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ances. Peleg W. Chandler remarked that Every drop of blood shed by him in this disgraceful affair has raised up ten thousand armed men. At the dinner of the Massachusetts Medical Society, at the Revere House, Boston, Dr. O. W. Holmes gave this characteristic toast: To the surgeons of the city of Washington. God grant them wisdom! for they are dressing the wounds of a mighty empire, and of uncounted generations. At a great indignation-meeting in Albany, held on the 6th of June, the Rev. Dr. Halley said, We are slaves if we permit these atrocities to go on unchallenged. At a mass-meeting in New-York City, Henry Ward Beecher truly said, Mr. Sumner had no other weapon in his hand than his pen. Ah! gentlemen, here we have it. The symbol of the North is the pen: the symbol of the South is the bludgeon. The voice of the slaveholders at the South was of course in approval of the atrocious deed. The Richmond Enquirer of June 12 said, In the main the press of the South applaud the