oks communicated his purpose to Edmundson, according to the latter's testimony (p. 1362). and in which Edmundson communicated it beforehand to Senator johnson of Arkansas (p. 1362), as well as the conversation between Edmundson and Keitt (p. 1363), shows how easily these men admitted one another into their confidence, and that an , Globe, pp. 1358, 1359; Emundson's speech, July 14, App. p. 1015.) Emundson, according to his own testimony, talked a few moments before with Senator Johnson of Arkansas about the propriety of Brooks's calling on [assaulting] Sumner in the Senate.
(Globe, p. 1362.) Keitt is stated to have been seen with a pistol behind him. Gidd-three to sixty-eight.
The Speaker appointed as the committee Campbell of Ohio, Pennington of New Jersey, Spinner of New York, Cobb of Georgia, and Greenwood of Arkansas,—the first three Republicans and Northern men, the last two Democrats and Southern men; not all of one party, like the Senate committee.
The Senate committee re