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Springfield (Illinois, United States) (search for this): chapter 21
ly unanimous, to the seat he had so ably filled. But it was hardly in human nature that those thus appealed to should, because of one good act, recognize and treat as a friend one whom they had known for nearly twenty years as the ablest, most indefatigable, and by no means the most scrupulous, of their adversaries. They held a sort of State Convention, therefore, and presented Abraham Lincoln as a Republican competitor for Mr. Douglas's seat; and he opened the canvass at once, At Springfield, Ill., June 17, 1858. in a terse, forcible, and thoroughly radical speech, wherein he enunciated the then startling, if not absolutely novel, doctrine that the Union cannot permanently endure half Slave and half Free. Said Mr. Lincoln: If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it. We are now far into the fifth year since a policy was initiated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to Slavery a
Ohio (Ohio, United States) (search for this): chapter 21
ta by a close vote; and swell their majority in Ohio to fully 20,000. They were beaten in Indiana oted by Democrats, as were in part Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Illinois; but the strong anti-Lecompton waations from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota, decidedly hostegislation whatever. Mr. Henry B. Payne, of Ohio, on behalf of the members of said Committee fro 1; Missouri, 4; Tennessee, 1; Kentucky, 2 1/2; Ohio, 23; Indiana, 13; Illinois, 11; Michigan, 6; Wiith his hand upon his heart — as Gov. Payne, of Ohio, had before done — that they will part with theich was immediately taken by Gov. David Tod, of Ohio (a Vice-President at Charleston), amid enthusiah of tile General Government. Mr. Payne, of Ohio, moved the previous question, and this was alsoylvania. 50 1/2 Withdrawn   Salmon P Chase, of Ohio 49 42 1/2 24 1/2 Edward Bates, of Missouri 48 ous. On motion of Mr. Joshua R. Giddings, of Ohio, it was Resolved, That we deeply sympathize[11 more...]
Iowa (Iowa, United States) (search for this): chapter 21
ed by 1,481, though Fremont had 16,623; while Gov. Lowe, in Iowa, had but 2,151, where Fremont had received 7,784; and Gov. nti-Lecompton Democrat in another district; while Michigan, Iowa, and Wisconsin, chose Republican tickets — as of late had bs from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota, decidedly hostile to the Administration; ane the above resolve was under consideration, Mr. Harlan, of Iowa, moved to add to it as follows: But the free discussionof Michigan, Doolittle, of Wisconsin, Grimes and Harlan, of Iowa--21.--every Democratic Senator present but Mr. Pugh, of Ohihich, as finally modified, was presented by Mr. Samuels, of Iowa, in the following shape: 1. Resolved, That we, the Demo, 23; Indiana, 13; Illinois, 11 ; Michigan, ; Wisconsin, 5; Iowa, 4; Minnesota, 2 1/2; California, 4--198. The question , 23; Indiana, 13; Illinois, 11; Michigan, 6; Wisconsin, 5; Iowa, 4; Minnesota, 4--165. Nays--Massachusetts, 6; New Jerse
Virginia (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 21
hless man here, makes him a useful man, Christianizes him, and sends him and his posterity down the stream of time to enjoy the blessings of civilization. (Cheers and laughter.) Now, fellow-Democrats, so far as any public expression of the State of Virginia--the great Slave-trading State of Virginia--has been given, they are all opposed to the African Slave-trade. Dr. Reed, of Indiana--I am from Indiana, and I am il favor of it. Mr. Gaulden--Now, gentlemen, we are told, upon high authoriState of Virginia--has been given, they are all opposed to the African Slave-trade. Dr. Reed, of Indiana--I am from Indiana, and I am il favor of it. Mr. Gaulden--Now, gentlemen, we are told, upon high authority, that there is a certain class of men who strain at a gnat and swallow a camel. Now, Virginia, which authorizes the buying of Christian men, separating them from their wives and children, from all the relations and associations amid whom they have lived for years, rolls up her eyes in holy horror when I would go to Africa, buy a savage, and introduce him to the blessings of civilization and Christianity. (Cheers arid laughter.) Capt. Rynders, of N. Y.--You can get one or two recruits fr
Vermont (Vermont, United States) (search for this): chapter 21
mons, of Rhode Island, Dixon and Foster, of Connecticut, Collamer and Foot, of Vermont, King, of New York, Ten Eyck, of New Jersey, Pugh and Wade, of Ohio, Trumbull,ngress for the protection of property in slaves. To this, Mr. Collamer, of Vermont, moved to alter the amendment, so as to make it read: Resolved, That the ecky, 9; Minnesota, 1 1/2; Oregon, 3--105. Nays--Maine, 5; New Hampshire, 5; Vermont, 5 ; Massachusetts, 5; Rhode Island, 4; Connecticut, 3 1/2; New York, 35; New hich was adopted, by the following vote: Yeas--Maine, 8; New Hampshire, 5; Vermont, 5; Massachusetts, 7; :Rhode Island, 4; Connecticut, 6; New York, 35; New Jers of New Jersey 14 10 Withdr'n John McLean, of Ohio 12 8 5 Jacob Collamer, of Vermont 10 Withdrawn   Scattering 6 4 2 Abraham Lincoln having, on tile third ba Maine, early in September, elected a Republican Governor by 18,091 majority; Vermont directly followed, with a Republican majority of 22,370; but when Pennsylvania
Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 21
ult May 22, 1856. on Senator Sumner, of Massachusetts, by Representative Brooks of South Carolinor else the rye-fields and wheat-fields of Massachusetts and New York must again be surrendered by hen proceeded, on motion of Mr. Wilson, of Massachusetts, to reconsider Mr. Clingman's resolution htemporary Chairman; Gen. Caleb Cushing, of Massachusetts, was, on the second day, made permanent Prhe Free States but California, Oregon, and Massachusetts--States entitled to choose 172 Electors, w--Maine, 5; New Hampshire, 5; Vermont, 5 ; Massachusetts, 5; Rhode Island, 4; Connecticut, 3 1/2; Nn, 5; Iowa, 4; Minnesota, 4--165. Nays--Massachusetts, 6; New Jersey, 2; Pennsylvania, 15; Delawnthusiastic cheers. Gen. B. F. Butler, of Massachusetts, announced the determination of a majoritytes from Seward to Lincoln; Mr. Andrew, of Massachusetts, also changed a part of the vote of that Sw York, seconded by Mr. John A. Andrew, of Massachusetts, the nomination was made unanimous. In [5 more...]
Baton Rouge (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 21
ence to a vote of the majority, which they had opposed. Mr. Johnson, of Arkansas, now announced the withdrawal, after due consideration and consultation, of the remainder of the delegation from his State; but Mr. F. B. Flournoy gave notice that he did not concur in this action The formal protest and withdrawal of ten delegates from Louisiana was now presented. It states that these delegates act in obedience to a resolution passed by the Democracy of Louisiana in State Convention at Baton Rouge, March 5, 1860, in the following words: Resolved, That the Territories of the United States belong to the several States as their common property, and not to individual citizens thereof; that the Federal Constitution recognizes property in slaves; and, as such, the owner thereof is entitled to carry his slaves into any Territory in the United States; to hold them there as property; and, in case the people of the Territories, by inaction, unfriendly legislation or otherwise, should end
North Carolina (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 21
closed, Mr. John A. Gilmer, American. of N. C., moved a substitute, condemning all attempts aMason, of Virginia, Bragg and Clingman, of North Carolina, Chesnut and Hammond, of South Carolina, Id rights of the South. Mr. Clingman, of North Carolina, proposed the following: Resolved, Thaess was made. On the fifth, Mr. Avery, of North Carolina, from a majority of the Committee on Platfare, 3; Maryland, 5 1/2; Virginia, 12 1/2; North Carolina, 10; Georgia, 10; Missouri, 4 1/2; Tennesselaware, 3; Maryland, 4 1/2; Virginia, 14; North Carolina, 10; South Carolina, 8; Georgia, 10; Florisome in Delaware, some in Florida, some in North Carolina; and I will also show you the pure African, Mr. Russell, of Virginia, Mr. Lander, of North Carolina, Mr. Ewing, of Tennessee, Mr. Johnson, of g was chosen its President. Mr. Avery, of North Carolina, submitted his Charleston platform, which pointed to such men as William Gaston, of North Carolina, Sergeant S. Prentiss, of Mississippi, Edw
Mississippi (United States) (search for this): chapter 21
me extent as its native-born citizens. Whereas, one of the greatest necessities of the age, in a political, commercial, postal and military point of view, is a speedy communication between the Pacific and Atlantic coasts: Therefore, be it Resolved, That the Democratic party do hereby pledge themselves to use every means in their power to secure the passage of some bill, to the extent of the constitutional authority of Congress, for the construction of a Pacific Railroad, from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, at the earliest practicable period. [The report concludes with resolves 5 and 6 of the Douglas platform, for which see preceding column.] Gen. Benj. F. Butler, of Massachusetts, disagreeing with both these reports, proposed simply to reaffirm the Cincinnati platform, and there stop. The majority report, it will be noted, was concurred in by the representatives, in Committee, of each of the fifteen Slave States, with those of California and Oregon. Mr. A
Cincinnati (Ohio, United States) (search for this): chapter 21
esident, reported a series, whereof the material proposition was as follows: Resolved, That the platform adopted at Cincinnati be affirmed, with the following resolutions: That the National Democracy of the United States hold these cardinal prirmance of the resolutions unanimously adopted and declared as a platform of principles by the Democratic Convention at Cincinnati, in the year 1856, believing that Democratic principles are unchangeable in their nature, when applied to the same subjultimately modified by him so as to read as follows: Resolved, That the platform adopted by the Democratic party at Cincinnati be affirmed, with the following explanatory resolutions: First. That the government of a Territory organized by an atire Mississippi delegation. Mr. Glenn, of Mississippi, stated the grounds of such withdrawal, as follows: Sir, at Cincinnati we adopted a Platform on which we all agreed. Now answer me, ye men of the North, of the East, of the South, and of th
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