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tucky for President, and Joseph Lane of Oregon for Vice-President. The old Convention, or what remained of it, nominated Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois for President, and Benjamin Fitzpatrick of Alabama for Vice-President. The latter declining, Herschel V. Johnson of Georgia was substituted on the ticket. A Convention of what was called the Constitutional Union party met in Baltimore on the 9th of May, 1860, and nominated for President and Vice-President John Bell of Tennessee and Edward Everett of Massachusetts. Their platform consisted of a vague and undefined enumeration of their political principles, as, The Constitution of the Country, the Union of the States, and Enforcement of the Laws. The National Convention of the Black Republican party was held at Chicago in the month of June. It adopted a platform declaring freedom to be the normal condition of the Territories; and protesting especial attachment to the Union of the States. The Presidential ticket nominated by t
r. Tyng's exhortation. conduct of Northern Democrats. Dickinson, Everett, and Cochrane. President Lincoln's proclamation. his pacific prod consigned his former friends in the South to fire and sword. Edward Everett of Massachusetts, who, a few months ago, had declared that the of blood. In a letter published in the newspapers of the day, Mr. Everett wrote: It was my opinion that, if they [the Cotton States] The excuse of the Sumter attack served other Democrats, beside Mr. Everett, as a convenient handle for hypocrisy and falseness. To be usedch, of course, it had to be put in a convenient shape of words. Mr. Everett speaks of it as a wanton attack. How wanton on the part of the ility for the collision lies. There is a wretched argument in Mr. Everett's statement above, which, wretched as it is, may be reversed agasion by the latter was but the incident of the separation, which Mr. Everett says he had recommended! It was but the logical and legitimate