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iar as Houston's. The genuine Southrons had long professed to be Democrats for Slavery's sake; Letcher, at heart, and formerly by open avowal, regarding human bondage as a blunder if not a crime, was pro-Slavery for the sake of the Democratic party, whereof he had ever been a bigoted devotee, and which had promoted and honored him beyond any other estimate of his merits but his own. Transferred from the House of Representatives to the Governorship Vote for Governor: Letcher, Dem., 77,112; Goggin, Am., 71,543. by the election of 1859, he, as a life-long champion of regular nominations and strict party discipline, had supported Douglas for President in 1860, and thereby thrown himself into a very lean minority Democratic vote of Virginia: Breckinridge, 74,323; douglas, 16,290. of his party. Hie had, of course, much lee-way to make up to reinstate himself in that party's good graces, and hence early and zealously lent himself to the work of the conspirators. The course of Gov. B