m leaving it without a written permission from a member of General Banks's staff; police detectives from Baltimore then went into the town and arrested some twelve or thirteen members and several officers of the legislature, which, thereby left without a quorum, was prevented from organizing, and it performed the only act which it was competent to do, i.e., adjourned.
S. Teacle Wallis, the author of the report in defense of the constitutional rights of citizens, was among those arrested.
Henry May, a member of Congress, who had introduced a resolution which he hoped would be promotive of peace, was another of those arrested and thrown into prison.
Senator Kennedy, of the same state, presented a report of the legislature to the United States Senate, reciting the outrage inflicted upon Maryland in the persons of her municipal officers and citizens, and, after some opposition, merely obtained an order to have it printed.
Governor Hicks, whose promises had been so cheering in the begi
George. Opposition to U. S. Constitution, 94.
Opposition to armed force against states, 150.
Massachusetts. Slavery question, 1.
Delegates to Hartford convention, 63-64.
Resolution on annexation of Texas, 64.
Instructions to delegates to Constitutional convention, 79.
Ratification of Constitution, 92-93, 118; amendments proposed, 93, 124.
Use of term sovereign in Constitution, 122.
Resolutions on annexation of Texas, 162.
Property ceded to Federal government, 179.
May, Henry, 292.
Memminger, C. G. Selected Secretary of Treasury (Confederacy), 209.
Merrimac (frigate), 285.
Michigan. Admission, 1836.
Attitude toward Peace Congress, 214-15.
Miles, W. Porcher. Extract from letter concerning Davis, 206.
Mississippi, 15, 32, 33, 38-40. Governor's conference, 50, 51.
Ordinance of secession, 189.
Davis' remarks on resigning from Senate, 189-192.
Provision for state army, 195.
Jefferson Davis appointed commander, 195.