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Chesterfield (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
Virginia State Convention.twenty-first day. Saturday, March 9, 1861. The Convention met at 12, and was called to order by Mr. Goggin, in the absence of the President. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Hoge, of the Presbyterian Church. The Chairman stated the pending question to be on the amendment offered by the gentleman from Amelia to the amendment offered by the gentleman from Goochland, to the resolution of instructions offered on Tuesday last by the gentleman from Chesterfield; and on that question Mr. Ambler, of Louisa, was entitled to the floor. Partial report from the Committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Conrad, of Frederick, from the Committee on Federal Relations, asked and obtained leave to make a partial report. The Committee, he said, had under consideration a large number of resolutions, and had directed him to submit the following to the Convention. The suggested amendments to the Constitution therein referred to, would be reported upon at an early day:
Harper's Ferry (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
horities shall, under any pretext whatever, attempt to enforce their claim of jurisdiction over the people of the seceded States, as by collecting the duties for revenue or diverting the transit or entrance of commerce, or in any other mode, by force of arms, to resist such exertion of force by all the means in their power. 5. That the Federal authorities be requested to withdraw all occupation of the places ceded in the seceded States, and to reduce the forces at Fortress Monroe and Harper's Ferry, at Fort Washington and Fort McHenry, in Mary land, to garrisons on guard duty; and that the guns which have been lately mounted landwards, be removed, and all other prepareatioes for war in the limits of this Commonwealth, or on her border, be at once stopped; protesting that these forces and warlike preparations are irritating causes of civil war, and dangerous to the people. 6. That the Legislature of this Commonwealth be recommended and urged to make ample appropriations to place
Alabama (Alabama, United States) (search for this): article 1
ople of the several States of this Union, for just causes, to withdraw from their association under the Federal Government with the people of the other States, and to erect new Governments for their better security, and they will never consent that the Federal power, which is in part their power, shall be exerted for the purpose of subjugating the people of such States to the Federal authority. 9. the exercise of this right by the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas, without the assent of the other States, has given rise to new conditions, and presented questions touching those conditions intimately affecting the rights and safety of the other States. Among these are the free navigation of the Mississippi River, the maintenance of the forts intended to protect the commerce of the Gulf of Mexico, and the power to resire in smuggling along the interior borders of the seceded States; but the Federal authorities, under the Constituti
Louisa, Ky. (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 1
o be on the amendment offered by the gentleman from Amelia to the amendment offered by the gentleman from Goochland, to the resolution of instructions offered on Tuesday last by the gentleman from Chesterfield; and on that question Mr. Ambler, of Louisa, was entitled to the floor. Partial report from the Committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Conrad, of Frederick, from the Committee on Federal Relations, asked and obtained leave to make a partial report. The Committee, he said, had undered himself from the charges, and pronounced them slanderous and untrue. order of the day. The Convention proceeded to the consideration of the pending resolutions of instruction to the Committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Ambler, of Louisa, said the condition of his voice precluded the possibility of making a prolonged speech. He therefore merely desired to correct an impression which might have been made upon some minds, that his remarks on Friday were intended as a reflection up
Spottsylvania (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
ties of those States are requested to appoint Commissioners to meet Commissioners to be appointed by this Convention on behalf of the people of this State, at Frankfort, in the State of Kentucky, on the last Monday in may next. on motion of Mr. Conrad, the report was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. Correction. Mr. Brent, of Alexandria, by leave, corrected some portion of his speech, as reported in the official newspaper. Voice of the people. Mr. Marye, of Spotsylvania, by leave, laid before the Convention a series of resolutions adopted by the citizens of Fredericksburg, denouncing the intentions of the now Federal Executive, and counselling immediate action towards the construction of a Government with the slave States. [the reporter was unable to obtain a copy of the resolutions.] Mr. Marye addressed the Convention in opposition to coercion, and read resolutions expressive of his convictions. He wished the Convention to take a decided stand on
Virginia (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
ction of the rights of the people of the slaveholding States as in the judgment of Virginia will be sufficient for the accomplishment of that object. Virginia having initiated measures to obtain such guarantees, a proper self-respect impels her to demand of all the parties that they shall refrain, during the pendency of her efforts for amicable adjustment, from all action tending to produce a collision of forces: Therefore, 1. be it Resolved and declared by the people of the State of Virginia, in Convention assembled, that the States which composed the United States of America, when the Federal Constitution was formed, were independent sovereignties, and in adopting that instrument the people of each State agreed to associate with the people of the other States, upon a feeling of exact equality. It is the duty, therefore, of the common Government to respect the rights of the States and the equality of the people thereof, and within the just limits of the Constitution to pr
Gulf of Mexico (search for this): article 1
le of such States to the Federal authority. 9. the exercise of this right by the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas, without the assent of the other States, has given rise to new conditions, and presented questions touching those conditions intimately affecting the rights and safety of the other States. Among these are the free navigation of the Mississippi River, the maintenance of the forts intended to protect the commerce of the Gulf of Mexico, and the power to resire in smuggling along the interior borders of the seceded States; but the Federal authorities, under the Constitution as it is, disclaim power to recognize the withdrawal of any State from the Union and consequently to deal with these questions, holding that it is reserved only to the States as parties to the Government compact to take lawful action touching them. 10. without expressing an opinion as to the question of power, but in deference to the opinion of t
Maryland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 1
Virginia would regard any action of the Federal Government, tending to produce a collision of forces, pending negotiations for the adjustment of existing difficulties as aggressive and injurious to the interests, and offensive to the honor of this Commonwealth; and they would regard any such action on the part of the seceded or confederated States as hurtful and unfriendly, and as leaving them free to determine their future policy. 14. the peculiar Relations of the States of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri and Arkansas to the other States, make it proper, in the judgment of this Convention, that the former States should consult together and concert such measures for their final action as the honor, the interests and the safety of the people thereof may demand, and for that purpose the proper authorities of those States are requested to appoint Commissioners to meet Commissioners to be appointed by this Convention on behalf of the people
Tennessee (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): article 1
the Federal Government, tending to produce a collision of forces, pending negotiations for the adjustment of existing difficulties as aggressive and injurious to the interests, and offensive to the honor of this Commonwealth; and they would regard any such action on the part of the seceded or confederated States as hurtful and unfriendly, and as leaving them free to determine their future policy. 14. the peculiar Relations of the States of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri and Arkansas to the other States, make it proper, in the judgment of this Convention, that the former States should consult together and concert such measures for their final action as the honor, the interests and the safety of the people thereof may demand, and for that purpose the proper authorities of those States are requested to appoint Commissioners to meet Commissioners to be appointed by this Convention on behalf of the people of this State, at Frankfort, in the
Fortress Monroe (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
ent the Federal authorities shall, under any pretext whatever, attempt to enforce their claim of jurisdiction over the people of the seceded States, as by collecting the duties for revenue or diverting the transit or entrance of commerce, or in any other mode, by force of arms, to resist such exertion of force by all the means in their power. 5. That the Federal authorities be requested to withdraw all occupation of the places ceded in the seceded States, and to reduce the forces at Fortress Monroe and Harper's Ferry, at Fort Washington and Fort McHenry, in Mary land, to garrisons on guard duty; and that the guns which have been lately mounted landwards, be removed, and all other prepareatioes for war in the limits of this Commonwealth, or on her border, be at once stopped; protesting that these forces and warlike preparations are irritating causes of civil war, and dangerous to the people. 6. That the Legislature of this Commonwealth be recommended and urged to make ample app
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