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Fort Wayne Weekly Times (Newspaper) - September 25, 1856, Fort Wayne, IndianaWayne weekly times. By John w. to advocate and depend truth and iiufke1iem error. F per Yeak volume 17, fort Wayne Indiana thursday morning sep. 25, 1856. Number 4. Fort Wayne times. People s ticket. Kok skated at Philadelphia jtoe18, 58 National nomination. For beside it coi. John a Fremont of California. For vice president William l. Dayton of new Jersey. Exec jobs foe the state at Laege. Samoei w. Parker of nyc Etc county. A. A Jed blocks of dist tact exec toys. District Jamks 0. Veat Cit of Spencer county. Cita Poan. Of Floyd Jamesy. Allison of Jefferson my Jno Howland of fruit Iklin 5th David kilo Kork of Delaware both h. C. Newcomb. Of Marion 7th . Corns of Parko St w. C. Avi som of 9th dash. D. Feat of Cass 10th Toson h. Matin or of Elk smrt Lith Milton s. Robinson of i Udison old Ione Ocba tic p1atfokm in in digit a delivered by or. E. W. H. Ellis tote Republican association of Indian Axilis May 16, 1856. A question of and overshadowing importance before which Oil others sink into insignificance 10 now uppermost in the minds of the american people snapping asunder the tics of party obliterating old lines of political distinction and agitating the Union throughout its Borders As it was never agitated before. Men Are thinking reflecting deliberating resolving. The new ropes and Green Ivy Hes of purty cannot Trammel the popular mind. And surely if Ever a time in the history of our country when men should think Anil deliberate before they act it is now when the Effort is making by the Southern portion of our confederacy in solid column bucked by the nid of u once omnipotent party it the North to Plant the institution of slavery in All the territories of the Union. The subject of slavery identified As it is with the Domestic policy and institutions of so Large a portion of our All times of rare delicacy. Tie fathers of the Republic Felt it to be and looked Forward with Hope and Muety like any when no Servile foot should tread upon soil or. Jefferson Laboured mid plead for emancipation of the in Hia beloved Virginia and failing in Llma Effort sought to Peri Jurve the North was Ichii territory from the of the institution by his Cele Brutt d ordinance of 1787. Had he lived in our any he would have been denounced is a Funi Itic a a i unionist an Aioli Louis and even a Ulnick Republican. The Delegate to the convention which framed National Constitution blushing at the in eans Tency of a nation of freemen just emerging after a bloody struggle from or Isiah Ihram Flam being themselves the largest slaveholders in the world studiously avoided the use of the word slave in their deliberations. And accordingly lat glorious instrument which binds and Ai one people not polluted with the accursed epithet. The stranger who should our Lilagi a can raft fur n clue to our Tartu Haim would my to discover Hal we were a nation of slaveholders that the Constitution to another to restrict the admission of new states by prohibiting slavery within their limits and to provide that persons born after u cd trait period shall be free and that we consider thai the Constitution of Missouri is in violation o the first principle of our National govt Raninen in Ilu provisions to prevent the emancipation o slaves and to prohibit the emigration of free people of color to their territory. Ami lie it further resolved that our senators representatives in Congress be request i to use their endeavours to procure the passage of a by Congress authorizing the people of Missouri to revise their Constitution with the restriction that said territory shall provide that no More slaves shall be admitted within their jurisdiction and i hat they shall not infringe no tin rights of free persons to Settle and reside i their tins Resolution passed the House by the Fol lowing vote j. Battell of Posey county Maston g. Clark and Samuel Milroy of Washington Samuel Chambers of Orange Thomas Crawford and Sullivan of Jef Persou John Ewing of Perry Enoch d. John James Goudie und Joseph Hanna of fru Natlin Daniel Gross of Warrick Henry Green Ami Jacob Zenor of Harrison John f. Ross Andrew p. Hay and Joseph Gibson of Clark Joseph hoi Man Tnomas Swaine and Simon Yandes of Merrill of Switzerland Erasmus Powell of Dearborn win. Graham of Jackson r. C. Sullivan Robert Sturgus and Jolt Mcdonald of Knox Jolin tiptoe of Harrison and David Robb of this heavy vote furnishes a Strong indication of the sentiment of the fathers of Indiana in opposition to the Extension of slavery. A Southern View. While this Compromise was earnestly protested against by the Large portion of the people of the North and most reluctantly yielded by the minority it was hailed tit tie South Witti feelings of great exultation. Immediately upon the Pas Sage of the Bill or. Pine Taney wrote to a South Ern Friend the following jubilant letter cos bless Hall March 2, 1820, three o clock at in Oft. F dear san hasten to inform you that this moment we have carried the question to admit Missouri with All Louisiana to the southward of 3g Deg. 30 min., free of the restriction of slavery and give the South in n Short limn addition of six and Parli aps eight members of tie Senate of the United states. It is considered Here by the slav holding states As a great Triumph. The votes were to eighty six the vote was so first the seceding and absence of a few moderate men from the North. To the North of 3g Deg. 30 min. There is to be by the present Law restriction. In the footsteps of the ordinance of 87, forever consecrate them to Freedom or should they be dedicated to slavery it wits u question that came Home to every Man s Conci Euce. The Batuik controversy Hud become on obsolete question wus overshadowed positive Luw. The personal merits of the rival candidates were 00v, Whitcomb s position. Gov. Writcomb who proved to be the successful candidate replied a follows is incontrovertible that slavery Here or elsewhere cannot exist without the 811 net Ion o i am opposed to the passage of any such Law commanding to jct of Long experience 09 a statesman and of unimpeachable his position on the subject of slavery Extension us expressed in his Nicholson letter was a High bid for the vote of the South. While it was distasteful to his party it the North it ought to have secured him their und shded support at the i judgment constitutionally prevent the introduction of slavery into these Hon. 30h3 Laws opinion. Hon. John Law one of the Ablest lawyers in the state responded As follows i feel no reluctance in answering both your _ l Surv Mill ui7ii Lulu i Utu my upon Iii 111 u _ Al South. Bui in eyes of the South no Mun were i m the con huf the United i should most 8b is so sound on tie slavery question As the Holder himself. The Nuri i in democracy were indignant at their betrayal by their Southern Brethren and gave free vent to their opinions on tie Point at tie question of slavery in the territories was still Opin lion in the fall of 18-18 the Telegraph and i Tess announced to Tomt Zur Hnry Taylor was elected president of the Indiana gave her electoral vote to Gen. Cass and returned a handsome majority to each Brand of the legislature of the same political Faith. The democracy of the state were not slow in forming or expressing their sentiments. Lioy met the question boldly and in what manner and upon what platform 1 shall now proceed to show. Action of the Leois Matuke. The legislature of Indiana met at the Capi of on the Glt december 1848. Governor Whitcomb under whose Gallant Lead the state had been wrested in 1543, from the hands of the opposition in Hia annual message thus directed flu in to this subject the acquisition of this territory has Given is to a question thai is now occupying too urge a space in the Public mind to be pusses Over in silence. Its division into separate governments and the establishment of the Neces sary organic Laws must occupy the Early Ien of Congress and the question is shall this territory hereafter be free or slave territory this territory has come to us is now ree and in my opinion it should remain free and that every constitutional and Legal Means should be adopted to continue in what the goal i nor regarded us cons Titu ional and Legal Mcatur 1 will be seen Hen after. To egret question then pending was precisely e same us Tuat which is ibis Day presented to he american people involving the right the lower and the duty of Congress to preserve err Tori is from the contamination of slave carried slavery into every foot of territory Over willed it extended that so deep and absorbing Fri our attachment for the institution that ave Are ready to surrender All that in valuable in life t All that Man May Hope for in eternity to Foster it. These discoveries were reserved for later limes for political a assists Cihi Ilia Leo a hair twill South and suit i wont Nide for demagogues who seek to ride upon this Hobby Over the should Eric of honest men into office for demonstrate the inferiority of the Black race after centuries of degradation tit Home and other centuries of cowering nud smarling under the lash of the overseer and for christians ministers even of the living god who see in the servitude permitted under the jewish Tiu Type of the san very of and tints Wilmur Ali ill Lii of of Al nuke. By making it tin Avivm scr tend apis Logist of of Jar civil rrinit1 of inc age approx Pruiti by Cally Descry Liml by tin in the i 0um of ill Villa inies no in Days of the Republic in Dimion Robes Tui inc or Mulu a and insult Llic in Dershun Iliili of his charts with an argument in Tsvor of tie Ulvine right to hold slaves and no statesman dared to Davocato its claims As 11 per manent inti tuition or propose to extend it Over the next territories. The miss Otoi Colp Kompie. During the first thirty years the Constitution there was no slavery agitation. Tie prevalent no land of filch will Ope for to great length of time. With Renucci your obedient nerve it Cimias. Pepsi debt Folk s Opisio. Referring to this subject president Polk than whom no bettor democratic authority can be named in special message on the Oregon question on the 14th of August 18-18, held the following language in december 1819, application wis made to Congress by the people of Missouri territory for admission into the Union tis u slate. The the Joist Benoitt Tiosh. The following joint Resolution was introduced in Ilia House hurried through the several stages of legislation und passed by a vote Ulm j to 35. In he Senate it passed to its final passage so nearly unanimous wus that body that the yeas and Nitiya were not ordered. Ali til Resolution was As follows Joe it enacted by tie ventral Axsen my uie state of Indiana that our by instruct und our representatives in Congress be requested Solo cast their votes and exert tin discussion upon the subject in Congress involved influence to have engrafted upon any Low that thu question of slavery and was wit i such violence Aslo produce Shirin l ing to every Patriot in the Union. Jul Tornius fuck presided at uie. Tiirik no intr finally Tail uie Comeiro Milf win the eighth of the act of Congress of the o the of March. 1820, in authorise the people of the territory of alis Souri of form a Constitution and slate gov provider by be passed for the organization of inc Terri by recently acquired from provision Vij Yvet a Dud from such territory and involuntary servitude otherwise than in punishment of crimes whereof the party has been Dull con among tin. Leading democrats in the House who voted for this Resolution were of Grant now tin old Lino can dilute for auditor of Sale is. C. Doug Lierly of Elk hurl surely give my vote and interest in favor of every proposition for excluding slavery from any territory hereafter acquired by the United slates. I should deem Uny action of Congress on the subject both Legal position. That in All that Lerr Lury ceded by France to j elder editor of the Eire Radii the United states under Hie Llam of Louisiana Mill of Marshall and Fullon and others which lies North of Deg. 3d min., North Lati tude not included within the limit of the stale1 Senate were j. S Ilu Clylea of Dela by and involuntary Ware r. J. Dawn ii of Dek Al Eddy servitude Uther inc than in Lor Joseph major ii shag. English of Scott crime whereof the parly shall have been duly its. Evans the old Dyni Oral Franklin convicted shall he and is hereby forever pro Hardin of Julins ii g. Read of Clark Jno. Habited i Rau Jtj Alu attn that any person s. Held of Union no. B Walker of Cass and escaping into the from whom labor or Thomas d. Walpole whose conversion to old Lincis had not yet been made Manifest in Tho flesh. O6t. It outta b opinion. Pending this question governor Whitcomb service is lawfully claimed in any state or territory United such fugitive Miry to Iti Lully i claimed and cont cd to Ibe Lii Niit his or her labor or Jib Ofori if in. I i scoring peace Stales of Leif Union. Uliuli of Llic Pamir mind Siml threatened to diet of Kinin try parties alienating Tho feelings of a Biclie portion of the Union till Silil to vory Ollu r. The mind and it Klon d Fri mridul Fiji Lings. Its a Milliord win lniili1 Public benefactors " s. A. Douglas opinion. Hear i Liat dlr alien a. Douglas said in 13 id Compromise had in i n Ehm Tiofio Ling c. Dinning tit Htun and chair. Pul la lung in Tinct door governol1 Shinni to the in to u. S. Senate and 1 Iris to the executive is of Bis Pride i Iii Len a Meas inc and Al la j Liere in but Lille diversity of int Vincnt i Monget tie prop of Indiana upon the que As Dir Iii Ziy an or Robert Dale Owen replied in my opinion possesses the Power to legislate on the subject of slavery in the territories throughout the term of their Territo rial existence As for example to enact in re Gard to our mexican acquisition a prohibitory proviso similar to the ordinance of 1787. The mercies of that Power und tie in i Vicli it can most wisely be exercised i consider questions of expediency How. E. M. Chakib Laih s posit Ioir. . Chamberlain a Well known North Ern politician answered in Tho following explicit terms our newly acquired territories of new mex Ico and California Are now free from the blight ing curse of negro slavery. It is admitted on All hands in the free states that they shall be kept so. Where then shall we Stop Short of tin necessary Menns to accomplish the there is no tenable Middle ground. If Legisla Tion by Congress is necessary i for one am satisfied that it is too late to question its Rij it to exercise a Power it has already so often and so uniformly Benator Hahn gaits of Pihiou. Edward a. Hannegan. Ii Plant and eloquent Ned a Man worshipped by half the state re plied in the following language i have no hesitation in Suying Tomt Congress does possess the the Constitution of prohibiting slavery in the territories of California and new Mexico or in and Ether Terri Lory whilst the common property of the conned there satisfactory. They came up to the True democratic Standard Uliey re cognized the constitutional Power of con press to enact As or. Owen prohibitory pro Viso similar to the ordinance of 1787." if legislation by Congress is said or. Chamberlain tin old wheel Livorse of democracy in the North it in too late to question its right to exercise a Power it Hua to often und so uniformly Exi Scisi messes. Oivin and Chamberlain Hud beaded the democratic electoral ticket in the canvass then recently terminated and were then at the capital for like purpose of casting the electoral Vole of the slate for Gen. Cuss. They had Civ Mil d the Stati through nit its length and breadth As the lending ilium Lions of their parly Anil certainly Binl a to know Pitinii its Otho people Ili l what coins Tinta inc democratic doctrine. Puko an min having authority and hot is one of the James Whitcomb was rec Gnitt Dai one of he most eminent constitutional lawyers of the Lay. He stood at the head of his profession in he Stilie. To Wim free from every mint of a Oil Iconium. Lie had led Liliu Din Cruny to Bat the after the inglorious route of 16.10, and had done More to Frei Gillien the party in their supremacy than Uny other individual l and his Declar Ulion following upon the Earnest Appeal of his message was that Congress can in my judgment prevent the introduction of slavery in these the Brilliant earner of Edward a. Hannegan in the United states Senate was drawing to a close and to was again before his Cumuli Unla to Render an account of his stewardship and to solicit at their hands n re of fiction. Tho Nirh strongly leaning towards Tho South in his Affini ties petted and caressed by Sou Lliran politicians he had the fire new and the Onomy to declare that Congress does posses the Power under the Constitution of Pronh whiling slavery in tin territories of Nevi i Xico and California or in any Otott territory whilst thu common property of the democratic state convention. On thu St of january 1819, the democracy of the state assembled by delegates from nearly every county embracing More of the leading members of the party than had Ever convened Nivard Ithan w ii Grant ill Kern. John Parker. Huntington Wiley b s Satter while. L p Milligan s Jones. Jackson p sooner j p Carr John l Ford j r Hamilton j l Tanner w i Woody f Emerson. Jasper h Sailer. Jay Mulligan. Jefferson h Taylor j no m lord. Jennings t Shields t i Glam b f Spaun s h Vawter Jas Marvin d g Vaw Ter. Johnson Ila Lin g Hicks r p s w Schwoer j p Peggs l p Rickey m m Crow win Keaton. J shul Eburg Jas Ritchey d it Lindsey Foj Martin h Sturgeon. Ii Fox j Siburt t Chenn Worth a plug Era f Buchanan g Walkins d n Job Juli fee j m Wlkins. A in Wolf s Osborn. Kosciusko b Chapman. La Grange Martin. Lake b Speirer. La Porte a place. Lawrence Carr m a Mallett c p Reed f Reynolds. Madison Jackson Adan Reed John h Davis Richard Lake d Case t l Ellgan. Marion m Langsdale j p Chap Man a f Morrison j t Roberts w ii Morri son Johnson c Campbell. Powell How land g g Werbe j s p Drake Wil Liam Stewart win Sullivan or w c Thompson or Hamburg. A g Porter Jujius Nico Hii d Mcparland s Lifton Henry Brady and Over a Hundred others. Marshall Day Martin a Ballott. Miami o Ross. Monroe a Gorman s ii bus Kirk l Butler. Montgomery Brown col a May d h t s or. Fitch s position waa however Mory la ruinous by und categorically defined in his celebrated Pomeroy letter whined wus written ii reply to a of Ultra frees Ilera upon the immediate eve of the election and which. Vaa As follows. Verily it out Garcia Unis Enrri son the bomb boy le1teb. Aug. 4, 1849. As there Are a few who to link thai you have not been quite definite on some a the questions involved in the present can i wish you to answer the following questions to wit list. Will you if elected a ote for the unconditional abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia "2nd. Will you vote for the. Abolition of the inner tute slave Trade 1 if the same id cd Natilu tonal of which i in not satisfied will you vote fur the proviso a inf extended Over the territories of cd Vifor Nia and new Mexico und against boy authorizing slaves to to Talun there As prop Erly please answer the above questions yes or to without to1 we Etc h inc doctor replied r with pleasure i answer yes to All the above questions. The views indicated in my answer above i Szmil no Touly vote Yea on those quest if no older or Abler member whose influence for them would be greater Thon mine introduces them to Congress i do so Ziy self if i have the Honor of holding a seat there. Graham n. or. Fitch was elected to Congress and upon it motion of John Wei Worth to apply the not proviso to All our mexican territory fast of Cai Ivurnia he voted Lur shut proviso in accordance. With previous pledges As Aratea to Hia own words it was known that the vote on motion n to ally Tell by lab Ull Lulu Oil Luln imulioi1 ii i would Bott test strength on the Provido Snook 1 l Chol and Urany in Boundary proposed by Gate Jno Nolen j Verne n. Campbell pm Sleuth t a he Morgin w Cox j w Tuckett t Gri Heth j Trent e j Jackson f Landers j undoes w a Rooker w williuins.jr., p Wil Ianis s gearholt a m Dullivan. Noble b hit Riman. Ohio a Brown a c Pepper d Shippard j Pepper my s Horton. Orange s Hulta Tittor. O Van 31 Debaun s Scott 2 Taylor. Pyrki a putt Jas m Hays Jno 3 Davis in w Fleming s a Duvoul j j Mcacham. Pike r Wilburs. Porter county a Lackly e Thom Wjk h w by nce. Posey s Cass Leberry f Mills. Pulaski d Hathaway. Putnam d Lii Lingary e w Luke v Nauck d Mullinix. Randolph Mcclelland i f Wood g a Smith. John d c Lewis a p Ili Itan William Wood. Ripley j Johnson. Hush d Lagan a Golding w i Iii ill j Hnin Ilton. Scott g English h s Smith s s Crow. Shelby w Brewer Smith win i s Good. W ii Endricks j Rule Rob t Han Kitik e e Rhodes g Benson j Bishop eth Vord Gard s ii it Borer Stephen Ridlen j r i ant a a Miller t w under graph win Cotlon l linger a g Webb b w Roger j holding. Us ii bin Marsh. Is Joseph Day. Sullivan Osborn b Wolfe. R Green d Kulso a w Dunion w h Wells s a Porter. Tippo Cunhoc if Chase Jno Doyle p Goldsberry g h g Sla Ekhouse John Lilly h m Fiji ten m Youtie. Vanderburgh county n j Var Millioto Vigo h Henry i c Combs. Stoops John m Myers win t Ross. H a Chambers. Warren a Chandler. Washington i Morrison j a Cravens we Thompson. Wells Decker. White Wayne p Morton 0 d Roji is c h test. A More talented and influential body of men could nut be found in the state. Thu y wen.1 in fact the lenders of us party Atibur izod and acknowledged founders und Enji wiil with of its Creed. The absorbing question wus that of Freedom in the territories. Wherever men in groups in committee or in ii Uzuh it was up l in their minds und the topic of cont for Ming a Vici. It states North of Misson and Dixon e line one by one emancipated their slut run. The Norih Mem territory under the genial influence of Tho Lin in t0 t Ance of 87, filled with an intelligent and Indus Uiola population and in due Traic Udd cd new the. Cml Riodil. Members to the family of states. But in 1sjo Lold a contest which convulsed the nation. Missouri had applied for admission into the Hurt its origin it remain free. I this territory it cannot be doubted that the Ponce of the people of Indiana to this Mornin Union with a Constitution tolerating slave in. The free states took the alarm the institution Sil origin Neinl Olhol of tint United tons question will be in favor of conceived in the same spirit of fraternal we Are in favor of Freedom let us exer , und calculated to remove forever the c so Lluc forbearance towards our pol Licul Broth Only danger which seemed to threaten at some i run "1c Blurb slates of ibis Union which which they most was most Jib wiil Juv to Saver Llic social Bond of Union. All i characterizes the conduct of our pairing and repugnant to to Cir feelings which they had seen Tjie evidence of Poblic opinion a thai Day Ahomed mutes men nevertheless it is our import ii of hanging like an incubus the Prosperity of i to this Compromise and become j assert our rights As members of us e South wis coming North raising its dark c i the american Peor Bartholomew fill Lac Nio Nuhlon Kent Ethan Allen Brown test j d Kan Ell h ii Humour Chus Jones t g Tunn Gilill Wolfe John g. Davis Allun May Lee ii g Hinmin f o Hinmin a Thompson place and buckles. People Aulne great family and manfully resist by Alln a Thoin Tion j w Kelt or Shierrod Hugh ferry. Benton Hughes. Blackford Howell. Lio Oue j Lioanel m a Duzan c c Galvin. A a Andrews j Tipton la dough erty g s Burke win Burke Jno conch. Brown Tuggart p f Weddell w i Matthias p c Parker t 31 Adams m Lan platform. On the subject of slavery in the territories they presented the following resolutions were unanimously adopted res owl that Tho institution of slavery ought not to be introduced into any territory where it docs not now exist. Good Faith they nmn and a Compromise agreed upon and solely enacted the South with almost entire unanimity mss Ori Contr Miseri assenting Llic Relo Guara tying former nil the it inviolable to he it Letti tory North of in Lily six degrees and thirty not one who participated in that exit minutes. The Union was again at rest slates that great measure men and patriots everywhere rejoiced und sex pacification has Ever violated it in word or changed congratulations and the men we Rousu match the act were hailed As Public position of re Diana. The people of Indiana with a grateful sense i rum 111c mass of the blessings secured to them by the ordinance in sch Haj ig2o the original Jack of 1787, were not passive spectators during the 30n of 1s54 in my Cam Paight of 1843. The next great struggle for the Cut cation of slavery was in 1343. In the meantime parties been formed from inc Honio Geu great which resulted in the admission of Missouri As a slave state and the consecration of a portion of the new territories forever to Freedom. They looked with jealousy at the attempt to spread and extend an institution which they regarded As unjustifiable by Tho Law of nature contrary to the intention of our Republican institutions and the spirit and a Niue of our Federal government accordingly on the 30th do Ember 1320, or. John f. Gly on Ross of Tho county of Clark introduced in the House of representatives then sitting in Corydon the following joint Resolution resolved by the House of representatives of the Stoicof Indiana the Senate concurring there that the subjection of any part of the human family to involuntary servitude is unjustifiable by Tho Law of nature contrary to the intention of our Republican Tiuliu Lions and the spirit and Genius of our Federal government. That we View with anxiety and distrust All attempts to spread and Porpot Iisalo in the United states a principle so obnoxious to freemen de moralizing to our fellow citizens and disgraceful to Tho character of the motion that we conceive that congrats try life Constitution of the United states arc authorized to pass inns to prevent the removal of slaves from inc part of lh.0 Union lican which was family merged in that of democratic. The opposition had styled themselves National republicans and afterwards appropriated to their organization the name of whig. Divers political Battles had been fought with various Success now one party and now the other in the ascendant but the question of slavery had not been an element in any of these con tests. From 1820 to 1848 the North Hud Lur nishid three presidents and the South an equal number and during that entire period the conflicting parties warring upon everything else had so far harmonized upon this subject us never to name it in their platforms. But in 1848 a now element was brought into the contest. The mexican Campaign fad Brit Ianuly terminated and had brought to the in lieu notice a Veteran Soldier who was by one of the parties As an available. The presidency. As indemnity for the expenses of the War the treaty of peace had added to our Union the territories of new Mexico and and now commenced Tho Ngi tuition of the ques Tion is to what disposition should be made of those they be free or should they be slave territories should the Law enacted for their organization following in the lures mechanics into rim improvements and every other great element of social and political happiness in the states of this Union but too plainly admonish should i in scribed to tin by. It May be Tiow Clit Llinat this territory vans acquired by the com on blood and treasure of the nation and consequently we should not us hittite this subject. To this objection it May Well be answered that this territory is common prop j to Jno Yvo Kico. By ought not to be introduced iut any territory Dearborn Jas p Mill Ken Geo to Lull Zier. A j Alden r d Slater a c Gibbs Jno f Richards Jno Horn Birger Jim u Johnson s j Len san c c Jan ill goo w l uie i Caluri jul Finly Squire Robinson f j m Iri Iii. Was hailed with by. Tho i greeted with an in Ini Inous from the throats of a the outland Del Gati s. They pvt re sent Forth on the wings _ f of the press cordially pm Lori a and placed at Delaware county Jfe buckles s d Antho. Of who democratic were people of the Union Are the owners Comisi Tuic one great confederacy of states and that All questions involving common l property and the common welfare be 1 to the Wisdom and direction of con Delvall Dawson. Juliois it a Dinnson. A Kharl j Dickey d Pierson r Lowry e w j Rippey l Pearce jus Cook ii t. G ii Wield up Gross. The propriety of expressing by n joint is i w r n n r to lotion of of j1 Gwinn m w 1 Why j p Anis the people of Indiana upon this exciting Quee a respectfully b r a run Usu icy ii r mayor m Kont a p Willory Jno candidates foe u. S. Senate. F l , j among the fruits Tif the Victory Frinklin county i Evans we limb or. Opo Berry win Roh inc Heisl Cluro Fresoli rum the people were Irwon by Al Mccurty a b Lino Jno b Camp u Pun. To elect u United states Semi Tor. Boll. H wus in us bunt upon them to secure a Man Fulton Jno j Rob Liina. Of Ibsen Smidili Miller. Who was not Only sound at heart but sound upon the record upon the engrossing question i Niit Jno do of the Uay. Accordingly a committee of Conin a j in Rlynn. D. J g vim Horn cratic members of the Sennec Hamilton n Dulo n file stick a j s. In Cecli i. Delit Vun Martin lot Duy jus. P. a Louin bks Vav Thomp Ikin win. Gnu Var d. Milligan Anil George son j a j curl Tiv Coleen Tkv Jivis Ihl Breshi d Tho following interrogatories Tun m Hiaty win dido. Seven candidates g m Shuw we Garver. Congress the constitutional to Hancock Pynor Hiram cur exclude slavery from the territories of Tho uni by j 11 Milroy p h Foy. J h j o it Tod f Rem Iii Terri Lorius r if such Power does Aro you in favor of its being now exercised by Congress to exclude slavery from and How did thetic democratic gentleman aspiring to the highest position within Tho gift of the legible Turof answer the Iarj Cirii it Ter ii j Williams a Barret a Bales c Wright John Lott John Wotty goo n Anderson. In prison Hendricks we Christy w p Wright thou Sanders j me a Ray. Tonry re echoed by county and congressional Cou in every a Undler of the slate. The Cove Nisun Nomiki butt d Joseph fur governor und James ii Miu for Libutt mini governor they Nuie before the convention and endorsed inc traversed the state and preached the doctrines or the Pattii i form from every stump were Triumph ally elected standing proudly upon hit identical anti slavery Extension Plait font. There was hardly a Public Man in Tho state n loading Democrat whose opinions were nut upon record on Liis subject. Posit1c2j of Graham n. Fetch. On the 17th of 1849, Graham n. Fitch is nominated for Congress. In n speech de on the occasion and which had been prepared with much he enforced with Abil Ity who correctness of Tho position of the demo Cracy in the Tel languid go we Hugo Fineen the acts of this administration lend strongly u the of Sla very in the new territory. How arc we to meet Thia tendency thus aided and ubic Tecl by the whig party there a but one Tive the in lire speech was devoted to the defence and of this position and on its conclusion the official proceedings inform a that on motion of r. Lowry of Elkhart Keso Terf thai or. Fitch is requested to fur in Fly a copy of his to to published with Llic of this the Bill. Hence its result by Yea and Naya was anticipated with no Small of anxiety my vote of course was opinions of we. J. Bbl own. William j. Brown in a card to Tho As will Fivi dually prevent the introduction of the Peculiar institution into Uny territories now Andrew j. This gent Lenin was to Ninaud for Cong Rosa by the democracy of the 10th congrow Binal District convened at fort Wayne. May 1849. The convention a Fol lows lion. S. S Clymer president s. W. Sprout of j. To Voidell of Blackford View presidents John a Dodd of Grant j. S. Fet Idrys of Huntington and a of Randolph secret trips among the prominent members of the convention were Reuben j. Dawson of Dekalb f. P. Rand Milf and 1 Liny Hoaglind of Allen Madison Marsh of Steuben j. Of Delev Vare James r. Black of Huntington. Premiss of Nuble s. L. Rugg of Adams und Delven Martin of log Ronge. Madison Murah from the come Ditlef report. A strips of rvs Lutious after sonic pc usain were unanimously one of which won As follows that we Are decidedly and firmly opposed to the introduction of slavery into the said territories newly acquired Viz California and new Mexico. And while we deny taboo the Power to interfere with the que Alioa try in the states where it now exists we. Think it the duty of Congress to Pisa an act. Either connected with the organic l of said territories or otherwise prohibiting tie Exten Sion of slavery into those or. Larlan has adhered Atoa Dily and firmly to the doctrines of Thia against the repeal of the Missouri Compromise mid u now Dunnun ced As an abolition Jet Aad a Black Republican. Psi Lotf of Toht it. I a hits states be if a to 5. In a speech delivered in the of representatives on the 14th Jun aary 1847, this Dos t democracy held Tho Ful ton Union of dec. 12, 18-19, has the then sir in reference to this of inhibition i take in it is no Nitro or no need not clamor to my about a provision a infringement rights and it is no More or Thau the exec c be of a sound and prudent discretion like Uny other org Raja possesses the Power to abolish slavery in the dial dirt. And the people consent no one Dhu uld one thing our Southern dam Pralic friends to not author in it. I aay to gentlemen this government has not the Power to create n slave and hence it cannot create slavery. Lir a have a right to prohibit it. It in a Power that Nhu uld should remember that in Tho North the Suifili j to d always with jul Lorn Talmit prudence input the Extension of slavery i. Air audit Flold i18 no Nagaj your umvcr4al and if we or required to i or , no be Uny Timbli of its Extension our places will to tilled with "1 was called u Calhoun Southern voc Tud the doctrines of the a Ned Nicholson letter with the exception of his views us to the constitutional Power of Congress to l in property or right so Nii Oum you manage a i a free with the gon leu Iii from Alabama Bir. Partially relative to of territory i do not to silk to to to All that i would rather Buu to territory acquired than to Ace it acquired for the Over the territories that 1 newer j even if h were to be the a mme the doubted can yrs to letter to we. Grevett. Wash Motoh City dec. Dii Ait Aro Liu Reily by on i the und a a to i conic Nyji it , that it wad tube Dutdut i Brit try. We my vote Ami wit ii so Hasl it part arty proposition that Tobitt Tidei Itie Vatu ii Ever for a Furt Lier Extension slavery in Bic any us do. It is a curse to Mankind Uny Lun Jer. Jovi Jtj the i wit Lustid it to old Zick the free vote fur no Southern Man fur speaker Umi t utilities refuse to vote for and Viiu who can the free soil vote. To Day Hua been spent in i Rood Ducu Sinif the propriety of diff Delviny the Union j or i it u Tubo the Sebato been warm and angry and Gud i known when and where it will end. W. J. card of John l. I Mvi Ink i views say and i i pit it urzt us tar a no Circuns Stancea Cumo what will Ever vote to incorporate Onu within our Jim Pond our pow Vav rid with acc aunt Lii m Cru Tiff j or injured but 1 it in n blot Ami it i it to my about lion Fri non and i still five Hotiu Urit. Ver Ullh on shaved foul up Jyh j Var the Nia Aler of i. Tho National Era Hud erroneously muted to to Iid who i John Iturbi Ihm in the class of non intern. Fun Tion tuts Wilt upon or. R. Add craned a. Nutt to he ilm to it land upon him and to Iii in or. A Lily a Holcli called to full Vinju apology i la r la Lliel a Tanta from infancy to old age u from the editor of the Bra. It will be found in j bit a Yilung else but u curse us of Tho Aii ener vation to the Poss Saor an in culms upon Tea con Unity generally. It will i Leto Era of dec. J7, n Ito Lipsom. Of f m from a Jitu u do rented to us Irum thin gentleman und from the corroded report of hid speech in tie con Gressional Globe Xvi least Llma we did Injia Licu to him in representing him us a non inner Vii zionist. We i Gret this error the More because our paper has an extensive circulation in his District. Are that he was elected us u proviso Titan Coj minut hed and will hip porn without wavering Tinl policy. We wish it were in our Power to Numo him among the few democrats who Tofu aed to vote Lor h shivery for speaker. Pettett of Hon. Joseph e. Mcdonald. The Folly now pin people fur k. Name by the old l m party to tin the Ellico of a Huiey tic Iii Tal to a co Milti of of his july 3. 18-13. Having Seon Ymir circular to the candidates of the , in Public prone sad not with Ujj la me in regard to the Sny political be the Man who touches Tho torpedo that a Volt be sir we Arft told often and Lour and Long of the dirt Elution of the Union and and Hitler no thrown out a if it Dettre to any be will nut lend the e Power of ill in to Tho Etc nation of it i Beti Fml shut Tahiti it Tel an Infra Sun of Tho i should by the last to put unduly hands upon it but believing jilt Only Prudential mutter i a Lull net As my judgment we Are t ild that up Anition is Tho order of that Day. Well my my let in Brethren but lit Pic my to you in the which Milton Umici Adam us to Evo of for thy any not no fonts Thoo Mora 11. In i Tivo on limn bunt of virtue unto atm Ull Korogod Towaf a it in so i Sny to you if you Art unwilling to if you cannot Abidi the if you cannot submit to have the will of Trio majority Jurers qut at Iund now pit tit to a re Coli in con was or Jun by Kun. The Public mind i Lumen la reply to Junu 1-Jth. Iy-18, held the following language your Only object in rising bad been to int the but purity a Virtu d in Congress to Nuku nil lavs for the of these territories whether it Weri. Fur tin Protection or prohibition of to litre. He held that the Power of con 1st, i do admit and by live that Congress pm Trio right to legislate us Lite Subjict of cheery for All the Terri Orion Uio Jiuu in , the District of i i am in of Iii adoption of the it proviso in All Tho Terri Muriul Orga Iii Ilia not. 3rd. 1 am in Envor us Trio prohibition that Llave Trade in the District of Columbia. 1 inn in favor of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia the citizens of the District ing a wish to therefor. If this could nut to done i should then in Invar of moving the seat of to fret 4th. 1 am opposed to tin Ndini Nion of any More slave states from any territory not prop Erly included in the Texas . I do j United so flew Tho sole and excl naive Power not believe that Congreve ought la disturb the to legislate or the territory info. Congress can Gresa Over the territories Xmas Maple plenary and Complete prohibit their Settle ii it Leavy them to Best lulled conditions is they pleased Lury might create or abolish slavery there my. In Ihei Julg Numis it Ghoul j Buboi t for Tho Niue posts of tha territories ail the in Tho convention in on Rariden s Resolution debates 891. Or. I i tit remarked p no ways Lulu that the Congress entered into with Texas on that subject. Lit. I am in favor of the exemption of Tho Homestead from execution. Till. I am in Lavor of the Conre lion to Amend our Constitution. Tuure j. E. Me As evidence that or. Mcdonald truly and faithfully represented in tha foregoing letter the fit Elf prescribe. Who Proli hit in create slavery in Tho thin is Tho inn Guage but i Havo Ever to do either for i Ivy ills och of the Torri topics As Thoy please May St la them to a Fon Ign country Muy prohibit l Hoir settlement or a to any other deposition in relation to them that May to cons Tiliti i pro Tor May allow them Lobi settled upon Jansi such terms us they eco of the democracy of his District ave one. U the of a lawyer in thin convention copy u portion of the proceedings of the convention which was held in Lifcia Yetley on the 12th june which placed him in nomination for Congress. The convention was organized by the appointment of divid Ratt Lus of , us president Gen Jacob Walker John Harn to Solo til Urmann to Hoover u. W. Chiuso him others is vice presidents and John 1 Pettit present and luuk i part in the proceedings. on motion of or. Chord err Tomt the Cantlin jitters for nomination in the St conjures Dioniti District to express their in a few Short i Rii Ihn prep dirty of to the of All Nunt As i the no i accordance with spirit of Risoui lion Crano was called in n net a dress dec lured himself favourable to the xvii lot proviso or Tho exclusion of slavery Tho new territories lately acquired by our gov Mcdonald declared Hub if opposite sentiments to those express of by maj. Mace. He was favourable to the prohibition of Lavory from the new territories und designated such the convention also adopted unanimously the following Resolution i Jitt while Congress Hus no author Ity to Isle Fri rat with the policy of the several slates in has undoubted Power to legis late for All our territories whether newly or not upon Tho qui Tuon of permit or prohibit its existence that it is its duty to pass such Laws in the slate who will it la it not u quit Siou. The Nich Olson letter that Oon gnus has this d. Sonny air Itri uht on the j7ih of june 1848, Oil i it it in Nameli Smout to Tho Oregon Bijj in i in1 of the Hijii Gujt slavery in till the try Ritorti s of Tho United Sites North of 36 dog. 33 min., including Oregon now Mexico and califor is Thia but legislating for the Territo Ries Seh meets of James for once to a top mite to the limits of of placing on re dual Tho Itic its of a Finis i Buchanan Tho ctn Idata of the Dumo Crimcy for pro Biden of United a Laitsas express cd in his letter or. Writt in August 21st, 1s-is. To the do Tion of the alas to Iri ill. In to , posts is the up War to upon of slip very Iti ilm tier Ritoli is. What an it i Hen boil Whit bin so cry Iii in which i a a diet it i Shonah in tin Viry claim inns j . Fur who population if a torrid by m Cap airily v in i desire to rile Rule and to Alt inn Ivory Shn ziment in my Teterka county Lector. Cling to Tho Missouri with greater Len City than Over and yet thai it will be adopted by Oon press

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