's court with his old articles against Governor Warmoth
, and prayed that the said Governor Warmoth
should be declared deposed from his office.
had no jurisdiction in this case.
Such questions could be argued in the Supreme Court of Louisiana
, and in no other place.
to hear the plaintiff was a contempt of court; yet Elmore
read the articles, and, without hearing the accused, declared that Governor Warmoth
Refusing to recognize this decree, Warmoth
appealed to the judges of Louisiana
, who decided that Elmore
's proceedings were irregular, and his decree of no effect.
would not cancel his decision, and the judges of Louisiana
cited him for contempt of court.
He only jeered.
Like Pinch, he had a Federal army at his back.
Through all these usurpations General Emory
stood by the nominees of President Grant
For four or five weeks Pinch ruled the State
, as Jacques
rules his duchy in the “Honeymoon.”
Jesters squibbed him as King Pinch, His Nigger Majesty, Lord Paper Collar
, and Marquis
They sent him false despatches, and printed comic ukases in his name.
At length, his reign was over,