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they must not be disturbed, although decided to · The appeal to the peaceful ballot to attain this be unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, and end is not war, is not revolution. They make although the President is sworn to maintain and war and revolution who attempt to arrest this support the Constitution. The will of a frac- quiet mode of putting aside military despotism tion of a Congress, reinforced with its partisan and the usurpations of a fragment of a Conemissaries sent to the South and supported there gress, asserting absolute power over that benign by the soldiery, must stand against the will of system of regulated liberty left us by our fathers. the people and the decision of the Supreme This must be allowed to take its course. This Court, and the solemn oath of the President to is the only road to peace. It will come with maintain and support the Constitution.
the election of the Democratic candidate, and It is revolutionary to execute the will of the not with the election of that mailed warrior, people! It is revolutionary to execute the whose bayonets are now at the throats of eight judgment of the Supreme Court! It is revolu- millions of people in the South, to compel them tionary in the President to keep in violate his to support him as a candidate for the Presi. oath to sustain the Constitution! This false dency, and to submit to the domination of an construction of the vital principle of our Gov-alien race of semi-barbarous men. No perverernment is the last resort of those who would ' sion of truth or audacity of misrepresentation have their arbitrary reconstruction sway and can exceed that wbich hails this candidate in supersede our time-honored institutions. The arms as an angel of peace. nation will say the Constitution must be re- I am, very respectfully, your most obedient stored, and the will of the people again prevail. / servant,
FRANK P. BLAIR.
The nomination of Ex-Governor Seymour was made, July 9, on the 22d ballot, as follows:
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CHAP. XXXVI.- Election Returns from 1860.
No State election.
No State election.
* Fusion ticket. + Third party. 13,167. I Third party, 2,088. & Judicial. | Estimated. f One elector having died, but two votes were polled from Nevada. Not yet restored: Vircinis ir, infississippi 7, Texas 6–23. Total of college 317. Majority of full college 169. Majority of actual college 148.
Statement showing the amount and rate of taxation (U. S. and State) of the National Banks, for the year ending December 31, 1867.