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XDITORS & PROPRIETORS.
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ioi or important news, solicited from any quarter.
News letter from the various counties of the
Slate especially desired.
All communications should bo addressed to the
"Editors of the Umos aicd Avsmcax."
Office for treatment oi a "
. . -t Tit. ftf (hM
and Ear. opcraUons ferBojunun
, Cataract, ect.
performed. ROX GC
TV HE Con. here tef;rxisUM1Hjer ,
CALENDER & GARRETT,
Real ORHtuto Aponts,
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deel lw. -"
UtiildiiiR toiH for Sale,
LARGE XUMBER OF FARMS.
i.( A fine Rwidcnce, coatalninc M.rooms. in
territory. Also two vacant , '
o,l Tlit nlendid Residence of the lateiJamfS
John.Ii. onPS SVtreeUetwecn Smiw ad
Ilieh streets, containin 8 rooms, besides servants
rooms and other out houses.
the Cbarlotte I'iko.
iit, M acres or rroundoT'Uio Barrow property,
ith'e ChaX U?rike, which will be divided to
lh A Tery large number of LoU in tiie wiy
nnrf the dTfrentAddltion to NwcTille.- 25 LoU ,
lMSE JffiEnt touV
JuOenVral AgcnU..forthB Purchase nAbgtpi
i. i i."vtnip' Ktuttnc unci j.cB."iii i
and Vouchcrsi Investigation of Jylcs, ew., cic.
DILLIN' k TI1OMPS0K, .
Office, over Second KaUonal Bank. College ttreet
deel tf a.t . ,
oo7 snery &a
WIIOLISALK AXD KKTA1L DSALM IX
SCHOOL JJ00K8. BLAKJOOKS. aOLQ AND
A.ol.rWrniiiarnnld Copying Inlt,
Wedding. Visiting and Printcr's.Cards.
And tho Latest LUcraturo of the Daj
NO. flvSttS STTfET,
(Between Cherry and College,)
; ,-. i .tNASlimilE,-TENN. V
Ordtrs lelicited for every description of IPrinting.
V bouse, corner Church tyd'College street..
i... ii.fn, .lrnnri k. Co.. where
wo Hope W "ice or ulj:;r -.riVlMk
Our Stock is
e.iiuji o..a l- '
; 'K ! r .wfitl SELECTED
A. A...S1'ENCER & CO.
tt ! rrTi i TPcA-OIll jN'Q'IO
XJ . 4-WoWu-' '
No. 29 NORm,CaKRRYlSTRE.ET,
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CHARGES IN ADVANCE.
Attorneys and U. S. Claim Agents.
RgrBRKSCFS-Hon. -0.-F.f T?U. .8. Diftrlct
Judge: Ansou NeUon, lls-i.. l,.'ufcn,rn urno.?l?"
Ilonll Hank: Maj. Oen. Donaldson. ChUMjjau-
n,VCS XMl'KOVED EILVSIVE NOA1'.
Send your Ordsrs to tJ ,
.4 l'.J3' .
RODDY &. CO.,.,.,.
MANUF A OTUBERS,
Xo.90, Church Street.
D. D. DENTON & CO
crry steax. bakiv
HJIJTAl i r
AJ d. !
YS H3iS" 'i
HBLvbis JtKOAD STKEET.
with ev.cryti!ing jini.-ouz Jane,.mado by our
. ;i - And Candy.
Also, eid,lC?kei,'etc.,'.ctc.A V. ' O 1
1). D. DENT0Sr- G vM, BUXTIKfllON.
Voluntary communications, contslaini inttresf-
GROCERS &, BANKERS.
IWW &. CO.,
ri-'.fi t. Jf u.V'i
Comer Building Market and unurenraj,
'merly oecupica ny nmti
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A R3SRECBIVTNG "ina Jmrenn store mo
luy barreu w
do A Coficc. sugar.
do 11 do iio
do C do do . .
dot Stuart'sXJmfted Soear.'taDdard,i r
do do A do Ido do
do Powdered do
do Syrup.- S3 .'i.K
t l.. '
: I-. . ..
2(10 kits do Po
25 barreU F. N. k.Cfi't WbisVy,,,
nf. .In K. S. Pike's uo
250 boxes stareandles,, i ' .
r 60 doten brooms,
HOO boxes chees.
60 boxes rnisins,
600 kess nails,
100 reams paper. u
60 boxes assorted f oap,
W kces jrinjar,
' 30 dozentbuckcts,
60 cocks Rio coffee,
109 boies candy,
60 baskets champagoe,
SO cases Sardines,
60 boxes starch,
60 do pickles,
20 do Madder,
75 bancls aPPla. . '
60 boxes assorted wines,
1009 &TreU FJonr.-all trudes,
Z -tCOu- I'outioet. . .
100 boxes Tiro Crackers,
20 caifSjFics, d ,
JOOcasesassprtediLimors, . . -
In addition to the above we bayo a general as
sottmcntof groceries, all of which i bought
during the prcsont prcsre In the teromar
kcti. We expect to sell goods on short profits,
and would bo pleased to have M friends call
on us. , y i t ( j jt
. AvJ:A. X? ll,.mirfiim ofEwinIjfc-
A. u. owiub. .." "'TZuuTh nKnrn fira for
tirory y 1 1 1 uo '"unu .... , 0.
Yi. nf .fltlinff un their, businessn dcc21
C. POWELL, GREEN & CO.
.j a .
, formerly (V rowall Co, U
I - TlAtfUf
tUOI.CH.' u uwn
I. F. GREEN, formerly Nichol, Grccpi Co.Naiih-
Aille, Tcnn. , j, .''
Cjjas. M. ilcUiiKE, living at KnoxviIIe, ienn.
tSt the above carrfli wiirbo ejen wo have cs
J3 tabllshed ourselves inNewYor for the pur
f i i i tin..iAMim unn business:
in,! l.elneaTcnnessce house, w respectfully so
noso oi uuillli . r . . i i
licit thy natronago of our Southern menus gen
Panics on eBSneSti I to on eurrcnn gold
without charge of interest: to purchase land sell
We are amply prepared to maup casn aa
cotton, tobacco, nour anaipuriv i iuw
bonds, nnd government securities on a margin ex
clusively on commission.
C POIVTXU GREEN & CO ,
dec 20 3 m
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MUTUAL LiFE INSURANCE
jiojiE ofecej xo. go north-third st
' SAINT'LOUIS; MISSOURI.'
ASSETS. July I, 1SOS, 50l,CU37s
'Mill Ulcr Menu
-'Eeader, Is Your Enured?
tlio to-morrow T
If It is wise to Insure, is it prudent to Delay t . J
ivc inv TA VrtPnftITB ' .
JAMES H. LUCUS-n- SAMUEL YILLl
QRobort M. Funkhoustr. of Fcnkhouscr k Rurne tt.
veck, l'rosd't of the I'hllo Knob Iron Co.
Jules Vnlle. of Choutonu,.Hamon & alio,
Chas. W. McCord. of McCord & Co- Machinists.
John V. Thornton, or Thornton & Pierce.
Isaao H. Sturgeon, l'resid'tortheN. Mo. Railroad
Hon. John Hogan, Member of Congress.
Henry Ovcrstelt, of Ovcrstelt, Wagner x IM.,
Lumber Dealers. , ,
Nich. Schaflcr. of Nicholas SchafTcr Jt Co., Star
Candle Dealers. ,
William T. day, of Hanenkamp A Edwards.
David Keith, of Keith & Woods. Booksellers and
Hanenkamp. of Gay Jt Hanenkamp.
Isaao W. Mitchell. . ,
D. A. January, ot If. a. January w.,
and Commission Merchants. . ,
Wm. J. Lewis, of Lewis & Dro., Tobaeeonists.
K. Koiier. Jr- of F. ltotier, Jr., & to.
Jacob Tamm, of Tnmm & Meyer. -
SAMUEL WILLI, President. '
JAMES H. LUCAS. Vice President.
WM. T. SELRY. SccreUo-.
WM. N. BENTON, General AgcnU
DR. JOHN T. HODGEN. Consulting rhyslclan.
LACKLAND, CLINE JAMISON.Legal Adv'rs.
HON. ELIZUR WRIGHT, ConsultingActuary.
SILAS it. rooT.
State Agent for Tennessee.
r. w. KxEi:iiExsoN, ;
' Special A'genU.Xashviilc. Tcnn.
Olllce: Second Xntlonnl Itank llnlldliiff
Nashville Local Beard of Reference:
Hillman, Bro. 4 Sons, J. A.HcAliitcr Co,
Jno.Kirkraan. G. J. Stubblefield,
James M. Hamilton. A. Hamilton,
Thos. R. Jennings. M. D, T. M. Madden,
d ecl3 1 m
lnileiHiU.AKalnt.lA by JTlns .River
and RAlIread la the
'IToine In. Co.ofX.T
Columbia, Cash Capital
Arrllr, Cash Assets.
. . ...... . ... , MKlAm
iinmonii uasa aicu . ur i,iwlwi
fffaot, what provision havo you made for your
' """dependent ones T k THINK I hat would be
thTir peenntarysKuatton weroVou to
To. rVi ; VTiVrrr street.
" K. D.
state of Tennessee; i "
Peankms Coott. J
' A J. SIMPSON. ADMINISTRATOR OF L.
. . Kimitton. deeeajied. is nrrpbr cinlered to
give notice in the lljfJOK- asb AXEEicix. and by
written notice, at the Court House door in Win
chester, Tenn.. for all persons haviBgclaims againit
iilMtateto appearand file the same with the
undcrtimed,' duly auiDenucaled, in uie manner..!
prescribed by law, onor"jrcr tbe 1st or Arm,
lsflfi. lllOS. SHORT, Clerk.
Faildnt Ornci N. t CB TU
AFTER TO-DAY OUR DEPOTS
i i ' i-. rtn. . r. .r,Ti
,V will uo vi'CUCUi oyx
if. ior tne reception ot
Freights. andTrOBiptly closed at 4 r. u,
a at 4 r. v.
groceries, liquors, &c.
P. II. BAILEY.
C. !?. ORBWAY.
I. B. SAMPLE."
J. M. CAESAT.
BilLEY, ORDWiY & CO.,
fcbMMISSIOX AXD FORWABDIXG
JIVO. 7 BIIOAD STREET,
.?ifn...i.l,. f,i.v nrn now rccciTinc and
wiUhave in store ono ot'the largest ; and most com
Jlite louof Groceries oJ-f'.S!
some yearj past; Anj.uouu. n ArVnVv t
of ourfinn in person ia Baltimore and Ne w rork. j
and worsele?ted specially for th Wkct. be;
ibllowiBC COmDnsc.-a paiv . i?" kw,.
300 sacks Baltimore Rio Coffee;
40 liogshtad Urowa csugarr .
100 barrels A Coffee Sugar;
50 barrels B Coflec Sugar;
50 barrels C Coffee Sugar;
50 barrels Crushed Sugar;
50 ' barrels Powdered Sugar;
50 Granulated Sugar;
500 barrels Flour, of all grades;
' 1 1000 sacks liran;
t . 2000 barrels Salt;
; 20 barrels Molasses;
10 barrels Vinegar;
2-5 barrek Bobertson County Whisky;
! 25 barrels Bourbon Whisky;
5' barrels' Holland Gin;
4 casks of Brandy;
.100 barrels .andiiulf barrels Mackerel;
100 kits Mackerel;
100 boxes Cheese; . .
50 boxes, i and i boxes Kaisins;
15 barrels Almonds;
,;i5 barrels Filberts;
1 T250 arums Jigs;
50 cases assorted Tickles, quart and pint;
"100 cases .Oysters;.
25 cases Sardines;
200 boxes, i and I boxes Candles;
100 bxsvariousbrandsSoap, plain andfancv;
50 boxes assorted Candles
10 'boxes Brandy Cherries;
200 kegs Kails, assorted;
50 doien Painted Buckets;
..dozen, Tubs in Nests;,
, 15 casks Soda;
100'i boxes Chewing Tobacco, all grades;
20 cases Smoking Tobacco;
50 dozen. Brooms; , , ,.
,,, 2o-'dozcu Washboards; .
3U KCgS l-owuerj
25 bags Pepper;,
25 .bap Spice;
75 boxes Indigo;
11 casks Madder;
100 boxes Mustard, 'j,
' 25Tbox"eilSiarch;. J
KAOGIXO, ROVE AXD TWIXEJ
u offered t0 the Trade oniy, at small
I CillLS HOCK 13 oucrcu v .
proats. ardefcrmWedtoell as cheap as the
ariicics can ue w
Having ample storage room, we invito consign
m'cnU of Cotton and all kinds of Produce. We
will ake in exchango
pmED APPEES ' AXB lEACIIES,,i
CIXSEXG AXD WOOE,,
And will nllowtho highest market prices.
deA30 3m '
H A B 1 W A BE .
SAM. YAMMER, & CO.,
. Nd, 44 COLLEGE STREET.
SIGN- OF TIIE BIG PADLOCK
Ivr nv HAND AND ARE RECEIVING
a Iarms and complete stock 'of English, Uer-
;. and American HAKDWAKK.
Which we are selling at reasonable prices.
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IfINE I&b P0CICET CUTLERY.
200 GROSS TABLE CUTLER x ,
200DOZ.lvNOB LOCKS, assorted.
50 do HAND AND RIPPING SAWS.
SOOde ASSORTED AUGERS,
do FOOT ADZE.
2000 lbs.-HOOKS .AND HINGES, assorted, 12 to,
1000 lbs. If DOIL CllAINf
1000 " BLACKSMITH'S HAMMERS; all kinds?
25 WRIGHT'S ANVILS.1
100 CROSS-CUT SAWS, 4 to 7M feet.
CO MILL SAWS, 63, to S feet;
AXES,,., " '
. CANDLESTICKS of all kinds
TIN CUPS and TLATES,
. TEA' and' TABLE SPOONS,
Averyhtrgo stock of PLANES of every variety
Also.1 " .
,irnKMIUM .STEEL l'A.u.
' ' Those wishing to purchase in our line will do
well to.give s a "J? beforo buying.
, VAXI.EEU, CO.
G. W. FALL & CO.?
I JS t P O B T E 52. S t
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS!
.i.i ...1 rs- ' "
HARDWARE ASH CUTUERY
NO! iU PUBLIC SQUARE,
(Kirlunan i Ellis' old stand.)
J 1 - -
W would, r'esnectfully invite the attentioa ol
SPORTSMEN to our stock of
GKXT N"- S.,.
Which eahnorhe' equalledlierc. If comprises all
, r "grades, from the
"PT.AI3T DOUBIi"E BARBEL
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-TTE.SEEY5,'RiCI'r'AR.S A- OK
ALSO A FEW
Brciicli XosidiiiR or Csrlridgo
nth v w
TOM ' TTEUtS,
aS-Markot'st, oppwite. Union."
EESPECTFULIiV INFORM THE OLD TAT:
Tons of l)r. WELLS and tho public generally,
that his successors will do all in their power, by
dilligcnt attention to business, to merit a continu
ance of tho Doctor's former large and extensive
-.They will keep constantly on band
"if . , . ' . "
PUKE DRTJCtf, AST CIIEHICAIS,
,Powcre and "Wcightman's Celebrated Chemicals,
June .mass, Duipnaie viunuuu, ouiijuoiu uiuuu,
Iodine, Iodide Potash, Chloride of Gold, Ether,
Our Tharmaceuial preparations are' sucV'as
Tinctures, Extracts. Syrupst.Cerates, Ointments,
Plasters, etc.. aromade in strict accordance with
tho revised Pharmacopia.
Such as Pills. Ointments. Diarrhcca -. Cordials,
Ague Tonics, Alteratives, invigorating oruiius.
Cough Medicines, and in factall tho ' uu.
Ofitheday. Finest articles of Perfumery, Fancy
and Toilet articles of every aesenpuon; lancy
perfumed Soaps, Hair Oils, Hair Restoratives,
Tooth Washes, Tooth Brushes, and all articles in
this line pertaining to tbe Toilet.
Botanic fc Eclectic Medicines,
Such as Fresh Roots and Horbs,- of all kinds:
Tilden's and B. Keith' Alkaloid and Resnoid, and
their concentrated Extracts.
Trusses! Trusses!! Trusses!!!
f For the million, of every sizo.and variety.
Dental A.Surgial Instruments,
Accurately filled, at all hours of the day and night.
Spices, ye Stuffs, faints,
Allspice, Pepper, Cinnamon", CIovcK, "Nutmegs,
Mace, Mustard, Aromatic Seeds, Madder, Span
ish Indigo, Logwood, Copperas, Blue Stone, Mu
riate" of Tin, Cudbear, etc.. Window GIass.;8xlO
to 40x60 superior quality. White Lead, Mixed
Paints, ready for use; Linseed OiUjrurpcntine,
Coal Oil ; Lamps of every .variety, and large sup
ply, at low rates,
Landreth's Garden Seed,
. Just received, a very large supply. Also, a largo
lot of Grass Seed.
vtnnr.UT r. JEKICIXS. Prcicnptionist and
and Pharmccist, at tho Old Stand of H. S. Thatch
er, now ot the nrm oi .11. a j. w iwu in
form the Fbyrfeians of Nashville, and surround
ing country, that it is our aim 10 auppiy every
,rtkn Pr.tltinnnr. in tho line of his nro-
Jession, and will spare no pains to accomplish that
i 2.r-.. M It- .111 1.a rtl. .I..aiwl tn.nfl
any of tho Faculty who will honor our establish
ment with a visit. ...... , . i
He hopes by constant attention to business to
merit a share of Dltronaco. assuring them that
their favors will be prepared with fidelity, of the
purest materials, and by himself personally, or an
accomplishd Prescriptionist. ..... ,
Our Stock embraces tne greatest variety, anu
1, ; rr Mminff within tnn T)mr Tlusiness.
Give us a call and we will guarantee satisfac
All orders entrusted to-our care filled with
promptness and accuracy.
K. P. JENKUVS, & CO.,
32 Market sU opposite Union,
SIGX OF TIIE aiAX AXD 9XOBTAR.
MUSIC, PIANOS &c.
33 UNION STREET.
THIS OLD ESTABLISHMENT iijsawi , ix
ltOOt. XHUnn S, A, Il.uaip o. w.. ,n
class instruments. Carhairt, Necdham & Co s un
CHURCH AND PARLOR ORGANS.
Also. SHEET MUSIC, and
MUSICAL MERCHANDISE uENEKAuliX.
Give it a call before you purchase.
i cir. ;t nddl to the above list of
Call and examine. decS-lm
MASON & HAMLIN'S
-r-rnrr nrrr.T. TTVT1 TTfK BEST AbSOKi-
X meat In the city at Link's New Mnsie Store
Opposite St- Cloud Hotel
Al.n fThff t Music and
nciral Instrument of all lands. He sure to sail
berore purchasing elsewhere.
CTUIOS lunea ay .nr. jkum,
T.nV Dnndinr. Church Street, opposite SL
Cloud notel, and U Union fctrceu
miir nrrrr"!? nv TUB STPWAVKE COAli
I Arencr is now removed to No. 3 Church.
street, a few doors below the Post Office.
Uraers lor tau wm no proBipui uu
cents per bushel.
Afc aiU."fcO, ATOi.
for F. Howard A Co.
5.000 lbs. Nc-ir Bacon, Sides,
5,000 lbs. New Bacon, Shoulders
100 Tierces. i ew iatu. ,
For Sale fey '
McLAUG HLIN." BUTLER fCp '.
q- j;s;H'fTP4Trmo apl .merioan.
.,j.u;i"iP ic p ' -
; .it!-: dl
..ij : r-
. ".-.,' i,ivti .s -i
? S.TJ,33 S
' srT2Tr-r 5 1 . :
3 M Oil?
(S00 TO BEiKSTAELISnED,)
WIEE MEET TIIE WANTS o Ayt.
CEASSES OF READERS.
WAJ T A Y
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tr, r t IJ , 'r.
The DAIET'will contain the ' ' '
LATE S T NE W S
BYMATIj AND TELEGRAPH,? '!
ill parts of !tho country, embracing Ty
' nXAXCTAE?1' h-'
, AXD A GEXERAE 2f ISCIXEAXX
Of information, relating to the Religious, Domes
tic and Social condition of the people.
jT'OS&iW : d- ' "- T
.') Vi HI V i-
The Tei-Wekklv, which will be regularly Issued
so soon as the necessary arrangements can be per
fected, will contain Jill the most important matters
treated in tho DaiitV and a large advertising list
showing tho general business of this and other
cities. . i
The Weekly, which will be enlarged as circum
stances shall require, will contain selections from
tho other editions, of matter that will serve b in
terest and Imnfove the old and'tlioyoung, It will
contain, in addition to its general reading, embra
cing all subjects of current thought and interest.
aTWcckly Review of tho markets of this and other
iitics, with which our people do business, and a
carefully prepared price-current of tho .Nashville
markets, including all articles bought and sold.in
the city, whether of domestic production or im
ported from abroad. We also intend to jnako Uie
Weekly U.VIOH ASDAiiKElCAS.'Mnall respects, a1
TTitnaond anu lnsirucuvo maucr ws au-
taso of the rising generation, and for tho enter
tainment and comfort of those more advanced in
1UC 1'IUl'l ItlUl C V naw
hn.TR lived and been engaged in tho
newspaper business longcnoughtoobtainaknowl
edge of the true wants of a great, honest and vir
tuous people,who, though unfortunate, are striving
to transmit to their descendants, in culture and
nurture, "tho liighTSt and most noblo qualities,
industry, self-reliance, and dignity of character.
Fatty appreciating tho power and beneficence oi
woman, they will endeavor to make. this paper an
acceptable companion to tho mothers and daugh
ters of the country, whercfrom they may derive
both profit and pleasure.
To persons desirous of making known to tho
public their business, we may say that our circula
tion by mail, reaching every Post Office which has
been re-opened in the State, besides an extensive
circulation adjoining States, gives our advertis
ing columns superior advantages.
The advance in the pricesdt every article which
enters into' the'production'of aewspapersis 'such.'
that the terms upon which, they are furnished
must necessarily correspond. In common with
our city contemporaries, we have adopted the
following as the
Strictly in Advance,' )
D ail y.
Daily ,per annua
" for six months
! for three months-
for one month-
r Weekly, per annum
for thr6 jnontln -
- Du aaaooBeement wiU.be made of tkn
REPRESENTATION IN C0SGIES8-
Tn 17M the ritib of rwreseBtetieJi s en rcp-
reseototive to every 33,000 ofrepreseotafere ppar
Ifttion. Now itj p repreMBtjjtjve.for. every
127.000. . On-the. 2Sd of May, 18W, the pnaelple
was established. for the first time. of limiBa the'
Efiraber of .YepreeeaUUves, asoVtaiB reHeviac
Congrwa. of tfc; Pj HAi
years,, the naintier.ot-wnicn ine..iiouB
.,1.1 TV,!ira-a-iHiifw? the numbtrof rec-
.Vvwa.ew auw " . , - . .
t . . . 1 . 1 i , i ... U .nrt.tl ftT. All '
jesenniiiTes t wwjih j,tr..vw
- u.t MttA(.Af!r.nTMmti(tnn lathe
,(U ,U'V, 11. . rr ,v. . . . . ....
slave SaJathreS-SRha of thesjaveswere addtdtq,
Uie whiljo clae.to preserve the,balaneo or P0Werf,
portioUBaeat byaaotner lawassoa
This increaseu tDo pucoer ,M,tKrB"jia
241. .several of. the SUtes ' "gaining .Bne by the
change". Wo append a tabular' itatem.enU show
ing the present representation, from each: stale;.'
together with the free and slave, population in,
Alnbama... j- 6
Calilornia, t-"' 3
.Delawaro . 1 .
t lorida i,
Illinois-.. . ..I4t
Indiana . --r 5
Ipwa- , . l
Kansas. 1 '
Louisiana r..i.i. a -
Michigan ..- 6
. 5 353,901
, 3 ; - 325,579
. 5 646,099 "
, 1 52,337
, 2, ., 170,663,
, 4' ' ' 2JI.3SS
,11 . ' :, 421,294,
, 3 , 314SO
.11 . 1,047,411
.65 ' "774,710
Jlinnessota .. - j
Mississippi ...-. 5
New Hampshire-.-... 3
New Jersey..-. 5
New York-.- -31
Oh o. 1
Tcnncssee. Texas ..,.
Total.-. .,'126,703,157 3,5)50,355
Thk free colored nomilatton of the . States in
1SC0 was 476,562, making a total" of 31,149,505 in
" Westward the course of empiro takes its way,
ns will be seen by this representative, increase in
that direction. ,... ,. ...
It will be noticed that New Hampshire, with
K i.:ia MnnLiinn rtf .T?-, flflfl. lifl hnt threfi reDre-
sentatives, while Louisian'a.'with a white popula
tion of 357,000 has five. Other freo and former
Slave scales saow inauuui mo ni"u n.....
portion, owing to therulc;orebunting thrce-jmns
ol luo slaves as persona, uuu iuo
as cattle one of the sharp practices of thebouth-
erners which the Yankees-ha not" "put ifstop to
'e.'' V Crl..TT-S4 fHim
inaeea, tne iaw, as a Hurt ui uo ...t.. . ...
Constitution, is still in foree, and can notbd ro
nealed except in the usual mannerof amending
the Constitution, familiar to every mtciugent
school boy, . .c. i
of the States, as will be seen by the table, in which,
the slave population exceeded the white. Missis
inni is entitled to five members in -the House or
Mississippi ana eouin varoim aru iu w
Representatives, theoretically speaKlng, wnijo
California, with soven thousand, four. hundred
and flfty-two-more whitesthanMississippi,- has
only thrco Represcntalives. . ,....
In truth, this wholesubjcct oCapportionment
needs revision and amendment, and will doubtless
" ..: i rnnn. fnirltr spttlpi) down to
recti. cii. " "L" v,u... .
work, and disposes bf some other matters of im-
mnintn nn.l nrafimp ininOrtanCO.
The just,and proper plan cwonld bo. to b'aso the
number or ttcprescniauvcsin iue uuuao uf'
iactual number of voters in each State, as has
!,;. ..,nilr nrnnnsed in some Quarters., ijostice
would thu be done to all sections ; for voter
alone are entitled, to representation. iYets lorn
'The above article from the New York
Herald presents; for consideration some very
important and interesting subjecfe. It open
the whole question of representation in the
National Legislature; proposes or suggests
an entire, chance in the rule prescribed in
the Constitution of the United States for the-
apportionmeBt; of Rejiresentatiyra among-
the States mciuuea wiium "i uu',i
prescribed in that instrument.
For theijetter understanding of the ques
tion Vo give tho provisions of the Constitu
tion prescribing the rule of apportionment:
. "Representatives and direct taxes shall
nnnnrtlnned amonc the several States
which maybe included within thisUnion,ac-
cording to theirrespectiVe numbers, wnicn
shall be determined by adding to the whole
number of freo persons,, mciuamg inosc
for1 a term 'of yean?, and
j ' .f-A i rt.rm .nf vmr. and
asxsuaau "" - - J
luding Indsrtaxlhree-fidlis of
all other persons. The actual enumeration
..i... .nno M' nptnai onnmeratiou
shall be made within tnrce years aim
first meeting of the Umgress ot tne
United States, and within every subse
quent term of, ten. years, ia such manriefcas
they shall by law direct. The number of
Representatives shall not exceed, one for
every thirty inousauu, um.uiui. u...
have at least one Representative ; and until
such enumeration shall be made, the State
of New Hampshire shall be entitled to
chooso three, Massachusetts eigut, iuioue is
land and Providence Plantations one, Con
4t,t fl TCpw York six. New Jersey four,
iu.u. 7V --r -
Pennsylvania eight, weiaware oncj
land six, Virginia ten, North Carolina five,
South Carolina five, and Georgia three;
CbnsliMionoftM United mates, jithuc i, ore
tion2,rarargrapk3.' Thio u tllf. DaSIS OI U1U auuuiuun
.., w . -- , . .
- ..n iinrppntiiiives' amuiii; m
States of the Union ai prescribed in theCdn
..:.,;nn Tt i olear. definite, and easily
DUIUUU1M 7 , r
,i,l Tn,lMri. there- is no room jor
doubt or bvil.- It. was frameiand submii
ted to the people of tho ataics ior rauii-
cation, by tho gooa men, iuu
iul;ii, i ' , .
, I, . TinrrinTir men wuu. a uwvi;vw,
. l.irthwn tstates. composeu mo
- " t. 'i r
r :,, .nr -17K7. iicn ircsn irom
-nonlntinnr men who had periled
all. Men who Iiad pledged tueir uvea, uieir
nn,l thpir sacred honors for the
nphipvement of the Independence of their
' . fnomanlvrs and their posterity.
Men who nau estauiism.-u
cplPvrnvernment. and no men on
earth knew better the cost of the rights and
otiWm! than they did. ine Con
vention of 17S7 was composed, of delegates.
from thirteen ciaira, c"' t V.
and six Southern estates. a" i-; ui.
tion each State stood upon an equal footing.
liad one vote in that body
without regard to the, number of delegates
tlio number of persons in their
t .sRtn The State of Rhode Is-
i-,i nnri Providence plantations had the
Hint M assarliUSClls iiau. xci-
WUlli (ninv. . ... 1
ware vras equal in power, in that body,
ii. Atf fn -t v 1 rfrmi.'L- utatu "
Lr. nnd was a Sovercicnty. Con-
1. The Northern States
sovereignties had the majority in that con-
or,,! mnapnnentlv had the power to
vciiuum, . 4 . ...
-vno nlnntif)n of any provision that
nM rlXt! The convention in designat-
..w. -.0 . - . i.:t.
tl.n nnm Kr 01 AteDrcsenumvra mum
4ach State should be entitled to choose, un
:r- olmnld life actually tasen, as-
111 i - ,!."-
tho cprpn JNonnern oiaiea um'
.live, anu to tne su. ouumc.u
cf-n .Jfv.firp. The constituUon provides
that each State shall be cntiUcd to two sen-
viid. wwi . .
had tho jna:
rn.n maiunY iuo wc v- -j
em States. . , ,
Thebasis ot appcjruonmwiv 'r;rf
atives was adopted ?y nf, '"r .-"
1787. and incorporated into the Conation
j t...v Ko-,wl from that time to the
aimuujiA. . .1... .1 fir,!,.
nfll.e-slaves shall-be -counted' in 'making
the apportionment o'-i' c""" , 7"" ?
tl,P States. It is dear that the "rvleof eenni-
. - ,.. nrf (AC
Yankees mm ru put a - s-.."-'
two-fifths of tha-sUves not cwmtediB p-
S..xit IStorti Tthe Con-
vntion of 1787, rather thaa by "P
f nitksrnm." If the sharp prac-
I tioes bf thcSoutheracrs in the Convention
could have succeeded, dououe toe
t.M r .iiad -amain nave dccu wwv.
instead of only three-fifths, and fce other
two-fifths woald not have been transferraed
-ntn-'mttlp". Bntit Msappesea in
nmninj prevailed over
the Southerners; and two-fifth of the. slaves
xdudedand mde ''cattle." - ,
Sutes wis wlirisiirt and jist. 'Thepeoplc -a rf,ali be made whr U. t.
.r .c--. J,li.-"-. "rttti tke Oonvea-M t ' n W uVu in 1870.
oi uie oi, wt si
lien. raUhea aM nosptea k
ntui it ia n ri pm i rma n i r hhhucsi
5' . . T-. nmnnw tKsC J
Jlhe-S tK G?vcrH:i-
.toentw tneprtumc. "
" V mm 17UU WtlCn taerwsuceumio. w i
vn in-tfun-inrLtsiva. noon the remit
made known to.Congre. that is. when, after
Uie completion oi eaca ctaisua, u c v
Anep u? iu - j -
cording;to the rale
artionment cf Kepmen- I
tntiqn,. for th apporfionmen ,
r.M fcitiw . fairer mih w w,wto;
llSrtionung. repretaaMong iw
was fixed by Congreai at seventy thousand
six hundred and eighty persons. . Each State
was to have one- Representative fw each eer
enty thoamd-aix hundred !wd eighty of ita
representative population, with a proviso
that each State having, a fraction of more
than one half at, the ratio, jererity theasand
hundred and eihtyj should, be, eOitled
to choose one aaumonai1 jwjpawiiB:.
' "This iraveto the twenty-eix StaHjs. thefl I
temrnT the Union, two hundred aud,
SSL T Thit number eonsUtuted-tha
i.. ".i. .1.. tw nnmhfir flonatituteo. me I
House of Representatives, of the twenty- I in alf the States. , v , A1 T-'A ,,, Rn. ofincitingtho assatjiuadon of Abraham Lin
eteMh ConwKichassembledonthe-first vaJwf f.P coin, and with the-murder of Union prwoa-
ondav inDecember;, 843, mode o,
flntv.Hinnfnff tto SeDrescntatiTe
i n ft cnvir;i i oi :ir. nuu La.i.u u r . r
the taking of each successive census, that' of
firinn. r to tin ot cacti renreaeu uiuuu,
niimlvr of nersons. in each State was
... . r u ' i ,:n. l
or less, ueoate, uiuiuuibj "- , " v
ing at a conclusion ; as a few hundred in
K w Td the HhS
shauld make a ratio of Representation, i
t mJf it. - CJi. Wlnnrta tfi r fl rtTlP I
in i0' . ?ZSXriTl,ZZ
. , . cl J ft ,
with two Representatives, .and in 1848. is-
into' tho Union, with persons in the States to born it, can be ap-,-in
all, eight, rhleh 1 p4 Henceforth the basts of appoon
: , .... v.j Tto?vQ nmfini the states
consin was aumittea
n,)!nnmnl mnrlfi in 1842. UDOU
WV,MU""W. , . J. .
made in lo-iu, maae.aoi; wutniTOwv.""
stituted tho House of Representatives on
the assembling of thfc Thirtieth Congress on
the first Monday in December, 1849. .
In 1850, Congress passed "An act provid
ing for the taking of the seventh and' subse
the UniiecLStates. and to
ix. the .number of the members ,'oi House
of, Uepresenbtives, and, to pronde fortheir
future apportionment amous m. ,cn
- M "that time there was
ii ;-Lr I
nomrrefis-a bill for the admission
RenrelenbUveT which passed, before the'
befofthe Houseof Represtotatives totwo
ZnLjrtJ I L.l ihirtv-three.
hundrtd and uiirty-inree. ,
rrun .rf mrnvminir the taKine OI tue 1
""r, " a f .t. .;mt nf
Beventn census, '"V";""" 1" t
-Ron.ocnntofTrM nmfinp' the Htatcs. passca
and was approved, 23d May 1850changed,
the former mode of apportioning Repre
sentatives among.tho States, instead of first
ascertaining the. actual aggregate popula
tion of all the States, and then fizinga ratio
of Representation by numbers- The act
provided that after the 3rd March 18o3,tthe
House of Representatives shall bo composed.
r wn tmirlrl and thirtv-three members.
So soon as the enumeration of the inhabi
tants, of the United. States shall betaken
and completed and returned to xne ouicer oi
the Department of the Interior, "it shall be
the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to as-,
certain tho aggregate icprraiit.i 11
lation of the. United States by adding to lhe.
whole number of five persons in all Uie
States, including those bound to service for
a term ot years, anu iibuuuk """"'."".
taied, three-fifths of all other persons;
which aggregate population he shall divide
1 "i uiuuuu-mv. .w
bv the numoer two uuuureu sun
" . . . , , r . .11 ?itn Ktiiwhn(r
I f - . . , ., 1 e .
. .. , .. ' l..
rTrocTed in the same manner, to ascertain
sentafivl JSnktoT of each State, by the
sentative pyv""' u ... J. A
fonlall S the nLber of P-enbtives
Tinr5nriml tnsticli Btatennuer tne men iaei
nnCeratmn S That the lo in
th it mS caused by the frac
division of the wulation thereof, shall be
.mnnsatMl for bv assiKning to. so many
c..oa i,nu!nf the lattrcst fractions an ad
ditional member for each for its frac
tion, as may De necessary mj iuau um
whole numDcr 01 Aveprcatuiumw.
drctl and thirty-three.v a no act lurmeir
provides, that, jf after the apportionment,
t.i l.or. mfidp. new States be admitted,
'their representatives will bd in addition to
the number therein prescriucu iio m u
ber which shall constitute the House of Re-
il. 4lr?, nf flirt BPVpntfl
in 100a, wdbh mo ""'t ,
census nau Dcen comjjic".-" ," ..r-.
from all the States had been received except
those from California, the Secretary of the
Interior Department was unaoie w anaKB
the necessary divisions and ascertain the
number of Representatives, tq, which ca6h
of the Several States would bo entitled. He
could frdm the reports received assign all of
the two hundred and unrty-inree mcniuera
except one. California as a State would be
fntitled to one representative, but sufficient
returns had not been received to determine
whether that State would nave twoiuu nuvw
South Carolina had the largest iracviou
whicli no representative had been as
signed. Complete returns from California
alone couia acteruuuc ncmw
or South Carolina should have, one Repre-
tnnmnr irou. unuer 111c uicuui-
-o - - .... "
number added to the wmcn .consuiuietv "VlTy-f,, number of
the House of Representatives, under the ap- of tho Union, must b6 the who to number oi
two hundred nnd. thirty-four.. Al ibis time "tat M hv States. To V XreBSly commuUJ crime
there were thirty-one Suites in the Union. $Kentatives npon actual voters, the uhwia aiiy cBametL
Since then the Sfcdcs of Minnesota, Jansas Sta retaining i. present right to wM?C2ta
d, West Virginia, ana er .
been admitted into tl.e;Unton.
whole number M .States anu
composmgthe niOn thirty-six.
Coneress has provided by law that the
wh61e number; o( niember bm l all th
"'"i " . .
w.M.nc T nf. iiniiHti ill licuicnMiMH .
be 241 : and that taai numBeroi Wjjwi-
I tnttves SnOUIll OC aiuui hi.
tatives should be, appo
Ubedin the Constitution, that is, by
addine to the whole number or iree per-
sons including those bound to service ior a
without regird' to-color, age
"iJU . , ,i:.. taTlj
I or nauvity, exeiuuuiS aum
.three-fifths of all other persona,
'mf.i". M, Jjllct,, :B the estima-
tion of tlielfmsld;, excluded uie oincr twi
on oi . regarded
sta KOOt, ...
The Representative popaiauoa oi an ias
States, by the census of I860, according to
the reports from that office, was composed
Free white renew-
l secroes ana biwi
Free Isdiaas, cirilked- -
TntJ fre f all'eelors-
, , .i rr.n nthi-T otrjoa wo
Total ReprfeeaUtire jopnUtfea 373".
The tetal BBBaher: oCBrwtafeve pop
ulation, aseerteiaed, by ? Jraie. P?
ed the whole nastber of e6e to
bTin the Uoe of Eeprese.vivt..
in tne oowiik, opw '
the. f tfnWtrf Representatives atl aso!?
;ow"..- i u.
My tMruepwrow vrT7
- ia lumt wm miuiii 5 .
,M,an I -
nil if w.nwBiiitiff natHtlatlaa
and lkT were.KlllHlX tODe 3T II, M
by MW.vki of tho Cti-
IT ninaad wtrtk cer-
,Uia loosditi ip the Nortkera fctetes, teraed
-abctitioaUts, W' fiaue jrioooanu--
- . Ml awam "- 1
" .v-i-. 4.,.1
S2?Lunw w antfed-ln Con-
- - 2 thkihrW-SAharffc
TTitM 9tetJ hf d!
UtivW; iad fer tkat, lijIar.BO tthef r
"- . -x " . , , mi t. ,
of slkverT.aBiBdrviduab, a the CoasUtu
tion now is,,thev"lwTe certainly gaiBcd-vanr
cortslderahly in political pbwei; and eagtU
aa prekribed In U ,CoBtutwb, of; the
IsftK ba 2,370,319," jeri cl ded,
and two-httss, eeins i-i-i V-.
ed from the account in MOCtUiniBK
whole number of representative poPuf3
d IwcnfAs, feeinsl, were cxciuu-
wnoienumoer vi icuikbii.- I
portm nen ,
wouta naveoeeu Baujuu;, -
that fevenr, instead of excluding two-fifths,
1.580,212 former slaves, now freedmcn, tho
enti free population of all classes,. colors,
. fnrlitmn Mcerjt lHQians not laiiAi,
7;Fha;el:'incWed. Tha Constitu-
IKrflfnfan according to their rcspectito
ing to tne wnoie m ?
.Td cxcludink Indians . not taxed,
VlIiainiT WUSC uyuuu w cv.. .
. Slavery hav-
clanse is void
JTiTr offit fnrthern are no BncH other
i 4Ka rule untn that provision shall Have
. 'beenlamended aa provided in.tlie instrument
itself. Had slavery been atjousiicu wioro
Uie last apportionment; the whole number
Of frte persons, within the fctetca woum nave
beehj ascertained as follows t j
Free (white persons
This number, divided by two hundred ana
rvLnn flu. nnmlx-rof members composinij-1
rT ... - v.
dft&mi Wy-n iOelnd Md
tion Jmdet too f J86i-lf1,"t
basis' and..with that ratio the Southern States,
v;.ti.i wnn hi Imve been en-
nuca nwiti; v-., , I
titled to twelve Representatives more inan
.ntttll -to and were assiRncd to
thcri upon the census returns of 1860, under
. ' , . . -f 1CS1I ..n.lAf
the provisions ot tue consilium)" ut
ri, i r TionTocrnfiiirveii amons tho
States. This would have been theinevitablo
result and effect of the abolition of siavery
had it been effected before tho.eighth census,
had been taken and Representatives 1 appor
tioned in pursuance idf it as prescribed by
i.- nditnimn Ko mcrenuitv or cuiming
couli have prevented it. And it is 000 of
the, results growing out of tlicmendment of
tlio constitution of the United States abolish-
vn,;inthn nliolitlon mind was ocennied by
theiSiBgleideaiOf the extinction of ; slavery,
this result was not anticipated 01 fullv real-
ized, as following, the consnmmahoa. 01 their
cherished one idea.
But, now that the deed ha been ddne tho
thini- accomplished the err against slavery
id a dead issue, and the fanatics have time
for a littlo reflection and coriSideraMon of
tha (resulting political advantages .to. the
I tt. Mlt;w, nn itiral adVantaeCS W tile
f and LblV
. .Jwit-riwiainr means to cqnaieratniuu
.. nKnnh rtiwiainrr means 10 hjiiuh:i(.hiu
Some of the leaders oi ""r
party oppose the admission .Of Kepresjmta-
.lives, from the btatea lately in ,.3
slaves, now freedmen within their respecUvo
i,im ihn rltrht t.f suffraire.
07nfamong tHenT the ? SJ,
iuuu)i nuiui - -; ,f
nortionnient of ReprescntaUves amontT.e
States. It is all wrong and never was right
"in truta, mis wuoio v v. . v-.,r--
?nd propet Plan would be to base i
JSbfriter. SU asVas beefr
ecnuy prov '-fr.- lnne are
thus oe done to au o"uu?i
entitled to representation.
None, but yotcrs, are represented m
tho popular branch df Congress. Th6
1 .:t,i ; thft Constitution.
ftnnTMl n I 1 1' 1 1' 1 11. i iv, .
apportionment of Representatives .amongtne
Til . w-.-j . -
wveral States The. Representatives aro as
1 c.t. Tl, Rpnrnsentatives aro as-
aigned or apportioned: to tho , State The vo-
signed or apportioned to the state, ine vo
.JL r i. ivinaiilnte the poliucal pow
er of the State. The .ConsUtulion ot the
United States provides that Representatives,
in Congress shall be chosen cytry second
' t..i..'.nin!a nf the several States, anu
tha electors in each State shall Have tho
qualifications requblte, for elctttra ofthtf
most numerous branch of the Sta qLcgv la-
tore. Each State ; determines for itself inde-
pendent of all other States and persons, the
qualifications of its own voters. Todcpnyc
them of this right in any manner whatef r,
would bo virtoally to annihilate all State
government and concentrate all power, mthc
central government. -nr,..r,Kt!rP
rri.- .nnnrt nnmpnt nf RCOrCSCntallVCa
aporacttuld probabjy U right
ft,. Ktnt Itntwomd bo worse
' crlbethe nnalification of their respective
4,5 wwld Perhaps bo the most unequa
and unfair rule thafcould be derlwl rand
migbtcall Into requisition" theharp prac-
' s , ...un-n." aswell as thocun-
?, y. to provide mea.ns for
... , . , n m.pr ill lii i
1 tnn aucrmeniaiiuu u.
i.. ....Titi nn oi ine rower oi wtu
auffraee an increase of voters, inreare
auuragc-7". ".jli", ,: A 11
;ct are con-
t strdne minded
women, aaothcr might make voter of color
ed men, and another might-confer the. right
to vote upon all who are subject to do mili
tia duty and finally more or less of the
k,, T-robablv in a short time, all the
Skies woaW aaake the.rigkt of luiflnge wai
mmiI to he exercised by every one, without
.daaditkB ad rardIw:of ge, ?x or color.
Tln'oM sore HHreasiwibte ,aad improbable
Tiave'Wi dose by rti in their iwan.6
.1 1 fiv IVItfpr.
TkA KliOBrhM hm W
... Rlavorv has beas
all are bow tree .iMreagnouk.nw,
-. ... 1 . . 1 T.M.l ,t,ll
Weftitb of the great, Uawn anu an u
P??.. ., ... . 1..?.:. m,irl.
1 a e eou tuu m v j pwi u , . r-
I . .
i ui tvp(mw-vuu. bi rio a-j -
I ) east ape-rtion of "th e, wio
Amcc whh wmca "Tc, .
ni , trraek the lWoof State
:'V 1aiaTi will be lo Jia4a,. with
. . . 1 A7
WyheW i ohlf coolWd they
wiU bwl-pw row upon, uovem-
- . . - . . ..ui -
.I., . rr n.Mnm n . i 11 .11. ...... .
- mgc iay 'te'the niiw
mA Mm toinfifm' t.r.f
, .t3- rt - '
4KTriS; farina mesw whlck -Mfeisto
nix fW.stion of" withhold tfce
trictJ where their
authority haa bwn inter J
- AVashington, January 4, i19Wp
Star The annexed Senate resolwtwef-pws-cd
December 21, 1865, kwihffbetrfcCTl
to m by ydu for reyort, I have the MMtw'"
j- . ' " '
Fifct That Jeff Davis was- .captareA fj?
the United States troop4 in S
Georgia, on or about the 20th kr Mr , .
1865, and, by order of thirDcpartoest. haa
beeniand now i?, confined in l-ortre Mca
xoe, to abide euck action as ny ter?
bv the proper1 authorities of tfee: UarteAfi
States Government. . ' v ;
Second That' he-has not been arausMd;
HponJ any IndiettaeM or foml efawge tf
crime, but he hsa btm indifo!e
crime of high treason by a Grand Jryr.rf.ir
the District of Columbia, which, 4it .
is now peBding in the supreme UHiftoi sua
TMatrict. Me is also cnarEeu wa "
Third Alio frestuent aeema iuiuit.
Jeffergoa DavU honld Hrst be pat wpon
Ws trfal bcfor0 a competent court aad jury
for of treason. Ha waadvised.
, , re. f i, tmvprnment mat me
" 5 trial wwtftto
since the apprehe
"a who declines for
initcjeriod to hoia ujcounuw
H uvv w j ,
ti mittnranW.rn fttted. so tar as x am
informed, aro the reasons for holding DaTlr
in confinement, why he lias not Seen Drougni
to trial, etc. . , ,.,
Fourth. Besides JeK Davis, the follow
ing persons, who aided as officers of the
rebel government, arc imprisoned. G. C
Clav. at. Fortress Honroe, charged, among
other things, with treason and with com
plicity in tho murder of Mr. Lincoln, and
organizing a band of pirates, riJbbeia.aad.
murdercTs in Canada to burn the aWaiaa
the commerce ana coast -oi wyat.
& th Briti!!h frontier. D. Li. Yuke
atrort rulaski, charged with treaaoa. while
holiHntr a seat in the Senate of the UaUd
States, and with plotting the captere ot tons,
and arsenals of tho United States, and. with
inciting war against the Government. Sll.
Mallory, at Fort Lafayette, treason, and or
..Jitinn nn font r.irnticttl eXDeoi-
(TTiniziniF uiiuvciktui v -
- adnst" -fond States commerce and
. ,i. i,rt,
Ooveramen wJl0 werc arreted and impris-
one.L have bn released on parole to Aide
by the action of the Government, in refcr-
' tfa . prospcution and Thar for al-
lecreu Olienscs on ui ---
,, Amontr these are : u.
niwtv nn d nnnlnn. Amonir these are !
A. Trcnholm, Secretary of the Trcfcrary,
John A. Campbell, Assistant Secretary of
War, James A. Seldon, Secretary ; of, fir,
Johnll. Regan, Postmaster Gen-, K. M.S.
Hunter, Senator, Alexander U. Stcpnecs,
Vice, Presiacnti and sundry5 persoss'of
less note! ' ,r
Secretary of War.
Attorney General's Office,
January 4th, 1866.
2Tj the PrtziJentSiR : Lhavfcthohoaotto
acknowledge the receipt fiira you of a copy
.f- r thn Soni.te of the. United
c,.,.. -e oio nf Dm ember. 1865. In
rcaoiut;on tho Senate rcspecttolly re-
ufst(Kj w informed Upon wha-chargW;
d KiSQta Jefferson Davut ia still held in
confinement and why ho has not been put
hTa trial Wien tl,0 -srar was at ita
K . Tpfrpnion Davis, the commandcr-lai
cWef n th0 anirjr of the insurgents,, was
ier with other prominent rebels,
"hv the military forces of tho United States.
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It w the duYv of the military so to take
ti,w lmn hen. tuereiorc. aimiwu
irj,,:iu;M hivo ceased, a stato of war. Bill
ixUU ovcc t, territory of the beino
Until peace shall come in fact and law they
k Uwfi'llv held as prisoners of war.
I have ever thought that trial for high tr?
son cannot bo liaiiefore-ajniUtaiy tabunal.
The civil courU have alpnc, Jurisdiction of
TVemicstion then arises, whereand when
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tlie Constitution, mentioned in. the resolu
tion of tho Senate, it is plainly written that
! ItA ho!! in
1 held in Uioeiaio anu uiamsw
uiush . ,
where the crime shall have been commiiw.
abi entertain the opinion that the Com-
mander-ln-Chiefof the rebel amy a-houia
bo regarded M consUtutioually . MM"
"vitU afi the insurgents who Vntt0
I and mada raids upoaihcthern
and SonUicrrvbprdenoCUialoyajltot. .
This doctrine of constructive prew
carried ouHo illogical consequcaees, fWould
make aU who have been connected with the
rebel armies, uaoie, u? tnai ju "
Dbtrict into which any portion of those ar-
l.M,t vrlfliln Till' HIluHLOIt UlliSnwitt
mm 11 ttift Biisntest lnvaoww. A"r
ftf .thecerrechwsof. tht
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.K cSnditionallty, 1 have
tlibught it not proper to uuvisu, juu w v----criminal
proceedings to bo instituted okwkV
Jefferson DavU or any other insargwi ia
Suites or Districts in which they were not
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;ncnl nU3 wero personally
P' JJ M 1
WjTn nc3riy all, of thB
JKKlc, upon the swrwde?
ffX"1 While I think that
Jjg ulUmate protection ibr
Kgh treason, Aarethdoght
gtTwSrfd be aylolation df the paroiw to
prosecute tiioso iiersons forimc befere the.
l .T . . c .1 n...nmutliuiim.
flgfifil toM&lZ TwprW
I tiaiiucu , , T ,u., r
J t JolIOWH iroBt wiiaw """" , " ' -
the opinion that Jcucrson fsT, w
of the inrurgents, ought to be frid W
y;"T.V.nowheld in wilitorf'
- "f war- wh6 6t
t convicted focoiW
KStoeUinof war, should be tewsferred
against tne laws .,t,nrf nf ti
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t- '"..( i. :-.:t.,J ).-Mtri.
.,m,T.- ,i most conspicuous in con-
ductmz tho late hostilities.
Though active hostiliticd have not for tome
time exuieu " "-, , .
the insurgents, peaceful re!iowi.w
iho t.nvprnmentanu uie pcuujk -
arid diMricU lately in rcbeUion hvn HOtyK;
been fully restored. None of the JuKof
th Supreme Court have held Ciraarf Cows?
, in tliose State! atul UtricU staca aetHul Jr
i-.r. v i n.wi th Coerto are apsnw.
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linnet iwmi, ,,. t- , ..iA,r
and all the laws of ConPr
V, . -fato
I ,,!n t
"".'Tj ita a dlrtftil calam
I - . .1 . T L..M.ml 4 1, ,
fcv if many whoa the sword has sgwed the
raw .h3.pare also : Tmt Tfefci it
tlVe, in performing his constitatkmM tty
tntur tSiner twrsOfli befefS ttMl MC Of
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justice W wec for fee
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JAMES SI'EED, Attfy Qm.
. f t, 1nrTaia S4e Tr-
a nd Uiat of twen WjSs?
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