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eting was held at the Democratic headquarters, in New York, Monday night, at which about 1,000 persons were present.
Hon. James Brooks, of the New York Express, first addressed the meeting.
After denouncing the emancipation proclamation:
He then spoke of the second proclamation, saying to the people, if you agitate this subject you shall be put in Fort Lafayette.
（"Let them try it."--Laughter.) It was a proper corollary to the first, The provost marshal (hisses) of the State or city of New York is made the judge of our loyalty, and any personal enemy may obtain the incarceration of any one of us. There are two points in the proclamation.
The first is, the suspension of civil and the establishment of martial law, and the second is the suspension of the habeas corpus.
That right which our English fathers have had since the dark ages is annulled by a proclamation, and citizens are arrested without knowing why or wherefore. ("Infamous. ") Never, never did the revolutionary f