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United States (United States) (search for this): chapter 45
she then took, Mississippi certainly had no purpose to levy war against the United States, or any of them. As her senator, I endeavored plainly to state her positiof her people, in convention assembled, has declared her separation from the United States. Under these circumstances, of course, my functions are terminated here. not the case which is now presented. The laws are to be executed over the United States and upon the people of the United States. They have no relation to any forUnited States. They have no relation to any foreign country. It is a perversion of terms-at least, it is a great misapprehension of the case — which cites that expression for application to a State which has wist a State which has withdrawn from the Union; but there are no laws of the United States to be executed within the limits of a seceded State. A State finding hersery burden-she claims to be exempt from any power to execute the laws of the United States within her limits. I well remember an occasion when Massachusetts was a
Montgomery (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 45
The story of Mr. Davis's final withdrawal from the Senate of the United States shall be told in his own words: Mississippi was the second State to withdraw from the Union, her ordinance of secession being adopted on January 9, J861. She was quickly followed by Florida on the 10th, Alabama on the 11th, and, in the course of the same month, by Georgia on the 18th, and Louisiana on the 26th. The conventions of these States (together with that of South Carolina) agreed in designating Montgomery, Ala., as the place, and February 4th as the day, for the assembling of a Congress of the seceding States, to which each State convention, acting as the direct representative of the sovereignty of the people thereof, appointed delegates. Telegraphic intelligence of the secession of Mississippi had reached Washington some considerable time before the fact was officially communicated to me. This official knowledge I considered it proper to await before taking formal leave of the Senate. M
Washington (United States) (search for this): chapter 45
e course of the same month, by Georgia on the 18th, and Louisiana on the 26th. The conventions of these States (together with that of South Carolina) agreed in designating Montgomery, Ala., as the place, and February 4th as the day, for the assembling of a Congress of the seceding States, to which each State convention, acting as the direct representative of the sovereignty of the people thereof, appointed delegates. Telegraphic intelligence of the secession of Mississippi had reached Washington some considerable time before the fact was officially communicated to me. This official knowledge I considered it proper to await before taking formal leave of the Senate. My associates from Alabama and Florida concurred in this view. Accordingly, having received notification of the secession of these three States about the same time, on January 21st, Messrs. Yulee and Mallory, of Florida, Fitzpatrick and Clay, of Alabama, and myself, announced the withdrawal of the States from which we
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