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The Daily Dispatch: January 17, 1863., [Electronic resource], A speech on Lincoln's message from a Newly-elected U. S. Senator. (search)
A speech on Lincoln's message from a Newly-elected U. S. Senator. Hon. W. A. Richardson, now in the Federal House of Representatives, has been elected by the Illinois Legislature to the vacant rest in the U. S. Senate. Last week, in the House, Mr. Richardson made a speech scathing the gorilla. He said: Mr. Chairman--TMr. Richardson made a speech scathing the gorilla. He said: Mr. Chairman--The annual Message recently sent to this House by the President of the United States is the most remarkable of any that has over been delivered to Congress. It is remarkable for what it says, and still more remarkable for what it omits to say. One half of the twenty-one pages which it covers is devoted to the negro. No page, no sand fairly, and attempted to do my duty in this great crisis of our country. The course to be pursued by the New Senator. The Washington Chronicle says Mr. Richardson's future course is to be judged by the resolutions of the caucus which nominated him; therefore the policy he will pursue is foreshadowed in the following abs
is is one of the most important events which has transpired in the Federal Union since the rupture of the old Union. Mr. Richardson was nominated by a Legislative caucus of that State, which adopted a series of resolutions denouncing the Lincoln desof hostilities and the assembling of a Convention. These resolutions we publish to- day, together with a speech from Mr. Richardson himself, taking very strong grounds against the despotic acts of Lincoln. These resolutions are in themselves important; but their consequence is greatly strengthened by the intelligence that Richardson has been elected to the Senate by the Illinois Legislature, receiving sixty six out of a hundred--the entire number of both houses. We hope this may be true. lly demoralized society at the North. It is true that the men who are making this bold movement in Illinois, and Mr. Richardson at their head, studiously persevere in the idea of that impossibility: the restoration of the old Union--They could d
ed to the Senate committee, and the joint vote stood; Rives 41; Russell, 38; Allen, 34; Floyd, 32; scattering, 2. Whole number of votes cast, 147; necessary to a choice, 74. There being no choice, the name of John B. Floyd was dropped. Mr. Richardson, of Mercer, re-nominated Gen. J. B. Floyd, which was transmitted to the Senate, and the House proceeded to the third ballot, with the following result; Rives, 23; Floyd, 27, Allen, 26; Russell, 23; Caperton, 1. The vote was transmitted to th, the name of Judge Allen was dropped. Another message was received from the Senate, asking the concurrence of the House in a post- ponement of the joint order until to-morrow morning at 10½ o'clock. The House concurred, and on motion of Mr. Richardson the House at 6½ o'clock, adjourned until to-morrow morning, at 10 o'clock. The balloting was continued until eight were reached without a choice, and with varying results, during which time the name of Judge Allen was withdrawn and that