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rats from Free States; 8 Whigs from Slave States; and 74 Whigs from Free States); Nays 97; (21 Democrats from Free States, with all the Democrats, and all but 8, as aforesaid, of the Whigs, from Slave States). As the Court was then constituted, there was little room for doubt that its award would have been favorable to Slavery Extension; hence this vote. Mr. Clayton's Compromise, thus defeated, was never revived. The Democratic National Convention for 1848 assembled at Baltimore on the 22d of May. Gen. Lewis Cass, of Michigan, received 125 votes for President on the first ballot, to 55 for James Buchanan, 53 for Levi Woodbury, 9 for John C. Calhoun, 6 for Gen. Worth, and 3 for Geo. M. Dallas. On the fourth ballot, Gen. Cass had 179 to 75 for all others, and was declared nominated. Gen. William O. Butler, of Kentucky, received 114 votes for Vice-President on the first ballot, and was unanimously nominated on the third. Two delegations from New York presenting themselves to this Co
that they — the Missourians — have conquered Kansas. Our advice is, let them hold it, or die in the attempt. A week or two thereafter rumors were in circulation that th<*> Governor did not indorse, in all respects, the legality of this election; whereupon The Brunswicker (Missouri) said: We learn, just as we go to press, that Reeder has refused to give certificates to four of the Councilmen and thirteen members of the House! He has ordered an election to fill their places on the 22d of May. This infernal scoundrel will have to be hemped yet. The Parkville Luminary, issued in Platte County, Missouri, was the only journal on that side of the border that dared and chose to speak a word for the Free-State settlers of Kansas, maintaining their rights under the organic law. Though guarded and careful in its language, it could not escape the discipline meted out in that region to all who favored Abolition. On the 14th of April, 1855, its office and materials were destroyed
of the aforesaid sovereignties by citizens of that State, whether incorporated in the State Guard or otherwise. Had he been an autocrat, this might have proved effectual. But the Legislature refused to indorse his Proclamation; refused to vote him Three Millions wherewith to arm the State; and so amended the Militia Law as to require the State Guard to swear allegiance to the Union as well as to Kentucky. Senator Louis H. Rousseau, Since, a gallant Union General. among others, spoke May 22d. decidedly, boldly, in opposition to all projects of Disunion or semi-Disunion; saying: When Kentucky goes down, it will be in blood. Let that be understood. She will not go as other States have gone. Let the responsibility rest on you, where it belongs. It is all your work, and whatever happens will be your work. We have more right to defend our Government than you have to overturn it. Many of us are sworn to support it. Let our good Union brethren at the South stand their ground.