made a speech in Nashville
, Thursday night. He said, in the course of his remarks, that the ‘"Constitutional Union party,"’ and its acknowledged champion, John Bell
, had held the doctrine that the election of Lincoln
would be a just cause for the dissolution of the Union
, who was in the audience, rose and denied the charge, amid the cheers of his friends.
, before he sat down, expressed the hope and conviction that all would yet be well with the Union
; and this declaration was received with a great shout of applause.
The country will be glad to hear this from Mr. Bell
and the city of Nashville