THE FELICIANA DEMOCRAT.
BY G W. W. REESE. THE CONSTITUTION.-STATIE RIGHTS. TEMS.--$8 PER YEAR.
VOL. I. CLINTON, LA. SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 1, 1855. NO. 33:
Tea "FELICIANA DEMOCRAT" will he pub
i*bed every WaD.ESanr ANo SATrarAY, at THREE
Dollars per annum, payable in advance. Two cop
les will be fbrnished for FIVE DOLLARS.
AovsavnutsnrN inserted at One Dollar per squar.
(TWELVE lines or len,) for the first Insertion
and iftvSents for each subsequent one.
The Poe for announcing a candidate for office wll
be TEN Dollars, payable in advance.
CARDS, PROFESSIONAL, &c.
Jo.x NoVak, Clinton. CnrA. MuVsa, Jackson
JOHN & CHARLES McVEA,
Attornies at Law,
CLINTON A JACKSON. LA.
W. FERGUS KERNAN,
Attorney & counsellor at Law,
PRACTICFS In the l'arishes of Eaust and Went
Feliolana. a 14
JAMES B. SMITH,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
(I It , attend business In East and We4t F.liciiina
T and St. Helena. a 14
JOHN M. ROBERTS,
Attorney at Law,
OrrFcs: MAIN SmTREr.
BOWMAN & DE LEE,
Ittornies andl ounsellors at Law,
BUSINESS entrusted to their care will be irompt.
SIIy attended to.
Rearsa.ncs.-Mle,.rs. Oakey A& Hawkins; J. 11,
Syras & Co.; New Orleans. a 14
IIAYNES & ELLIS,
Attornies and Counsellors at Law,
JAs. (. FU(QUA. J. 0. KILIntIRN
FUQUA & KILBOURN,
Attornies at Law,
PRACTICE In the courts of East and Went Felici
ana. and t. eleuna. a 14
ATTORNEY & COUNSE LLOR AT LAW,
TII" underiiigied, hanilg entered hit, part l'eship
in the practice of their profeislon, will attend to
all bueiuess entrusted to thern in the parish of IEaSt
And, to aljy bllsin.ss, entrusted to either, in the
aljacent I'llitshes. they will attend separately.
Ofice In Cliuton., La. JAMES II. MCSE,
a 14 D. C. HARiLEE.
1). 13. SAMFORD,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
W ILL atteind to any professioinal IsineIsi entIrust
ed to him in East and West Feliciana, East
atone Itouge, niut St. lhelern I'arihee. jde!
Justioe of the Peace & Notary Publico
OfMe on the North side of Abe PIullic Squarc.
Notary Public and Auotioneer.
'\TILL attend promptly to all bIusiness entrusted
TV to hi. care,
O)rtle : North East corner of the Public Snllre.
DR. F. R. IIARVEY,
CONTINUi*T the practice of his profession, ano
' respectfully tonders his services to the citizens
of Clinton and vicinity. a 14
Da. C. I. I'OUTER,
FSPI'ECTIFULLY offers hil probessional services
R to the cltizons of Clinton, and its vicinity.
IIe can always be found, when not Ilrol.shilly
engaged, at the Drug Store of Wen. Sadler, on Blriik
low. a 14
E. L. HAYGOOD,
PROMPT attention will be given to lithe ale of
Real EState, and Personal Property within the
Pariah of East Feliciana. Oflicc, in Clinton. It 14
april 14 JACKSON, TLA.
OAKEY & IIHAWKINS,
Factors and General Commission Merchants,
No. 90 GRAVIERI STREET,
IG to offer their services to Planters and 5tcr
chante, and promise attention and promptness to
all seonignmonts entrusted to their cnr.. a 14
Cotton Faotor & Commission Merchant,
No. 58 GRAVIER STREET,
B. M. DALEY. E. E. A. TAI.LAIlE.
E. M. DALEY & Co.
Commission k Forwarding Merchants,
WAND WIIOLEBALE QEALERS IN
67 Tchoupltoulas Street,
J. G. DEARMOND.
Souoeasor to HARRIS & DeARMOND.
- AS on hand, Bacon, Flour, Lard, amnis,
1 do. sugar cured, Corn Beef, Molasses,
Mess Pork. Soap, Cutlery,
Salt, Tobacco, Woodware,
A xes, fCigars, Crockery,
do handles, Gunpowder, Glassware,
Cow peas, Shot, Tinware,
Oils, Pickles, Brooms,
Yeast powders,Splices, Hoes,
Coffee, Starch, Spades, shovels
Teas, Sal soda, Trace chains,
Sugar, brown Nails, I'orter, London
do crushed Well rope, Vinegar,
Rice, do buckets. Wines, ass'd,
Candles, Wash boards, Fruits, presv'd.
Lime & cement Castings,
I)omestics, calicoes, blankets, linseys, hay and
BAGGING, ROPE, AND TWINE
TJuº'ous, assorted; and many other articles.
In fact, a general assortment of such articlos,
as are usually found in such houses, to which
Ittenltion is Nparticularly invited,
Termsnl being strictly cash, prices will be pro
portionately low. Additional fresh tupplies
vill he received weekly. jy '
Saddle, Bridle, and Harness Manufactory
8 S. LOOMIS,
North side f the lublik Square.
W OU LD respectfully inform his patrons and
1 the public in geineral, that he has ju:.t re
ceivedl a laIrge and well selected ilssortmueut of
LEATIIER, HIARDWARE, &c.
suitablc for the i nnflllllllltlrll l of aIIy Iald every
article that miay be wanted or called tir in his
line of business : viz.
SADDLES, BRIDLES, IIARNESS, &c.
Ils stock of Leather hais been selected with
great celr, dlli('is of the best quality.
Thle' Sil dir-ry Hardware is dirit.t froli New
York, und is of the latest style andl pattern.
With collletent anid experieied workmen
Io imanuf:'letlure this material, he hopes to give
perfict eatisl'action, and will warrant all work,
bloth a. to quality and ex(cltion.
& & CALL AND EXAMINE. -:ll
N. II. All open accounts Imist be settled
on the 1st of November. ie 9
COA.(CII AND CARRIACIE MAKIER,
S- I STILL oontiiei to build nil
Skin.s uf P ilesure C(uriiurgs, on
the' rlist li rou d i ill phil, at the oldl ,i ixil, on
thel Inlihl street, rillilg cast froiu the I'luilic
Thiakful ft l r theli pltronllne andi puilli confi
dtlilnce extciud,.d. I desire to retain anld increniste
the seinei, by idiustry, promptnessii , fair prices,
nlidl good work, which will be giuaralllteud to
I aln filly lreparced to furnish tit short notice,
META 1LLIC 13URI AL CASES,
ul ~Violne:Nx (COiiFFINS, o1 sili t'iis ias will
insuire lilt iignlstiany chuirgi of extortion, froli
thile u tiit 1101' i ti .
iil'trs o (ili attention t;iveni on till ]hriil
O 'ii( iHIIS.
a 28 R. IIOWAI\N.
Carriages & 13uggys made and repaired,
BY CIHARLE S P1'. JARRETT,
SIAV\'IN(G superior faiilities for
the Ir'omnpt and fLithiful exe..tih,
of a strictly ('irriage a/d uiii4y ma ing tind
repairing liusiness, I invite public attention to
my establishment. None but finished work
11n 11 r(! ill my ei'uIploy, anl( no Ilfirior 1' or ol
fashioned work will he found on han(d.
Arraingementis have een mnlade for receiving
the best Iatlerial now ill use, for cowpiltin;,
every st yie ot runiu-ng gear, body, painting aun
trimming, which talst or wealth call deIsire.
Designs for Cu'ariages, liggys, Sulkysi. , &c.
on tile latest aiid most fishiilonhe plns can Iie
sien lt lily shop. (Jill iiiii see tIhen.
An iassortmlent of Northerln malde luuIggys,
alw.ays on hnlidl.
All kind:: of repairing done at tihe sht'est
notice to insure ncatuess and durabilily. All
work warrulnted, with proper usage.
Y~Si'.ly tcrIls arel cash, or approlved ciity ne
FISK'S METALLIC BURI AL CASES.
'I have lprcilur'd the special aml excilsive
right of shal, for Fiis's l..r:i. tliralIC UCo
FIlN:, for the Parish of I':ast Feliciaa. Any1
iufringemenll upon my right ill the sale of' thIse
cases will siilject the violator to prosecultion.
Samuel J)ecker, is my authorized agent, in
Jackson, for the sale of the salie.
Wooden Collins made to order, aind every
tntention given on Funeral occasions. A fine
Heanrse always in readiness.
lie (.au he found after night at the hotel of
EvANs WVllrre. s 2.
may 5 C. 1'. JAIlE'T"lT'.
FUJuRNITURE I FURNITURE I!
T llE undersigned has o(pned in t he
Town of (Clinton, i Inr;ea~ssort
menllt of' lrniture, conllsisting of
Bureaus, Bedsteads, (!hairs, Sofas,
Arluoires, Lounges, Cribs,
and almost every otlher article nf Furniture, suita
ble for the market, which he wil sftl s low, for cash.
Ills store is on the south side of the public square.
ang 11 H. IB. GAY, Agent for M. llatns,.
TIIIlITY casks clear Sides, for sale by
MILLS, CIIEVELAND & Co.
PRINCIPAL OF A FEMALE INSTi
T IIE "Silliman Female Institht," at Clin
ton, La., by the resignation of the Rev.
S. Taylor is without a Principal.
This is a legally incorporated institution.
and has been in successfull operation for about
three years. The number of pupils has aver
aged about seventy-!lve of all ages. The hull
dings are of brick, beautifully located and i~
The Trustees have fixed the irst of Dcccem
ber, as the period at which they will make an
Applihntions may be rddresled to J. B.
Smith, F. Hardesty, and Win. 8llliman, who
will give any desired information.
oct 13 WM. SILLIMAN, President
DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS, OILS.
'IE following catalogue embraces a partial
I list of art.lets constantly on hand and for
sale by LANG WOITIIY & TILDON, at the
Drug Store in Clinton, to which the attention
of the trade generally is respectfully solicited.
Aloes, alcohol, Muriatic acid,
Assafoitida, almn, Morphia, musk,
Arrow root, Number Six; half pint
Ammonia curb. quart bottles,
Ahesive plaster, N, utmegs, oil bergamot
Allspice, P'intk root, piperine,
Balsam, Fir and Toln, Pot ash, paint brushes,
Bay Rum, blue stone, Quinine, sal soda
Blue masI, black leadl, Soda bicarbonate
I Ilack Snake root, Scidlitz powders
Bornx, blister plaster, Sarsaparilla, sponge
Calomnel, Eng. & Am. Syrup squills, starch
Caleined Inagulsia, Varnish, venetian red
Camphor, Cast ils :.oap, Whiting, gum drops
Castor oil, per gallon Brandy, Port wino
and bottle, ( in,
Cayeune pepper, Blrushes of all kinds
Charcoal powder, Lily whitr, pointatum
('loves, chrome green, Black lenad, hair oil
C'itraLte of Iron, Brown's ess. ginger
.. Quinine, Yeast powders
Cod liver oil, Scales and weights
Colombo root, Copliva capsules
Composition powder', Thlraniomltors
Colpplmris, cream tartar Snuff, Scotch
Dovers powders, " nmaahoy
Ehln Bark, ergot, Searificators, catheterc
Elsonm salts, Lancets, spring do
Extracts of all kilds, Cuppingug glasses
Flax seed, flor' sulphur, P'a tent mediciies
Ginirr, gilue, ''Thompson's eye whater
(,mui gin-', .gim my'rrlt W istar's Ialsami of wiil
( iu arabiii, do opiunn, cherry
Iouammn's anmodyne, Graelliilerg Pills
Henry's tmnamne in,, 13atchelor's hair dye
iodide potassa, ilndigo, Barry's tricoperomis
J.ahp, Ayer's chelrry iectoral
Lamp black, iitheregi, FIihncestocmk's vcrmil'ugi
Lunamr castic, Winer's
L,(emion syrup, ILollhnid's hitters
Matches, natnee, Fancy soaps, variety
F'.aney pirtiulnury, a'.d upers,
l'i:ving (m'lm s, &,'. a
PLAIN AND FANCY PAINTERt.
(~A1111IAGE, HOUSE, & SIGN Painting,
. I lraillg i aln (ilding, Glzillag,
Tl'ilraillrellt Window S1illld,,
Chin t White, or P'or(elain Finish,
I':i'Lr Illllgirg, Ornamentall Painitii,
lI ,D,iiin anld Odd Fellow's lnllluir.,
A id :il ild.uls of Ihin i and fa(ey work, (lone ill
till, lip :1,..1 t11 mIJost dllrlhle mannerlt(', iull
sh]t' r t . Iot i('.
All io!ors of painllt in anuall qmlitifi111, ready
for (:(, for tie ineonllnllodatioll of tlhose hlo
pr''l'cr nfilllr it tlhemslllves.
Il 'en all always lie llluand thate C;i'iriage
M1alnuf11'_tlory or C. M. Jarrett. aug 25
J0 11N i . 1) U FIR C ( Q,
GENERAL AGENT & AUCTIONEER,
ATON RO(U E, LA.
1 ]LT, (tte11ld to lpostillig b(ook, drawing na(l
I ollectinfg t'o n ts, wl'itillp' I(n ( l us , (h'1'11s,
,'. Also iany businessi to bie tIamalWdte(I with
t l. N/l/le (?irerimenil, redeemidng Landlsforfeil
ed /,r ' :'.ares, 4"c.
Orlher left with J. B. Sans, J. I'., will ie
p)romptly atn(hded to. i 21
1855.j 1. N. LEMON. 1.-i55.
WHIOtSALE k (11:A[I1, )1;.) .:l IN
Drugs, IMedicines, and Chonmioale.
VYE-OIV I)S ANI) I)DYEI-NTU IIFFS,
(Oils, l':i.ts , d w I '1i .ters rb il. a; V r
nish's, WVilow Ulans, Iitty Gl:isswri,
Perf'llullery, Jill S;Oa.s,
Ialir, tooth, lnlail, hat, laillnt, 4an4d clothes'
u'ug'ial aind dentlal Inmtruwiiits,
Tru4s('s andl1l4 sIpport(erlS, nil kinds,
Patent and proplrietary Af,,dic.il,; all orl'ts,
Litter, cap, iand fliniy Paper; J iks,,
P'ure Medi,.il(al Will'es an(11d Bradi14s,
Fielld nd ilgardlen Sed(.:; fresh,
Toys, Shloý brI-shes anlld !lalking,
HIazors, fine sioket Knivie, 'Talhle (ullery,
School Ilooks Ihy variosls 1tlihor11.(.
fY l oflfe gould; (lequally Its low i111 t1he ('an
Iw lauila ,d from alily simil esta.l,liiniuilt ill
thi:s section, fill wiarri.ited to he
FRESII ANI) CEINIlIN:E.
Oaeri:is 11o1 iiix: Co'reyv lillil., and silis
faetion, gn'raultei(l, with reigard both to iice'
PHIIYSICIAN'S IPRES(CRIPT'IONS will
recive lily Ililrsolal attoiitioii at all hours of
the day and night. a 14
Georga lat Ptibrm of Priaoiple.
A large meeting of the Democracy was held
at Milledgevlll, Ga., on the 14th alt. It was
organized by calling Hlowsu Coos to the
chair. The following resolutions having been
reported by a committee, their adoption wdrs
moved by the Hon. Alfred Iverson, seconded
in a speeclh of great power by the lion. Rob
ert Toombs, and were unanimously adopted.
PLATFORM OP PRINOIPLES.
1. Resolved, That, as a portion of the
democratic and anti-know nothing party
of Georgia, we declare in the language of
the Georgia Convention of 1850, "that
we hold the American Union secordary in
importance only to the rights and princi
ples it was designed to perpetuate ;" that
past associations, present fruition, and fi
ture prospects will bind us to it so long nas
it continues to be the safeguard of those
rights and principles.
2. Resolved, That we hereby declare our
full and unqualified adhesion to the follow.
ing resolution of the Georgia convention
of 1850. and our unalterable determination
to maintain it in its letter and spirit, viz:
4th resolution-Georgia platform: "That
the st'te of Georgia, in the judgment of
this collecntion, will, and ought to resist,
even (as a last resort) to a disruption of
cvery tic which binds her to the Union,
any act of congress upon the subject of
slavery in the District of Columbian, or in
places subject to the Ijurisdiction of Con
gress, incolmpatible with the safety, domes
tic tranquility, the rights and honor of the
slaveholding states; or any act suppressing
the slave trade ilotween the slave holding
states; or lillny refiusal to admnit as a state,
any territory hereafter applying because
of the existence of slavery therein; or any
act prohibiting the introduction of slaves
into the territories of Utali and Now Mex
ico; or any act repealing or materially mod
ifying the laws in force for the recovery of
3. Resilvid, That we approve and endorse
the action of our last Conllg.re.s in the plas
sagie of the Nebraska-Kanslias act, and lthe
priiciiples therein established, alnd, in coni
formity with these lprinciples, the peiople
of Kainsas have the ri~ht, when the InumIber
of their population justifies it, to for ita re
publican State constitution, with or with
out slavery, as they may deternine, ind lihe
alimitted into the thiion uoii nl till u'ial fimot.
ing with the othlier States; andl that her ri
j.lion by Congress on accoiiunt of slave'ry
woul lie It just cause for the dis ruptiion lli
Ill the tihs that hind the State of Georgia
to the Uniion.
4. Re'solved, That wo apillrove and adoptll
the followinig resolution, iipassed uitniiiiau;
ly by the last legislaturI of (eoirgiha: " lu'
sol\ved by the general assellrily of the stath
of (leorgia, Thlit opposition th t theo Iprinci
ples of the Nebraska. bill, ill relationii l) teii
subject of slavery, is regarided by Ihe pI
ple of' (Geori'gia as hostility to tlhe piol'h
of the south, aniid that all ipersons who pair
taike of siuch ollis-itioln are unfit to lbe re
Ogniized Its icouponillei t jii ,its of tiny party
or organlizatioil niot hiostiheo o the esonin."
5. Rusol/tid, ThIat, in niceornilluceo with
the above rec.itoluion whilst, we are willing
to act ill Ipr.ly isochiationt with nil soiind
anid reliable Inu in every ai'tion of thei
I Unioni, we are not williii' to afliliatet with
Iany party that shall recogigize Iand C'rn',v
out, the lrinciples i land proli'ssiions of thu
N;erbrska Kansais nct; iand t Iat the deino
cratic anlld iltii-knlow nlothing party of (leer.
gia ought to cut oil all palty con'exion
with every lun anal party at the north or
elsewhere, tihat ioes not oMine up fuIlly aiti
fatiily to this line of' action.
4l. Resolved, That those sonllld anlid ielia
ble deimocrats at the inorth who htiav' ipatri
oltically ftiught for the Nebr iaska Kalllns.s
tat, anal the rinilteniana e of the t 'lfuiitivei
slave law, agailist the e'inahiioid Ihl'bes of
know notllinlgisnt aind abolitiosnini, (which
seek their repcal,) and who stanid plledged
to siiupport the adthissioni of Ktansus into
the Unioin as slave statec shouInhti she ask
it, merit the h ultI 'tfilt sytllipathl is, thaniks,
anal elvnuraglleiuit of' all southern linl itl
their piatriotic, position.
7. Hesolved. ''That ii the rlanks of the
ideimo acatit putr'ty of the north aloune have
hb(l IuiLt iitid thio e flilttliic ienCi whoi ) hatve
sitood by the rightsil of the soulth, uin d jitig
in tlia oulhre y the past, this parly oify
colltaitis the ele ienltts of soluiiidn-~s tIpoti
fiji slavery iljaestiotl IIport whiv (h li ial ttitional
Sarly c11he voltsti'm.ted with which the
soeth cttn contliStntly io.uoptar'ato.
8. Resolved, Thltt it ise.xpedient and iaroj
or that the deuioeratic and anti-know noth
iuig party of G(iorgia bel represented in the
National convention of the democratic par.
ty which is to meet in Cinaiapt,; next
spring for the purpose of nominatibg can
didates for President and Vice President;
that the detnarantiotand anti-know nothing
members of the legislature, together with
such other members of the party as may,
be chosen to atteudit*n their respective
coenties; be, and ate hereby requested to
meet at some, convenient time during the.
present session and select.twenty delegatos
to said conventlon for this'ttatq. t
9. RTeolt.d, That our delegates c t said
convention ought, in our opinion, to b in.
strncted by those whoshali appolit hen ti
Insist upon the adoption of a platfbrn of
prinnlple) as a b~is of a ndtiona brgtupia
tion, prior to the nomination of candtdtes,
and that said platform shall, among other
things include, in suL~stnce, the following
1. The recognition and adoption of the
principles established in the Kansas-Ne
2. That neither the Missouri Compro
miso nor any other anti-slavery restriotion
shall hIreaftor be extended over any terrt
tor ofr'th United States.
8. The prompt and faithfiul exeutlon of
the fugitive slave law, and its pe.manent
continuance upon the statute book.
10. Rcsolvhd, That no man ought to be
hold and considered a member of the na
tional democratic p4itty who does not rec
ognizo, approve, and adopt the foreg.oIb
propositions, and that the democratie an4
anti-know nothig party of tids state,:
through its said dgation, ought not to
affiliato or net in said conventiop with any
delegate or delegates who shall disapprove.
and vote against the samne.
11 Resolved, That if said proposition
shall not in sullstlllfoee Ie inco-or ated in
the platform adopted by said convention,
the dellegates from Georgia ought, in thi
opinion of this meeting, to withdraw fipm
the (convention, and take no further partin
the noittinations or other proceedings of
the sanie; anti that our delegates ought to
be instructed so to act.
12. Resolved, That the 1)omoeratie and
anti-know nothing party of this state ought.
and will support the lnontlill(nes of said con
vention for P'resident and Vice President
)rovideld the pittfirt n adopted by said cotn
vciftion be ill ne'ordaltee withl the spirit
and intent of the foregoing olpoltsiltions
anllti Ithe nomlincts thereof i b pledged, it'
elected, to ecrry out the satne in good faith,
in the admi inistration of the government,
nitd ist applointttettts to ollhio under the ad
uni ni tration.
1. Rcsolvd,'l That we synmplhize with
the triends of the slavery cause in Kansas
in their manly etlorts to maintain their
rigihts and interests and tihe rights and in
terstls of the southern people, and that.
Ve rejoicee at their present victories over
the paid uatlventurers and jesuitical hordes
of iorthert abolitionism; that tihe deep in
tl'esxt felt and taken by the people of Mis.
isouri in the settlement of kansas, and tmhe
udtcititn of tle slalvery question in it, is
Itl i natura:l tiltd projer, and that it is their
rig'ht alId duty to extend to their southeru
ri'lhttn in tihat territory every legitimate
and houorablc sympathy and support.
14. RTsolvt d, 'Th'at we pro uncompromis
ingly OllptSed to the political ortanization
t'otntionly catlldi the know nothing order
or Ameri.tn party, having no stnpathy
with their secrecy, Ihc:ir oaths, theitr utcon
-titutioutl designs, their religions intoler
,nce, and their political proscription.
15. lResolved, 'thaL we hail with delight
ithe lIateo igna.l tr'iumlph in Virginia, I'ceu
sylvania, Maitte, and other states, including
('eorgia, ofl tlhe d.mcr:lti party andl of
th, iatr'iotic whigs who co-operated in
iuchivittg Ithese result- over the know no
tlliig o'rgtlanization, as I'otlu:tsive oevidence
that inl the ;great practical question involv
ed ill that cointet touthern ment mai hono
raIlly ad successfully combineo, without rc
gt,' l to past political distinctious, to save
lhe c-l ititution froml desecration, ulrd the
tulth frnom being proA trated belbroe the pow
er of northern fithlaticit untiat th isrule.
I(l. Reusolved, 'lThat the democratic and
:atit-kinow notlithg parlty ill all oar sister
states:, and lespeially the southern states,
1(tr respetfrul llly tnd eariestly requested to
itke it) tl I;u'cgorig resolutions into their
early conside'r.titi, and co-operate with ut
ini fltlt poli'y antid olbjects intended to be
MAbt.\l,: Oi T'LoMAs luANerIS 3! h(
u,.r.--Mr. T'Ihmnas Francts 31eagher was
ia'ried on the 13th instatt in New York,
by Archt-istbltt lulghes, to a Miiss Towns
oudl, one of tIlt reigning belles of the Fifth
A v\tlttO. iThe tuptials took place at
the ( ltllrlhall, sid the bridal party was
very gay atid tiUIteroIus. A son o'f Col.
WVtib,, thl Eveiing Mlirror tell us, is like.
wisv to drlutw a matrimnonial prize from one
of New York's oldest famrilier.
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