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1 March 12 and June 15, 1860. (Works, vol. IV. pp. 426-440.) The Republican senators were divided as to the question of the Senate's jurisdiction. Generally those from New England agreed with Sumner, but Fessenden disagreed with them; Seward (lid not vote. Samuel E. Sewall and John A. Andrew were Hyatt's counsel. Andrew testified before the committee, and his manly bearing attracted public attention.
2 April 10, 13, and 16, 1860. Works, vol. IV. pp. 445-451.
3 Works, vol. v. pp. 176-187. His effort to obtain a reference of antislavery petitions failed April 18, 1860. Works, vol. IV. pp. 452-454.
4 Works, vol. v. pp. 188, 189.
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