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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 88 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 48 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 26 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 19 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 2, 1863., [Electronic resource] 17 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 12, 1861., [Electronic resource] 16 2 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 14 0 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 13 1 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: January 19, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for John J. Crittenden or search for John J. Crittenden in all documents.

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y 16. --The Democratic State Convention met at the State-House this morning. Ninety-three out of the hundred and two counties were represented. Resolutions were adopted by an almost unanimous vote, declaring that it is the prompting of patriotism and dictate of wisdom to make an earnest effort to save the Union by conciliation and concession; therefore, we are willing to accept the amendments to the Con- stitution proposed in the United States Senate by Senator Douglas and Senator Crittenden, and the border State proposition, or any other whereby harmony may be restored between the people of the different sections of the country. Therefore, we earnestly entreat the Federal Government and the seceding States to withhold the arm of military power, and on no pretext whatever bring the nation to the horrors of a civil war, until the people can take such action as the troubles demand. We recognize and declare it to be the duty of the Federal Government, through the ci
rs to meet Commissioners on the part of Virginia, and providing for the appointment of the same, in which they respectfully request the concurrence of the Senate. Mr. Coghill proposed an amendment to the joint resolutions. The amendment, which was proposed to be inserted between the 4th and 5th resolution, is as follows: "That in the opinion of the General Assembly of Virginia, the propositions embraced in the resolutions presented to the Senate of the United States by the Hon. John J. Crittenden, so modified as that the first article proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States shall apply to all the territory of the United States, now held or hereafter acquired south of latitude 36 deg. 30 min, and shall provide that slavery of the African race shall be protected, if necessary, as property therein, by all the departments of the Federal and Territorial Governments, during the continuance of the Territorial Government, and the fourth article shall secu