but he required much strength and skill to grasp his prize.
In everything save numbers his opponents were superior to his friends.
were men of wealth, position, and repute, with every citizen of New Orleans and every planter of Louisiana
at their side.
was a stranger in the city, having no other force behind him than the scalawags, the Black
leaguers, and the Federal
From Governor Warmoth
he had nothing to expect.
was trying a middle course.
is a stranger on the Gulf
His friends are scalawags and Negroes, but scalawags and Negroes who have lost their faith in Grant
Young, bold, and dexterous, Warmoth
is not the man to be discouraged by a single check.
As Governor he held the lists.
It was his duty to convene the Chambers
, open the sessions, and endorse the bills.
Nothing could be done without his signature.
Might not this feud between Conservatives and Caesarians be turned to good account?
If neither Kellogg
should be able to prove his case, Warmoth
, the only legal officer, must continue to rule the State
until a new election was held, a new return verified, a new