original if not practicable — that was to send the boys and girls of the North to schools in the South, and send our boys and girls to the North.
The people of the two sections are not the same people, but