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Minnesota (Minnesota, United States) (search for this): article 1
lusive and sovereign authority to legislate on all subjects whatever, in the common Territories of the United States; and while I certainly shall never, directly or indirectly, give my vote to establish or sanction slavery in such Territories, or anywhere else in the world yet the question what constitutional laws shall at any time be passed in regard to the Territories, is, like every other question, to be determined on practical grounds. I voted for enabling acts in the cases of Oregon, Minnesota and Kansas, without being able to secure in them such provisions as I would have preferred; and yet I voted wisely. So now, I am well satisfied that, under existing circumstances, a happy and satisfactory solution of the difficulties in the remaining territories would be obtained by similar laws, providing for their organization, if such organization were otherwise practicable. If, therefore, Kansas was admitted as a State, under the Wyandotte Constitution, as I think she ought to b
Missouri (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 1
n and money may be required to enable him to enforce the laws and uphold the authority of the Federal Government; and that in the defence of the Union, which has conferred prosperity and happiness upon the American people, renewing the pledge given and redeemed by our fathers, we are ready to devote our fortunes, our lives, and our sacred honor. Resolved, If the Senate concur, that the Union-loving citizens and representatives of Delaware, Maryland. Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky. Missouri and Tennessee, who labor with devoted courage and patriotism to withhold their States from the vortex of secession, are entitled to the gratitude and admiration of the whole people. Resolved, If the Senate concur, that the Governor be respectfully requested to forward forthwith copies of the foregoing resolutions to the President of the nation, and the Governors of all the States of the Union. The question was taken on the adoption of the preamble and resolutions, and they were ad
Oregon (Oregon, United States) (search for this): article 1
es, or anywhere else in the world yet the question what constitutional laws shall at any time be passed in regard to the Territories, is, like every other question, to be determined on practical grounds. I voted for enabling acts in the cases of Oregon, Minnesota and Kansas, without being able to secure in them such provisions as I would have preferred; and yet I voted wisely. So now, I am well satisfied that, under existing circumstances, a happy and satisfactory solution of the difficultfor any properly guarded laws which shall be deemed necessary to prevent mutual invasions of States by citizens of other States, and punish those who shall aid and abet them. Fifthly, Notwithstanding the arguments of the gallant Senator from Oregon, (Gen. Lane,) I remain of the opinion that physical bonds, such as high ways, railroads, rivers and canals, are vastly more powerful for holding civil communities together than any mere covenants, though written on parchment or engraved upon iron
North Carolina (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
rear of the fort is a redoubt, which is auxiliary to Fort Barrancas. Some extensive repairs, have recently been completed on this redoubt, and the flanking howitzers of scarp and counter-scarp can be mounted with very little labor. The North Carolina forts. Fort Macon protects Beaufort, N. C., and is situated on a bluff on Bogue's bank, one and three-fourths mile from the city. It commands the entrance to Beaufort harbor, having full sweep of fire on the main channel. The opposite ewing the pledge given and redeemed by our fathers, we are ready to devote our fortunes, our lives, and our sacred honor. Resolved, If the Senate concur, that the Union-loving citizens and representatives of Delaware, Maryland. Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky. Missouri and Tennessee, who labor with devoted courage and patriotism to withhold their States from the vortex of secession, are entitled to the gratitude and admiration of the whole people. Resolved, If the Senate concur, tha
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
the West arrived at New York — Seward's speech statement of the South Carolina Commissioners — Description of the forts that have been taken perty, justice and humanity. The Personal interviews of the South Carolina Commissioners with the President. The South Carolina CommissSouth Carolina Commissioners to Washington have laid before the Convention an interesting statement of their interviews with the President. We make the following extract: On Saturday, the 8th of December, several of the South Carolina delegation, including ourselves, waited upon the President. At tnt of all matters, including the delivery of the forts, between South Carolina and the Federal Government. At the same time, we again reiterather the constituted authorities, nor any body of the people of South Carolina, will either attack or molest the United States forts in the hased the following resolutions: Whereas,The insurgent State of South Carolina, after seizing the post office, custom-house moneys and fo
Tennessee (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): article 1
y be required to enable him to enforce the laws and uphold the authority of the Federal Government; and that in the defence of the Union, which has conferred prosperity and happiness upon the American people, renewing the pledge given and redeemed by our fathers, we are ready to devote our fortunes, our lives, and our sacred honor. Resolved, If the Senate concur, that the Union-loving citizens and representatives of Delaware, Maryland. Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky. Missouri and Tennessee, who labor with devoted courage and patriotism to withhold their States from the vortex of secession, are entitled to the gratitude and admiration of the whole people. Resolved, If the Senate concur, that the Governor be respectfully requested to forward forthwith copies of the foregoing resolutions to the President of the nation, and the Governors of all the States of the Union. The question was taken on the adoption of the preamble and resolutions, and they were adopted by 117
Virginia (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
men, with 14 pieces of ordinance. A portion of the Citadel Cadets, not on active duty, was also on parade, while the immediate vicinity of the school was lumbered up with fifteen or twenty pieces of heavy ordnance, gun-carriages, &c., ready for transportation and use. Meetings in Virginia. A meeting was held in Kanawha county Va., last week, at which, after adopting a resolution requesting the calling of a Convention, provided "that any act by it changing the relations of the State of Virginia towards the Federal Union, shall be submitted to the people." The following additional resolutions were unanimously adopted: That whilst Virginia, in all her acts and conduct has made more sacrifices and contributed more than any other State to form the Constitution of the United States, and to maintain the Union, she will not and cannot yield her just rights, nor sacrifice her honor, even for its preservation. That we are in favor of the preservation of the Union, if it can be
United States (United States) (search for this): article 1
ongress has exclusive and sovereign authority to legislate on all subjects whatever, in the common Territories of the United States; and while I certainly shall never, directly or indirectly, give my vote to establish or sanction slavery in such Terid. This we did on Monday, the 10th. It was in these words: To His Excellency James Buchanan,President of the United States: In compliance with our statement to you yesterday. we now express to you our strong convictions that neither the constituted authorities, nor any body of the people of South Carolina, will either attack or molest the United States forts in the harbor of Charleston, previously to the action of the Convention, and we hope and believe not until an offer has be unimpaired; that it greets with joy the recent firm, dignified and patriotic special message of the President of the United States, and that we tender to him, through the Chief Magistrate of our own State, whatever aid in men and money may be requi
Indianapolis (Indiana, United States) (search for this): article 1
ing up some Virginia funds, with which to pay for his ticket. Lieut. Talbot is a native of the District of Columbia, but was appointed from Kentucky, in May, 1847, to the post of Second Lieutenant First Regiment U. S. Artillery.--He is a graduate of the Kentucky Military Institute. The date of his commission as a First Lieutenant of the Regiment, is September 22d, 1848; his rank in the Army is that of Brevet Captain.--Petersburg (Va) Express. Message of the Governor of Indiana. Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 11.--Gov. Hammond's message relates mainly to the state of affairs. He says, the law for the protection of the ballot box against fraud is defective. He recommends the passage of a law inflicting heavy penalties for illegal voting. He recommends the establishment of a sub-treasury system, to prevent loss from the depreciated condition of the securities upon which our Bank circulation is based. He says the strength of the Federal Government rests in the affection of the
Fort Morgan (Alabama, United States) (search for this): article 1
ere verbal criticism, to purge himself of what all gentlemen and men of honor must consider a breach of faith. The forts already captured. The following named forts have thus far been seized by order of the Governors of the States in which they are respectively located, and are now in possession of the secessionists: FortificationsLocation,GunsCost of Construction and Repairs.Cost of Armament. Fort PulaskiSavannah150$923,859138,032 Fort JacksonSavannah14125,00011,880 Fort MorganMobile1321,212,556104,475 Fort GainesMobile8920,00066,473 Fort MaconBeaufort, N. C.61430,00048,920 Fort CaswellOak Island, do87571,22172,711 Fort MoultrieCharleston5475,30148,732 Castle PinckneyCharleston2543,80923,905 Fort St. PhilipLouisiana124203,734101,980 Fort JacksonLouisiana150817,608123,669 Fort PikeLouisiana49472,00135,520 Total9354,925,089777,248 Total cost of the above 11 fortifications. $5,702,337 Pensacola and its fortifications. Pensacola bay has rare p
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