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"As the campaign proceeds, the issue is seen to be joined, not between the
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Robert Toombs to a Friend in Washington.
From a Speech of Hon. Mr. Horr. "We of the North do not seek sectional strife, * * * What you really need is to go to work. (Great laugh: ter.) You should have more schools, more enterprise and thrift, and less recklessness of life, less hatred of what you call carpet baggers-damned Yankees ! Your business enterprise should be conducted more with piety and less with pistols! What Mississippi needs to day is more corn and cotton and less cussed. ness, slaughter and applausel; more mills, more manliness; less murders, less moonshiners. What would improve South Carolina is more hams and fewer Hamburghs. She should raise more horses and hogs and less hell. (Great applause.]"-Congressional Record.
"But what are we to do? We cannot put in one of our own men this time, and have to take a ‘Yank.' That being the case, let us take one who is less 'bluebellied' than the most of them. You may depend upon it, sir, that, “Yank' or no 'Yank,' if elected, the old boys of the South will see that 'Hancock' does the fair thing by them. In other words, he will run the machine to suit them, or they will run the thing themselves. They are not going to be played with any longer. If you hear any man say that 'Hancock' can not carry all of the South, you may put him down as a
(For Extended Table of Contents, see Pages iii to xii.)
Compiled by GEORGE FRANCIS DAWSON, (Treasurer of the Republican Congressional
by direction of the Republican Congressional Committee.
PART I-Page 1-The Paramount Issue of the · of full Triumph to the South--The coming
Hour-Democratic Leaders preparing for Southern Domination-"Principles and
Practices" of the Slave-holders to be Re-
stored-The Mississippi Shot-gun means
animated his hearers—Spirit of the Missis-
Speaker Randall and Inauguration by Democratic, Greenback, and other sources,
the South !"--A Greenback Oratór Astound-
ed in Alabama-"The Confederacy still
exists !”_"Jeff Davis is yet our Presi-
dent!”A “Solid South will give us con-
trol, and we can redress all our wrongs"-
Voice of Virginia's Democracy--The hour at
last has come to take the Presidency, “and
resume the Record of Glory where in 1861
PART II—Page 5--The Confederate Briga-
PART I-Page 10-Introduction to the Evi-
dences of Tilden's Revolutionary Inten-
tions-Democratic Revolutionary Proceed-
ings thus far-Their remarkable growth-
How a Minority can Overthrow a Govern-
ment-Forcible Illustrations of the perilthat
Speech-The right of Secession now vindi- texts for Revolution always ready.