Life And Correspondence Of John A. Quitman (volume 2); Major-general, U.s.a., And Governor Of The…

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byJohn Francis Hamtramck Claiborne

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVH. Colonel Davis.--Union Convention.--Governor Foote.--Quitman's Views.--Democratic State Convention.--Quitman's Speech.--Letter to B. F. Dill.--Presidential Election.--General Pierce.--Letter to Chapman.--Letter to Central Committee.--General Scott.--Correspondence with Judge Wilkinson.--Elwood Fisher.--R. D. Cralle.--Nominated for Vice-president in Alabama.--Memphis Convention.--The Doctrine of Protection.--Quitman at Rhinebeck.--Defends the Institutions of the South.--Meditates the Liberation of Cuba.--Arraigned in New Orleans.--His Defense.--Reply to Judge Camphcll.--Letter to Themas Reed and II. T. Elicit.--His Relations with Cuba not vet to bo explained. In this contingency, the Democratic ticket being without a leader, and the election near:ii, hand, tho Central Democratic Executive Committee, backed by an emphatic appeal from the state-rights press, prevailed on Colonel Jefferson Davis to lead the forlorn hepe..He was enfeebled by illness and almost blind, but he entered immediately on the canvass with characteristic energy. Ill health and the want of time prevented his success, but he gave a powerful impetus to the reaction which soon occurred. The State Convention, otherwise called the Union Convention, assembled in the capitol on the 10th of November, 1851. It reversed all that had been hitherto done in Mississippi to embody Southern sentiment for resistance and defense. Tlie JPosition of Mississippi, declared in Convention at Jackson, which met on the 1 Otlt day of November, 1851. The people of Mississippi, in convention assembled, as expressive of their deliberate judgment on the great questipns involved in the sectional controversy between the slavebolding and non-slavebolding states of the American Union, adopt the following resol...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVH. Colonel Davis.--Union Convention.--Governor Foote.--Quitman's Views.--Democratic State Convention.--Quitman's Spe...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021723271X

ISBN - 13:9780217232715

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