Suggestions of New Compromises.
, Friday, Nov. 28.--A resolution was offered in the Georgia Legislature demanding the repeal, by Northern States, of laws obstructing the rendition of fugitive slaves.
Also, an enactment of Congress for removing , by in the at all property such action contingent as Georgia
remaining in the voice.
[From the New York Albany
Here is something tangible.
It suggests a basis on which negotiations can be inaugurated.
goes ahead without "rhyme or reason." There, it is not disunion for cause, but disunion per se.
Assuming the possibility of coming together in a fraternal spirit for the purpose of effecting "a more perfect union among the States," we are not without hopes that the result may prove auspicious.
With a mutual desire to harmonize differences, let us suppose that in the place of a vindictive Fugitive Slave law — a law repugnant to manhood and honor--one should be enacted which arms the Federal
authorities with all needful power for its execution, together with a provision making counties where fugitives are rescued by violence from officers who have them in charge, liable for the value of the slaves so rescued.
And in regard to the other vexed question, viz: the right of going into the Territories
with slaves, why not restore the Missouri Compromise line?
That secured to the South
all Territory adapted, by soil and climate, to its "peculiar institution."