and the legislative hall.
was to oust the Governor
, seize the archives, and close the doors.
had drawn and Durell
signed his warrant, Packard
left the two lawyers, ran to the barracks, got a company, and in the dead of night attacked and occupied the Capitol
No living man, not even President Grant
, pretends to think that order of Durell
lawful, or those proceedings of Packard
had his reward.
withdrew from the contest for Senator
, taking the snug and lucrative berth of Collector, while Durell
's friend Norton
was adopted by a scalawag county as their party candidate.
of the State
, was a Fusionist: the Fusionists being a party of timid people, led by Senator Jewell
, who wished for nothing so much as peace, and sank all points of difference with their neighbours in order to oppose the policy attributed to President Grant
of meaning to rule Louisiana
and her sister States by the sword.
's term of office was near an end. Jewell
proposed him for a second term; but Jewell
's advocacy failed.
“ A second term for Warmoth
, and no