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ertv natural to the Americau mind, and "
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pathises with those of their adherents who arc
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tional Interest of Slavery, to impair the love of
Liberty natural to the Amerioan mind, and to
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Washington, December 15, 1853.
Having assembled in National Conven
tion as the delegates of the Free Democra
cy of the United States, united by a com
mon resolve to maintain right against
wrongs, and freedom against slavery; con
fiding in the intelligence, patriotism, and
the discriminating justice of the American
people ; putting our trust iu God for the
triumph of our cause, and invoking his
guidance in our endeavors to advance it,
we now submit to the candid judgment of
all men the following declaration of prin
ciples and measures:
I. That.Governments, deriving their just
powers from the consent of the governed,
are instituted among men to secure to all,
those inalienable rights of life, liberty, and
the pursuit of happiness, with which they
were endowed by their Creator, and of
which none can be deprived by valid legis
lation, except for crime.
II. That the true mission of American
Democracy is to maintain the liberties of
the people, the sovereignty of the States,
and the perpetuity of the Union, by the
impartial application to public affairs, with
out sectional discriminations, of the fun
damental principles of equal rights, strict
justice, and economical administration.
III. That the federal Government is
one of limited powers, derived solely from
the Constitution ; and the grants of power
therein ought to be strictly construed by
all the departments and agents of the Gov
ernment, and it is inexpedient and dan
gerous to exercise doubtful constitutional
IV. That the Constitution of the United
States, ordained to form a more perfect I
union, to establish justice, and secure the
blessings of liberty, expressly denies to
the General Government all power to de
prive any person of life, liberty, or prop
erty, without due process of law; arid,
therefore, the Government, having no more
power to make a slave than to make, a
king, and no more power to establi>.|i sla
very than to establish monarchy, should at
once proceed to relieve itself from all re
sponsibility for the existence of slavery
wherever it possesses constitutional power
to legislate for its extinction.
V. That, to the persevering and impor
tunate demands of the Slave Power for
more slave States, new slave Territories,
and the nationalization of Slavery, our dis
tinct and final answer is?no more slave
States, no slave Territory, no nationalized
Slavery, and no national legislation for the
extradition of slaves.
VI. That Slavery is a sin against God
and a crime against man, which no human
enactment nor usage can make right; and
that Christianity, humanity,and patriotism,
alike demand its abolition.
VII. That the fugitive Slave Act of 18.50
is repugnant to the Constitution, to the
principles of the common law, to the
spirit of Christianity, and to the senti
ments of the civilized world. We there
fore deny its binding force upon the
American People, and demand its imme
diate and total repeal.
VIII. That the doctrine that any human
law is a finality, and nof subject to modi
fication or repeal, is not in accordance
with the creed of the founders of our Gov
ernment, and is dangerous to the liberties
of the people.
IX. That the acts of Congress known
as the Compromise Measures of 1850, by
making the admission of a sovereign State
contingent upon the adoption of other
measures demanded by the special inter
est of Slavery; by their omission to guar
anty freedom in free Territories ; by their
attempt to impose unconstitutional limit
ations on the power of Congress and the
people to admit new States ; by their pro
visions for the assumption of five millions
of the State debt of Texas, and for the
payment of five millions more, and the
cession of a large territory to the same
State under menace, as an inducement to
the relinquishment of a groundless claim,
and by their invasion of the sovereignly
of the States and the liberties of the peo
ple, through the enactment of an unprst,<
oppressive, and unconstitutional Fugitive
Slave Law, are proved to be inconsistent
with all the principles ami maxims of De
mocracy, and wholly inadequate to the
settlement of the questions of which they
are claimed to bo an adjustment.
X. That no permanent settlement of
the Slavery question can be looked for,
except in the practical recognition of the
truth that Slavery is sectional, and Free
dom national; by the total separation of
the General Government from Slavery, and
the exercise of its legitimate and consti
tutional influence on the side of Freedom;
and by leaving to the States the whole
subject of Slavery and tht? extradition of
fugitives from service.
XI. That all men have a natural right to
a P0rt'0u t'10 a?d (hat, as the use
of the soil is indispensable to life, the
right of all men to the soil is as sacred as
their right to life itself.
XII. That the public lands of the Uni
ted States belong to the people, and should
not be sold to individuals nor granted to
corporations, but should be held as a sa
cred trust for the benefit of the people,
and should be granted in limited quanti
ties, free of cost, to landless settlers. #
XIII. That a due regard for the Federal
Constitution, and sound administrative
policy, demand that the funds of the Gen
eral Government be kept separate from
banking institutions; that inland and
ocean postage should be reduced to the
lowest possible point; that no more reve
nue should be raised than is required to
defray the strictly necessary expenses of
the public service, and to pay off the pub
lic debt; and that the power and patron
age of the Government should be dimin
ished by the abolition of all unnecessary
offices, salaries, and privileges, and by the
election' by the people of all civil officers
in the service of the United States, so far
as may be consistent with the prompt and
efficient transaction of the public business.
XIV. That river and harbor improve
ments, when necessnry to the "safety and
convenience of commerce with fo/eign
nations or among the several States, are
objects of national concern, qnd it is the
duty of Congress, in the exercise of its
constitutional powers, to provide for the
XV. That emigrants and exiles from
the Old World should find a cordial wel
come to homes of comfort and fields of
enterprise in the New ; and every attempt
to abridge their privilege of becoming
citizens and owners of the soil among us
ought to be resisted with inflexible deter
XVI. That every nation has a clear
right to alter or change its own Govern
ment, and to administer its own concerns
in such manner as may best secure the
rights and promote the happiness of the
people, and foreign interference with
that right is a dangerous violation of the
law of nations, against which all independ
ent Governments should protest, and en
deavor by all proper means to prevent;
and especially is it the duty of the Ameri
can Government, representing the chief
Republic of the world, to protest against,
and by all proper means to prevent,
the intervention of Kings and Emperors
against nations seeking to establish for
themselves republican or constitutional
XVII. That the independence of Hayti
ought to be recognised by our Govern
ment, and our commercial' relations with
it placed on the fooliugof the most favor
ed nations.
XVIII. That as, by the Constitution,
" the citizens of each State shall be en
titled to all privileges and immunities of
citizens of the several States," the prac
tice of imprisoning colored seamen of
other Slates, while the vessels to which
they belong lie in port, and refusing to
exercise the right to bring such cases be
fore the Supreme Court of the United
State*, to test the legality of such pro
ceedings, is a flagrant violation of the
Constitution, and an invasion of the rights
of the citizens of otther States, utterly in
consistent wiih the professions made by
the slaveholders, that they wish the pro
visions of the Constitution faithfully ob
served by every State in the Union.
XIX. That we recommend the intro
duction into all treaties, hereafter to be
negotiated between the United States and
foreign nations, of some provision for the
amicable settlement of difficulties by a re
sort to decisive arbitration.
XX. That the Free Democratic party is
not organized to aid either the Whig or
Democratic wing of the great Slave Com
promise party of the nation, but to defeat
them both ; and that repudiating and re
nouncing both, as hopelessly corrupt, and
utterly unworthy of confidence, the pur
pose of the Free Democracy is to take
possession of the Federal Government,
and administer it for the better protection
of the rights and interests of the whole
XXI. That we inscribe on our banner,
Free Soil, Speech, Free Labor,
and Free Mpf(, and under it will fight on
and fight ev/r, until a triumphant victory
shall reward our exertions.
XXII. That upon this Platform the Con
vention presents to the American People,
as a candidate for the office of President
of the United States, John P. Hale, of
New Hampshire, and as a candidate for
the office of Vice President of the United
States, George W. Julian, of Indiana,
and earnestly commends thein to the sup
port of all freemen and parties.
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The Senate consist* of two Senators from each
State. There are thirty-one State*, represented by
sixty-two Senator*.
Whigs, in Italic; 014 Line Democrats, in Roman.
Those marked I. D., Independent Democrats; U.,
those elected as Union men, S. K., those elected as
Southern or State Rights men.
President - ? David K. A lob won
Secretary ? ? Anbury Dickins.
Term expire*. Term expires
Benj. FiUpatrick - - 1866 Stephen Adams, (U.) 1857
0. O.Cluy 1859 A. G. Brown - - - - 1859
U. W. Johnson* - - 1855 David K. Atchison - 1855
Wm. K. Sebastian - 1859 Henry S. Geyef ? - 1859
Trunutii Smith ? - 1855 Moses Norris, jr - - 1855
Isaac Toueoy ? - - 1857 Jared W. Williams- 1859
William M. Gwin - 186ft Wm. II. Seward - - 1855
John B Weller - - 1867 Hamilton Fith - - 1857
James A. Bayard - 1857 J. K. Thompson ? ? 1857
John. M. Clayton - 1859 William Wright - - 1859
Jiteison Morion - - 1865 George E. Badger - 1855
Stepbon R. Mallory 1857 Vacancy 1859
IK. C. Dawson ? - 1855 S. P. Chuso (I. D.) - 1855
Holiert Toomtl (U.) 1859 Benjamin F. Wade 1857
John Petit 1856 James Cooper - - - 1855
Jesse D. Bright ? ? 1857 Rioh'd Brodbead, jr. 1867
Jamos Shields - - - 1855 Charles T. James - 1857
Stephen A. Douglas 1869 Philip Allen - - - - 1859
Augustus C. Dodge - 1855 A. P. Butler (S. R.) - T855
George W. Jones - 1?&9 Josiab J. Evans - - 1859
Arehiliaht Dixon? - 1855 James C. Joins ? - 1857
John B. Thompson 1859 John Bell 1859
John Slidoll - - - - 1855 Thomas J. Rusk - - 1857
J. P. Benjamin - - 1859 Sam. Houston - - 1859
Hannibal Hamlin - 1857 Vacancy 1855
Wm. P. Fessenden - 1859 Solomon Foot - - - 1857
Chs. Sumner" (I. D.) 1867 J. M. Mason (S. R.) 1857
Edtrnrd Everett - - 1859 R. M. T. Hunter " 1859
James A. Pcarre - - 1855 Isaac P. Walker - - 1855
Thomas?i. Pratt - 1857 Henry Dodge - - - 1857
Lewis Cass 1857
Chas. E. Stuart - - ? 1859
* By Governor's appointment. The Legislature
of Alabama will have two United States Senators to
elect during the coming session ?
Tbo House consists of two hundred and
thirty-four Members and five Territorial Dele
gates, one new Territory having lately been
formed, viz: Washington. The Delegatus,
however, have no vote.
Old Line Democrats.?Philip Philip*, S. W.
Harris, Wm. R. Smith, George S. Houghton,
W. R. W. Cobb, James F. Dowdell.
Whig.?James Abercrombie.
Old Line Democrats.?A. B. Greenwood, E
A. Warren.
Old Line Democrats.?Jamos T. Pratt Colin
M. IngersoU, Nathan Beloher, Origen S. Sey
mour. v
Old Line Democrats. ? J. A. MoDougall
Milton S. Latham.
Old Line Democrat.?George R. Kiddle.
Old Line Democrat.?Augustus E. Maxwell.
Old Line Denuxrals.?J. L. Seward, A. H.
Colquit, David J. Bailey, Wm. B. W. Bent, K.
W. Chastain, Junius Hillyer.
Whigs.?David A. Reese, Alox. H. Stephens.
Old Line Democrat?Bernhardt Honn.
Whig.?John P. Cook.
Old Line Democrats.?S. Miliar, VV. H. Eng
linh, C. L. Dunham, James A. Lane, Thos. A.
Henrioks, John G. Davis, Daniel Mace, Nor
man Eddy, K. M. Chamberlain, Andrew J.
Whig.?Samuel W. Parker.
Old Line Democrats.?John Wentworth, W.
A. Richardson, Jamoe Allen, William H. Bis
ot'll VVillin Allen.
fPAigj.?K. B. Washburne. J. C. Norton,
James Knox, Richard Yates.
Old Line Democ rats.?Linn Boyd, J am oh S.
Chrisman, J. M. Elliott, J. C. Breckenridge, R.
H. Stanton.
Whigs.? Benj. E. Gray, Presley Ewing,
Clement S. Hill, Win. Preston, Leander M.
Old Line Democrats.?Wm Dunbar, John
Perkins, jr.
Whigt.?Theodore G. Hunt, John B. Smith.
Old Line Democrat.?Natbahiel P. Banks.
Whigs. ?Zono Scudder, Samuol L. Crocker,
J. Wiley Edmunds, Samuel H. Walley. Wil
liam Appleton, Charles W. Upham, Tappan
Wentworth, Edward Dickinson, John Z. Good
Independent Democrat.?Alex. De Witt.
Old Line Democrats.?David Stuart, Darid
A. Noble, Samuel Clark, Hestor I.. Stephens.
Old Line Democrats '? Moses McDonald, Sam
uel May all, T. J. D. Fuller.
Whigs.?E. Wilder Farley, Samuel P. Bon
son, Israel Washbum, jr.
Old Line Democrats ? Daniel B. Wright,
Wm. S. Barry, 0 R. Singloton, Wiley P. Har
ris, Wm. Barksdale.
Old Line Democrats.?Jacob Shower, Joshua
Vansant, Henry May. Wm. T. Hamilton.
Whigs.?John R. Franklin, A. R. Sollers.
Old Line Democrats. ? Thomas H. Benton,
Alfred W. Lamb, John S. Phelps.
Whigs.?John G. Lindley, John G. Miller,
Mordecai Oliver, Sam. Caruthers. .
Oil Line Democrat.?Henry M. Rice.
Old Line Democrats ? Jas. Maurice, Ths. W.
Cumming, Hiram Walbridge, Mike Walsh,
William M. Tweed, John Wheeler, William A.
Walker, FraneiB B Cutting, Jared V. Peck,
William Murray. T. R. Westbrook, (filbert
Dean, Rnfus W. Peckham, Charles Hughes,
Bishop Perkins, Peter Rowe, Daniel T. Jones,
Andrew Oliver, John J. Taylor, George Hast
ings, 'Reuben E. Fen ton.
Whtgs ?Rusnel Sage, George A. Simmons,
George W. Chase, O. B. Matteaon, Henry Ben
nett, Edwin B. Morgan, Darid Carpenter,
Thomss F. Flaglor, Solomon G. Haven, Benj a
"gin Pringle.
frulependent Democrats.?(iorrit Smith, Ca
leb Lyon.
Old Line Democrat* ?Nathan T. Stratton,
Charles S Ic el ton, Samuel I .illy, George Vrail.
Whig.?A. C. M. Pennington.
Old 'Line Democrats.?George W. Kittrod^o,
George W. Morrison, Harry Hibbard. *
Old Line Democrats.?H. H. Shaw, Thomas
Ruffin, Wm. S. Ashe, Burton S. Creig, Thomas
L. Clmgraan.
WhigsSion H. Rogers, John Kerr, Rich
ard C. Fury ear.
Old Line Democrat.?Jose Manuel Gallegos.
Old Line Democrats.?DavidT. Disney, M. H.
Nichols, Alfred 1*. Edgerton, Andrew Ellison,
Frederick W. Green, Thomas L. Ritchie, Ed
son B. Olds, Wm. D. Lindsoy, Harvey H. John
son, WUson Shannon, George Bliss, Andrew
Whigs.?John Scott Harrison. Aaron Har
lan, Moses B. Corwin, John L. Taylor, W. R.
Sapp, Edward Ball.
Independent Democratsi?L. D. Campbell,
Edward Wade, J. R. Giddiugs.
Old Line Democrat.?Joseph Lane.
Old Line Dtmocrats?T. B. Florence, J. Rob
ins, jr., Wm. H. Witte, John MoNair, Samuel
A. Bridges, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Christian
W. Straub, \j. B. Wright, Asa Pnoker, Ga
luBha A. Grow, James Gamble, Wm. H. Kurtz,
Augustus Drum, John L. Dawson, Michael C.
Trout, Carlton B. Curtis.
Whigs.?Joseph R. Chandler, William Ever
hart, Isaac E. Heiater, Ner Middleswarth,
Samuel L. Russel, John McCollooh, David
Ritchie, Thomas M. Howe, John Dick.
Old Line Democrats.?Thomas Davis, Ben
jamin B. Thurston.
State Rights Democrats.?John McQueen,
William Aiken, L. M. Koitt, P. S. Brooks, Jas.
L. Orr, W. W. Boyce.
Old Line Democrats.?Brookins Campbell,
(deceased,) Wm. M. Churchwell. Samuel A.
Smith. Geo. W. Jones, Frederick P. Stanton.
Whigs.?William Cullom, Charles Ready,
R. M. Bugg, Felix K. Zollikoffer, Emerson
Old Line Democrats.?Geo. Y. Smyth. Peter
H. Bell.
Old Line Democrat.?John M. Bernhieel.
Old Line Democrats.?T. H. Bayly, J. M. Mill
aon, John S. Caskie, William 0. Goode, Thoa
S. Beoock, Paulus Powell, William Smith,
Charles J. Faulkner, H. A. Edmondson, John
Letcher, Z. Kidwell, J. F. Snodgrass, Fayette
Mo Mullen.
Whigs.?Jamea Meaoham, Andrew Traoy1
Alvah Sabin.
Old Line Democrats.?Daniel Wells, jr., B.
C. Eastman, John B. Macy.
03^- The following is a list of the Free Dem
ocratic and Anti-Slavery papers published in
the United States:
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