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VOL. VI. No. 58.
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8W.LLlMiH, 'ihm medicine tncreaiee the power of
tlgrntlon. and exoltoe the abioibenis Into benlthy
action, by which the matter of calcareoan aepoxMom
nl all nnnturl enlarxemnoM are winced, a wall as
paioana hitlanimation, and is good fur men, women,
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Indapofiiion to hertion, Ioen ol Power,
Janof Aen.ory, Difficulty 01 Wreathing,;
Wok Serves, Tremblji(r.
Honcrof Dieae, Wakolfflneflri,
Innensol Vision, , Vaiu in the Back,
notHands. Flashing 01 ihe Body,
Srvnees of the Skin, Eruptions of the Face,
rtiWersalLansltude. Pallid Countenance.
These syn.ptoms, If allowed to go on (which this Medi
cine invariably removi) soon follow
rn one of which tho pittlcut may expire. Who can say
iliey are not frequently loliowecl by those ' dlreiul abs
entee," in9AKiTy asD CONSUMPTION?
Want are aware or the cause of their suffering, but
one will conless. The records of the Insane asylums
and Ihe melancholy deaths hv consumption bear ample
witness to the truth ol the extortion.
lha Constitution, onoe afldcted by organic weakness,
MMimres ihe aid of meoiclne to strenKlhen and Invlgo
Mte tne system, whhh HfcLM ..OLD' hXrKACTOF
BIJ CIlO Invariably does. A trial will convince tho most
skeptical. EKIEFEFICKKF.
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etueul to the sex ot In the dnclino or change 01 ll;e
tlT te symptoms above. -No family should be with-
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nnnijuuint andduiiKerous diseases
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little or no change of dlet.nj Inconvenience, anil SO
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rrom whatever cause originating, and no mutter how
long standing. Diseases ot tncee organs require me am
a.Jore'l?; .o irVTl lot nnnuTini this nRF!4T
I)" I'BE'i HJ, and it is certain to have the desired etlect
Id all diseases icr wmcu it u iiui.
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st'tntSonil diseases arising from an Impure siate of the
Bleed and the onlv re.lal.ie and effectual known reiaedy
tor the cure ol Scrofula, rcaid Head. Salt Knoum, Pains
lid ftwelllcgsot the Bones. Clceratlons 01 the Throat
Md LTge Xtches. Pimples on the Face, Tetter, Ery-
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Bynip of HawaparUla, or the decoction as usually made.
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TRA Hi BtJCB.1) aud BARSaPaRILLA, In such dis
eases as reeommende.1. Evidence of the most ro-p onai
bTe ad reliable character will aceompauv theinealclnes.
A l.o exDllcit directions lor use, with hundreds uf thou
wi oiClng witnesses, and upwards ef M.CHM) nnsoll
oit5 certillcites and recommendaiory letters, muny of
which are irom the highest souices, Incluillug eminent
Thyalclans Cler.ymeiT, HUtasmen etc. The Proprietor
has never retorted to their publication in the news
papers ; he floes not do this irom the fact that his articles
iank asBtandad Preparations, and do not need to be
oreDBed up by certificates. , ,
P TbrHelence of Medtcme. likerhe Doric oolumn.itands
Himolo, pure, majestic having Fact for Its basis, Induc
tloB I for its i.Ular, an,l Truth aloni tor its Capital.
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My Extract Sarsapanlia Is a Bl.od Purincrj my Ex
tiact Buchu la a Diuretic, aud will act as Bucu In all
"Soth are prepared on purelv sclentlflo prlnclples
in eocuo-and ate ihe most Hctlve of e flier that can he
nitde. A ready and conclusive test will he a compari
ton ol their properties with thote set forth lu the follow
iuir works
8c Dispensatory of the United States,
hee Fruiesoi Dewelh' valuable works on the Practice
"Vee remarks made bv the celebrated Dr. Phwic. rhl-
lttMePremarks made by Dr. Ephbaim McDowell, a
rvivbraied Physlclun aud Member ot the Koyal College
.l Burgeons, Ire and, and published In the Transactions
mh Kinu and uueen's Juuruol.
gVe Medlco:hlruruical lUview, published by Benj
nnTiiilvFRS, Fellow ol 'he Rovul College of Surgeons.
Hee most of late stanJard works on Medicine.
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AaureBS letters for Information, tn confidence, t o aBI
II. T HELM BOLD, Cbemiht.
So. 604 BROADWAY, New Yorkt
We. 104 South TENTH Htraet Pbllaoelpbla
ewara Coofitertelta. AA tn WoUubold'll Takt
YflL TV!
In War and Peace for Union
and Liberty.
Help Is To Hold Our Old
Let Congress be True to Them,
The New "Reign of Terror."
Tlio Ited Hca Crossed.
Grand Reception of the
Southern Unionists.
Biographical Sketches of the
How the Loyal Southerners Want
the States Restored.
Hsmilton and Sherwood, of Texas Durant and
Hahn, of Louisiana Saffold and Bingham, of
Alabama Goodloe and Jones, of North Caro
linaUnderwood and Botta, of Virginia
Bcrewan and Willey, of West Virginia
Creswell and Thomas, of Maryland
Fowler and Stokes, of Tennessee
Fletcher and Henderson, of
Missouri, Etc. Etc. Eto.
The call of the National Union Club of Wash
ington, in pursuance of which the Randall-
Doolittle-Raymond Convention assembled in
this city on the Uth of August, was issued on
the 25th of June. It was no sooner published
to the world than a movement in opposition
W43 started. The men who had carried the
principles of patriotism aud devotion to the
nutioual flag to a point that is without a parallel
in the history of the world, were unwilling that
the sentiment of Southern loyalty should find
expression solely in the utterances of such men
as Governor Orr, of South Carolina; Alexander
H. Stephens, the Vice-President of the defunct
Confederacy; and William H. C. King, the
NortheruJ renegade who edits tho New Orleans
Timet. That Hamilton and Paschal of Texas,
Durant and Hahn of Louisiana, and Fowler
and Stokes ot Tennessee, should demur on such
an occasion was perfectly natural.
To afford the opportunity for a full and free
expression of their opinions on the state of the
country, and the wants of the loyal men ot the
South, it was determined at once to hold a Con
vention, to be composed of representatives from
suck of the Southern States 89 could boast of a
loyal white constituency who were not afraid
to avow their sentiments openly, both at borne
and abroad.
The t all for the Conveutlou
was prepared by Lorenzo Sherwood of Texas,
and was issued "from Washington, D. C, on the
Fourth of July. It reads as follows:
"To TBa Loyal Unionists of thb South:
"The great Issue la upon us I Tbe majority in
Coneress. and it suDDorters. firmly declare that
'the rigbta tl the citizen euuineritga ia Uti
constitution, and establihcd by the supreme
law, most be maintained Inviolate'
"Eebels and Rebel sympathizers annertthat
'toe rlpht of the citizens must be left to the
States alone, and tinder such regulations as the
respective States choone voluntarily to prescribe.'
"We have seen this doctrine 01 State sove
ielptitv carried out In Its practical results until
all authority tn Concress whs denied, the Union
temporarily destroyed, the constitutional rights
( I the citizens ot the South nearly annihilated,
and the land desolnted by civil war. -
"The time has oome when the restructure of
.Southern Slate Uovernment must be laid on
constitutional principles, or the despotism,
grown up unier an atrocious leadership, be
permitted to remaiu. We know ot no other
plan than that Congress, under its constitu
tional powers, shall now exercise its authority
to establish the principle whereby protection
made co-extensive witn citizenship.
"We maintain that no State, either by its or
ganic law or legislation, can make transgres
sion on the rights ot the citizen legitimate. We
demand and BBk you to concur in demanding
protection to every citizen of the great republic
on the babis of equality before the law; ana
I tilth or, that no State Government should be
recognized a legitimate under the Constitution
in so tar as it does not by its organic law make
Impartial ptotection full and complete.
"Lmier the doctrine of "Slate sovereignty,'
with Rebels in the foreground, controlling
Southern Legislatures, and 'embittered by dis
appointment in their fcbemes to destroy the
Union, there will be no safety lor the loyal ele
ment of the Soutn. Our reliance for protection
is now on Congress, and the great Union party
1 bat has stood aud is standing by our nation
ality, by the constitutional rights of the citizen,
and by the beneficent principles ot tho Govern
mcrt. "For the purpose of bringing the loyal Union
ists of Ihe Mouth Into conjunctive action with
tho true fricnus of rcpul-licau government in
the North, we invite vou to send delegates In
pood numbers Irom all the Southern States, in
cluding Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia,
Maryland, snd Delaware, to meet at Indepen
dence Hall, in the city of l'hiladelphia, on the
first Monday of September next. It is proposed
thai we should meet at that time to recommend
measures tor the establishment of such govern
ment in tbe South as accords with aud protects
ihe rights ol all citizens. We trust this call will
be responded to by numerous dclegationa of
such as represent the true loyalty of the South.
That kind of government which gives f ull pro
tection to all nehts of the citizen, such as our
fatheis intended, we claim as our birthright.
Either the' loveis of constitutional liberty must
rule toe nation, or Rebels ami their sympathizers
be peimitted to misrule it. Shall loyalty or dis
lovalty have the keeping of the destinies of the
nation ? Let the responses to this call, which is
now in circulation tor signatures, and is bring
nuuierously signed, answer."
The SlKiiera.
When the call was first issued, the following
names were appended:
A. J. Hamilton,
lieorpe W. I'aschal,
Lorenzo feherwood,
V. 1'. fcabiD.
George Keese,
1). it. iiiii chain,
M. J. f-Bflold,
J. U. Lareombe,
U. W Ahhburu,
Henry G. Cole,
J. W. McClurg,
Jotin R Kelso,
J. V. Benjamin,
W. B. Siokes,
Joseph 6. Fowler,
James Uettv.
! John B. Troth,
J. 11. atewart,
William JS. Berkley,
! Allen C. Harmon,
Lewis AloKenzie,
I J. W. Uunnleutt,
IJohn C. Underwood,.
iBuinaam Wardwell,
Alexander M. Davis.
Byron Laftin,
. Daniel R. Uoodloe
George W. Anderson.
Notice was also given, at the end ot the call,
that gentlemen at a dUtance could have their
names attached to it by forwarding a written
request to D. II. Bingham, Esq., one of the
signers from Alabama, at Washington, D. C. In
pursuance of this invitation the following addi
tional signatures, among many others of less
prominence, have since then been forwarded to
Washington, aud annexed to the call:
i onisiAtiA.
Michael Eabn,
Henrv C. Dibble,
A. F. Dostie,
W. P. Judd,
J. Hawains,
Enpene tstaes,
1 nomas W. Conway,
James Giauam,
K. King Cutler,
Guy Duplantier,
a. tr .Mem,
Rulus V spies,
Judge . Heutand,
N. W. Daniels.
R. C. Ricbarason.
A. B. Cooper.
Joan lours,
T. SlcKtnley.
Nat. B. Owens,
R. T. Van Horn,
I'ncnias C. Fletcher,
Cbarks E Moss,
A. L. cannon.
C. V. Hollyfiold,
.Alexander itauenmaa.
Samuel BauKbmaa,
Jacob Buzard,
H. Grisham,
Jonn l'laut,
I William Pope,
A. P. McIvbb,
John A. Yanoey,
It. H. Harrix,
Philip lubool,
James Taliaferro,
- Elijah Reinhard.
Owen T. Holme,
J. C. Dean,
! J. H. Bristor,
J. a, Kauikucr,
I Samuel B. Waitou.
C L. Robinson,
John W. Price.
KUas Harrall.
ti. P. Hurbin,
W. M. Wnglit,
a.. G. Vininir,
Charles Knorr,
G W. Orr,
Junius L Duuaiiv,
L. P. budgrr,
Ambrose opeucer.
P, L. Hampton.
i William II. Smith.
John orisbam,
John H. titokfly
James U. xorke,
Peter Brown,
U. D. Bansfield,
J. kl. Frencb,
Jacob Baughman,
John Minor Botts,
franklin biennis,
W. J. Cowing,
John F. Lewis,
John B. Browu,
W. R. Hillyer,
l'hilip Fiazer,
teaac Murphr,
J. W. Babe,
J. E. Bryant,
Fred. Bender,
A. B. Murray,
M. G. Dobbins,
Turner Floyd,
Isaac McLane,
Daniel Icicle,
B. HsrtmuDii,
John r. compton,
Jcsee Troiter,
1 nomas Haughey,
AiLi-n Griffin, !
R. C Boy ley, Alexander II. Joue
T. Henley.
John 11. Avghey,
J. M Jones,
Charles Sanders,
riiouins Bridges,
W. bprodlin,
Joseph N. Field.
J. T. Goine,
John R. Cbaudlcr.
I J. A. Aslmry,
Williuin I'louriUtf.
D. Miller,
Robert bimpsou,
James Moadutus,
K Arlenboiounh,
W. Porter,
haniuel Phelps,
G. Williams,
William Boker,
A P. Wnev, ,
William Prisrich,
D. E. E Braniau,
Stephen V. Atteuburg,
Georjie W. Darrett,
wiiiiara israudue,
S. T. Blidsoo,
Samuel Phillius,
James Soydull.
John Cbapuian,
William rUrtly,
A. Dowdy,
Benjamia Burr,
D. Nanoe,
D. Bloodrood,
iVUliam Fonlin.
The Select lou of Delegates.
For the purpose ot exciting the loyal South
erners to their utmost exertions in the selection
of delegates to the Convention, a committee was
appointed, consisting of Governor A. J. Hamil
ton, of Texas; M. J. Saffold, of Alabama; and
Colonel William B. Stokes, of Tennessee. Mr.
Satlold nrenared th following circular, which
was published over tbe signatures of tbe com
mittee, on the 10th of July, and circulated ex
tensively throughout tne south:
An Eihortatlou to Southern Unionists.
"Ibe USucrsigDCd. bays been appelated, bv the
signers of the accompanying call, ft committee,
to address you In their behalf, and urge yon to
prompt and enei?etlc efforts in tbe appointment
of delegates, irom your State and section, to
meet delegates from the other Southern States,
in Philadelphia, on the first Monday in Septem
ber next. By tne strong ties of common suffer-'
ings tn the pant, and the Uanneis present and
future which surround us, we appeal toyoo,
once more, to come to the rescue in a moment
of imminent danger to yourselves and our conn
try. We had all boped that, when treason was
beaten in the field, and her armed traitors cap
tive to ihe Government which they had wir kcdly
Fought to detrov. we of the South who, through
four long ypars of untold sutfertntrs and horrors,
adhered to her fortunes and ber banner amidst
all the changes and vicissitudes ol war, would
at leaft receive protection to all the constitu
tional rights of American citizens. We relied
contideutlv on the sense ofjustlce and gratitude
ol I he loyal citizens of the United States, through
their Senators and Representatives in Congress,
to guard, in the most eflectusi manner, our
future pence and security against the malevo
lence, vindictiveness, hate, and disloyalty of tho
late Rebels. This confidence we telieve ha9
not been m if placed. We relied, too, as we had
a right to rely, on the earnest and efficient co
opciatlon ot the Executive of the Nation, placed
in power by the great Union party ot the coun
try because of his supposed devotion to the
Government, and his aohorrenco of treason,
and hi? desire to see 'intelligent, conscious Ira iters'
punii-hed and made disreputable. Weconrldently
expected bis hearty co-operation with the politi
cal department of the Government in providing
such Government, in the States lately in re
bellion as would protect the country Irom con
spirators, in olliciul positions, azainst its peace;
and secure to loynl citizens life,liberty, and pro
perty, together with tbe inestimable privilege of
impressing upon the minds of others his consci
eiitous convictions of truth, by speech, or
through thcmcdium of the press. We also had
reason to hope that the freedman, as well as the
loyal white man, in the South, would find ample
piotection for all his rights as an American
citizen, by actual military force if necesssary,
until equal laws and corrected public sentimont
would place them on a firm and enduring
basis. In these hopen, predicated on
the oft-repeaied declarations of the
President, we have been grievously disappointed
cruelly deceived. We have neither eeen trea
son made odious nor traitors disreputable by
any act ol the Executive ol the Na'ion. We
have teen traitors leadir.e, intelligent, con
scious traitors bearing away from tbe national
capital with exultation, in tho same pocket, in
demnity lor tbe past and endorseincut aud
security for the future, in the form of special
pnrdons and appointments to Federal office;
while lending intelligent Unionists were made
conscious that fidelity to the Government was
not the passport to Executive favor; but, on the
contrary, servile subserviency to the President
and bis policy,' as against the deliberate and
matured judgment of the loyal people of the
United States, and the constitutional power of
tbe Senators and Representatives in Congress,
was the only condition required of applicants
tor favor, whose claims, thus sustained, were,
in no instance, impaired by treasonable autece
"We have seen our Slates that remained in re
bellion to the rlese of the war, without an ex
ception, remitted to the control of a Rebel
magistracy, elected by Rebels to the exclusion
of the Iriends ef the Union. With one voice we
can testily to the encouragement given to trai
tors aLd treasonable sentiments in the South in
the pai-t twelve months; and tbe deep gloom
and despondency which have settled upon the
minds and hearts of the loyal people in those
"When tbe effects of the President's policy was
fin-t felt to be pernicious and ruinous, we were
justified certainly excusable in believing that
it was but an error in judgment which would be
corrected by him with promptitude m soon as
discovered. We had well hoped that he would
hold to a just accountability those who, we
believed, had so grossly abused bia clemency
and apparent magnanimity. They have doubt
less understood him far better than we. Tbe
entire course of the Rebels seems to meet his
unqualified assent and approbation. The elec
tion of an unpardoned Rebel to the Chief Magis
tracy ot a Rebel State, who, in his trst message
to the Legislature, denounced the war on tbe
part of the" United fltates against the Rebellion
as the most unholy and disgraceful in character
ever practised by a Christian nation, had the
effect ot procuring his speedy pardon. The
entire control by late Bebeia, and present con
spiiators against the peace ot tbe country, of
eleven States; men who cherir-h the most deadly
hatred of all lovers of the Government, and are
threatening them wtih violence, as in the begin
ning of the Rebellion: who denounce the loyal
people of the loval States, and heap invectives
on their loyal Senators and Representatives in
Conuress, who, tbey pray, may be torcioly
ejected by the bayonet from the halls ot the
National Capitol, aud tne Government adminis
tered by the will of the President; these, and.
such as these, together with their Northern
sympathizers, are esteemed tit associates nud
counsellors of tbe Chief Magistrate of the nation,
and constitute the niateiiul out of which a new
party the Johnson party is to be tormed to
guide the country turough ite present perils, and
mould its future destiny.
"The leaders of this movement are well under
stood by the loval country. The Preoiaent aud
his frieuds, well kuowing that he has forfeited
the confidence of the great Union party, which
elected him, have madly determined to organize
a new party ot this 'speckled progeny of many
conjunctions.' The effect has been to consoli
date and crystallize the Union party. It stands
to-uay more compact, powerful, and confident
than at any period of its existence. Its triumph
in the approaching fall elections !s not only cer
tain, but will be overwhelming. What is the
duly of the Unconditional Union men .of thj
South, and what is to be their position r Our
duty is to act with tne lrleuds ot the Govern
ment, wno are our Iriends, and our only friends.
We must take position with the loyal people and
Congress ot tbe nation, against tne macbiua
tious of tbe new coalitiou of Rebels and their
Northern sympathizers.
. "We can nave no affiliation w ith those who de
ride and hate us because of our love of toe Union
now and In the past, und who there is abun
dant reason to believe are at this moment
again conspiring to overthrow tbe Government.
"If tbose who are to constitute this new party
should attain power and possess themselves of
the control ot the Government, what considera
tion my we expect at their hands, what mercy
can we nope? They have proved faithless to
every pledge and obligation, however sacred,
both before and since tne Rebellion. The most
solemn oaihs are used by them as a mere clouk
for treachery; and magnanimity and mercy on
tho part of an outraged Government aud its
Iriends are impudently and insultingly derided
the moment they are relieved from dread of
punishment. No history furnishes an example
ot such incorrigible guilt and ehamelcss men
dacity.' "To ihe Union party, and to that alone we look
foi relief Irom our present unhappy condition,
aud lor permanent security in the future. The
party is powerful enough tor success without
our aid. but it is none the less our duty to sig
nalize our devotion to the principles ot repub
lican libercy, which that party is so nobly bus
taming, by active affirmative co-operation on
our part. Moreover, if we wish the support,
the countenance and protecting care ot the
Union party, to shield us from the dangers
which now threaten us, we must not be afraid
to make known lo them our condition and dire
necessities. It is scarcely too much to say that
the Southern Unionists, though too weak for
self prouction. hold lu their hands the key to
the solution of the question of the reorganiza
tion of civil State GoTernnients in the South.
We kjiow it has been. sui4 lUlU we JwYe bee)
Ignored by all partios In and ont of Congress
that we are being ground to death between tho
upper and nether mill-stones. Let It bo remem
bered that, as a party tn tho South, we have
made no effort to make known our wants, our
condition, our hopes, or sufferings.
"we no asure you tnat ic is tne wisn, tne
ardent desire and intention of Congress to give
us protection and security, when fully advised
of our needs.
"Let us then perform our duty to ourselves and
our country, by meeting together lor consulta
tion upon our present condition and futurn in
terests, and present to the country the united
voice of the down-trodden Unionists of tne
South; presenting a fearless and truthful stato
n ent ol tacts whicQ shall command the atten
tion, and challenge the confidence and sympa
thy, of every lrlend of the Government, and of
human liberty , throughout the land.
"It may be that fear ot tho same despotism
over the minds and consciences of men that
existed in the beginning of the Rebellion, and
reirned supreme in the South during its con-tin-iance,
will again assert its power, and con
demn to extreme punishment those who may
dare fo reupond to our call. We have but to
eay that, whatever danger threatens, and what
ever sacrifices are involved, we must aid in
breaking the shackles that bind us,
"It the enemies of free government do not yet
understand that the rights of American citizen
ship aie to be paramount and supreme over tbe
hellish spirit born of Mavery, and nurtured b?
bigotry, ignorance, and prejudice, tncy will
leatn it in the throes and struggles of the next
civil commotion which they and thir abettors
"One other step, and they will have placed
th mselves forever without the pale of forgive
ness. Ibejiat has tone forth. The people of
the United States have resolved that this shall
be a Government of freedom aud equal rights
for all; and wo to those who shall hereafter re
sist this solemn Judgment. He who is guilty of
a secoud Rebellion to this Government will ap
peal in vain for pardon. Let us act boldly as
becomes Iree men; and if we should thereby
incur dander, the country will understand and
appreciate tbe shameless nypocrisy of those who
prate of their loyally and right to readmission
into the Union in one breath, and in the next
excite a brutalized mob to violence upon a citi
zen tor exercising the constitutional right of
meeting nis lellow-citlzens to petition the politi
cal power of the nation for a redresn of grie
vance. Let us do our duty and trust lo God and
our loyal countrymen lor vindication and pro
tection. "We urge you to lose no time in making your
nomination?, by public meetings or otherwise,
us mav be most convenient to you. You cnu
scarcely conceive the importance which gentle
men irom every part of the country attach to
ibis proposed meeting or soutnern Untonists.
We venture to say tbat we have in a great mea
sure our destiny in our own hands. "It is ear
nestly hoped that we will wisely use the power
we possess."
The Reception.
The selection of Philadelphia for the place of
meeting of the Wigwam Convention was a
severe blow to New York city. Metropolitan
dignity was severely hurt thereby, a fact which
metropolitan journals and politicians did nt
attempt or pretend to conceal. Now that we
are to be again honored by the presence in our
midst of representative men from every sectiou
of the country, it is probable that metropolitan
grief will be too deep lor utterance. It is tbe
fact, nevertheless, that Philadelphia is to be
thus honored the second time, and her citizens,
and those of the State at large, have been on the
alert to justify this distinction. Both the Uuion
State Central Committee and the Union League
have held special meetings with this object in
view, and adopted addresses of greeting to the
members of the coming Convention. The first
of these.
The directing of t he Union State Central
Committee ol Pennsylvania,
is in the following language:
"Philadelphia, August 16, 1866. The Union
State Central Committee of Pennsylvania seud
greeting to their brave Union brothers of the
South, and extend to them a hearty welcome,
on the occasion ot their meeting in this city on
Monday, the 3d day of September next, His
tory lurnishes no parailell to the patriotism,
courage, and fidelity ot those men who, from
tbe beginning of the Rebellion to the end,
fought the good tight and kept the faith. The
question to be decided is whether lovalty is
to be proscribed and punished in the per
sons ot patriots like these, or treason re
warded aud honored in the persons of the
guilty authors and agents of the Rebellion.
Shall the loyal masses or the baffled aud de
feated traitors govern the country? 1 these
great issues all are vitally concerned, and our
Southern compatriots have instinctively turaed
towards the spot whence the Great Charter ot
American Liberty was flrit proclaimed, and
propose, . within the sacred shadows ot Inde
pendence Hall, to renew their vows of fldlilv
to tbe principles ot that immortal creed, and
to take counsel with their Union friends.
On behalf of the loyal men of the Common
wealth ot Pennsylvania, this Committee hereby
gratefully extend a cordial welcome to these
patriots and friends from the Southern
States. All who come will be received with
open arms and warm hearts. Tbe Union men
of the entire Commonweath ore cordially and
earnestly invited to come here aud honor the
occasion with their presence, and to enable all
to confer together upon the present and future
of cur imperilled country. It is also suggested
and recommended that our friends from other
States send delegations here on this important
occasion, not to sit in Convention, but to cheer
and co-operate witn these Uied champions of
liherty Irom the South.
"By order of the Committee.
"Fb. Jobdan, Chairman."
The Honorary Delegates.
In accordance with the suggestion of the Com
mittee, the Governors of.several of the Northern
States, and the Union State Central Committees
ot other States, have appointed honorary dele
gates t meet with the representatives of South
ern loyalty.
The Action of the Union League
has been even more extended than that of the
State Central Committee. A special meeting of
the League was held at their Club House or
Broad street, on the evening of the 22d of
August, when a long series of preambles aud
resolutions Was adopted. After citing the re
sults of the recent war, the provisions oi the
Constitution affecting those who were guity of
treason against the United States, and the action
of Congress in view of the necessitias of the
country in tbe present crisis, the preamble con
tinues: i ,
Whereas, A convention of loyal Unionists of
tbe South has beeu called to meet to Philadel
phia ou the first Monday in September, for the
purpose ot bringing the loyal men ct the South
ern States in conjunctive action vith the true
friends ol republican government in the North,
with the view to re-establish the States reoently
in rebellion in their just and proper relations
w ith the Federal Government, on a basis which
will Insure tbe tranquillity and integrity of the
Union, and guarantee to ail men the blessings
of a free government justly administered.
"And whereas, Tbe said Convention will re
present the laithful and loyal citizens ot tbe
South, with whom tho members, of tug Vulva i
League of Philadelphia have always been lu
sympathymen who steadfastly and fearlessly
resisted, to the utmost of their power, the efforts
ot disunionl8ts to destroy the Government, and
wnose naenty to tne union subjects them, even
now, to the most cruel nersecution from the
traitors who were engaged in tbe war against
it, ana wbojo hands are stained with the Hood
ot our own friends and kindred belt, therefore,
R "liesolved, That this League will welcome to
the city ot Philadelphia the delegates to the
Convention of Southern Loyalists, to bo bold
on the first Monday of September next, and
win co-operate witb ttiem and otber loyal citi
zens of the United States to secure a perpetual
Uniou of all the Slates on the basis Drooosed
in the amendment to the Constitution agreed
upon by Congress and submitted to the Legis
latures oi ine several states."
The resolutions following provide that on the
assembling of the Convention there shall be a
general meeting of the League, tor the purpose
of extending to the delegates a grand publf; re
ception, In which the loyal citizens of this and
other Slates are Invited to participate. The
Secretary of the League is also instructed to
issue to each of the delegates admitted to the
Convention a card of admission to the League
House. A committee of the League, to consist
of the President aud seventy-six members, is
further provided for, whoe duty it shall be to
present to tho Convention a copy of" , the resolu
tions, aud the following letter expressive of the
views of the League:
"To Ihe Loyal Unionists of the South in Conven
tion assembled:
"Fellow-Citizens: The Union League of Phila
delphia was formed in the darkest hours of the
war against Rebellion, tor the purpose- of
stiengfheuing and supporting the Government
against those who sought its destruction. Seek
ing to aid in the triumph of the broad principles
of republican nationality, it has ever been in
sympathy with all who have labored and suf
fered for that sacred cause. Foremost among,
these are the Union men ot the South, who,
during four years ot unparalleled persecution,
kepf, tne tires of patriotism burning brightly
amid the gloom ot treason and rebellion.
"Tbe League would therefore be false to' all
its principles it it did not gladly seize the
opportunity of your assembling in the city
wuere the Union was lormed, to welcome you
lu the warmest manner. Here, where the tra
ditions of our fathers teach us the love of coun
try and of equal rights, you have fittingly met
to prove to the whole land tbat mere is a
genuine Union sentiment in tbe South not that
spurious Unionism which rebels because it oan
not wield supremacy, and then returns to win
by empty lip-service the power which it had
failed to extort by force, but tbe tried Unionism
which has never swerved irom the right, though
destruction seemed to be its portion, and which
has proved its devotion to our country by faith
fulness through trials almost too great for
human endurance. To such Unionism our
warmest respect is due, and with the men who
have thus proved their patriotism we esteem it
an honor to be united in the bonds of fellowship.
"Your suffering during the war commanded
our heartiest sympathy, and we promised our
selves tbat its triumphant close would bring to
you your reward, not only in a rcleiise from per
secution, but in enabling you to curry into effect
your noble aspirations in moulding into one
glorious nationality the hitherto i arri ng sections
of our country. With you we grieve profoundly
at the unexpected policy which apparently
seeks to reward tresson and to punish fidelity;
nor ean we see aught but evil for the future in
the unholy alliance between those on the one
hand who sought to subvert the Government,
and on tho other who endeavored to crlppli that
Government in its efforts of self-preservation.
"With you, we think that the destinies of- the
republic should not bo confided to men who
have labored for Its destruction. With you, we
deprecate the measures which place loyalty,
defenceless, in the power of such men as orga
nized the New Orleans massacres. With you,
we desire to see treason niaue oaious, in order
to secure for our posterity the blessings of
peace. With you, we supported the war in the
interests ot peace: but the peace for which we
struggled was net to be a hollow truce, tn
which both parties should be recruiting strength
tor another conflict; nor was it to be an artifice
by which traitors should obtain throneh legis
lation the ends which they had failed to secure
by force.
"You have suffered, and we have striven for
a peace which should confer upon our country
unity in tact as well as in uame; and we all
recognize that this is only to be obtained by
giving unalterable constitutional sanction to
the verdict rendered on the Held of battle.
Such being our community of feeling and of
purpose, we bold you lu all honor for the sacri
fices, which you have made, and which you are
ready to continue to the end.
"We shall at all times leel our house houored
by the presence of your steadfast and incorrupti
ble patriotism, and we would especially reauest
your attendance on the day of September,
tbat a free interchange of sentiments may serve
to consolidate the bonds ot mutual sympathy
and good-will.
"May a righteous God so direct your delibera
tions as to render your assembly an efficient in
strument in restoring to our country the har
mony and unity to which it has so long been a
The Final Preliminaries.
The committee appointed by the Union League
of l'hiladelphia for tbe purpose of receiving the
loyal Unionists of the South on the occasion of
their Convention, to be held on Monday next,
have adopted the following order of proceed
ings: I. The delegates appointed by and acting for
the loyal Unionists ot the South, are Invited to
assemble at Independence Square, on Monday
morning at 10 o'clock, where they will be met
by the delegates from all other States, by the
Philadelphia "Boys In Blue" and their comrades
in arms ilom other cities and States, and by
such organizations as may desire to participate.
The Southern delegates will then proceed, es
corted by these delegations and public bodies,
to the Union League House, in Broad street,
where they will be formally welcomed by the
Hon. Charles Gibbons, Chairman of the Com
mittee on Receptiou.
II. After the address ot welcome and the re
sponse, the Southern delegates will proceed with
the escort above mentioned to National Hall,
Market street, below Thirteenth, which haa
been especially provided and fitted up by the
Union League lor their accommodation during,
tbe tessious ol their Convention.
III. Union mass meetings will be held every
evening in front of the League House, on Broad
street, aud at the National Hall, on Market
stieet. '
Tho Committee of Escort, appointed by the
Union League, have selected General Horatio
Gates Stckel as Chief Marshal of the procession
which will assemble in Independence Square on
Monday morning, September 3. '
The National Union Club, of Philadelphia,
have placed their handsomely-furnished build
ing, at No. 1105 Chesnut street, at the entire
disposal of tho delegates during their sojourn
in the city. In pursuance of an Invitation frem
this Club, as fast as the delegates have arrived
they have registered their names in a book at
the Club House, provided for this purpose.
The National Union Club have also requested
the patriotic citizens of Philadelphia to unfurl
the old flag from mast and staff while tho Coo.
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