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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 24 September 1868

m ■ I'M-*'* < .W f S *>V •**' n Conventi#a has JJA- gsed. .*•* 0a Executive Department. ^Section 1. The Executive Depart S&ttt of ^Iie State shall consist of a i@&itf Magistrate, ftho shall be styled the liovenior,; a Lieutenant Govern* or : a Secretary of Stafe; a Controller of"Public Accounts; a .Treasurer; a Commissioner of the (General Land Office; an Attorney General; and a Superintendent of Public Instruc ■Sec. 2. The Governor shall be elect- ed by the qualified voters of the State at' the tittie and places at which they shaitvote for Representatives to the '•Sec. -3. The returns lor every elec- tion; of Governor shall be made out, sealed up. and'transmitted by the re turning oncers to the seat of govern- ment, directed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, -who shall, during tfe'e fir^t week of the session of tlie Legislature thereafter, open and publish them," in the presence of Jjotli Houses of the Legislature. The person having the highest number of...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 24 September 1868

V ' ritii Weekly W. G. WEB^ % Eld i tor aW ProprietoV. Houston, September 24,1868. ' ^ "" .National ^Democratic Nomination?. FOR PKESIDElfr : HORATIO SEYMOUR, Of I^e-w York. ,,r/ FOE VICE PRESIDENT: FRANCIS % BLAIR, Jr. Of Miseoiari. V&E&1DEXTIAIi ELECTORS. 1 f r the !*tate &t Large. B. H. iPPERSON. i J OHM HANCOCK. Alternates. 4 I ,GKO. W. SMITH, I of CoioradOiCounljv ^r'jp'^.'jbbrast cbsefe^ssiosil district. ■ ' , Whs. Steadm&n, Of Harrison; -J. L. Camp, of Up- «knr— lternate. skp05c congressional district. David CnibertEon, of Marion ; Jag. It Hunt, of Bweod-alternate. > .third c02 gr sst01uti,i>i8twctl. G. jW. Jones, oi BastropJ. M. Anderson, of Mc-. lenran—alternate. WORTH COSeRESSIOSAI. DISTRICT. C. TTpson, of Bexar; Charles Stewart, of Harris— alternate. ^ -r_' , ™ • ' 7 . - • THE ROUGHS AJfD DESTBUC- TfOWlVrS, vs. THE PEACE AND DIGSITY OP THE STATE OF - >5 ' :'V? The State Gazette of the 16th inst., the same published at Austin, Texas, and edjted by ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 24 September 1868

What f?* Convention has *'% grossed.. # •— , • ^ [CottfiiiH€<2.} En- c ^ SSaf: 3R . ' 4 "#' TO* •<5 C m«jiI , Pr«TiiiMi ., ^ -4 SIoto% I. Every person shall be .^08i6^fi|RTCd'"'from holding aBy-foffice of trust, or profit in this State, .Tvho BlialHiave been convicted* of hafing or offered a bribe to procure Lis ' * election or appointment. ,-T* . " -Sec. 2. LaW&*6hfel! be nfade to ex- f'-Vff elude from office, serving on juries,' K\^j|yapd from the right of SHflrage, those * # jvho shall hereafter be convicted of ^ bribery, pei jury ^forgery £>r other. • liigh crimes, yhe privilege of frtee Suffrage ''Shall be" supported by laWs Tegulatiiig elections, and prohibiting, ufeder adequate penalty, all undue ^Dfluence thereon from power, bri-, berj, tumult, vr other impropeF<prac^ >?'X •••£ W?- ■ ; Any citizen of this State ' who shair, after the adoptiop o| this Constitution, fight a duel with deadly weapons, or commit ap assault upon any person with deadly weapons, o...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 24 September 1868

■Jm WEEKLT TELEGRAPH. Houston, September 24, 1868. Temi •< the Telegraph. (I* OttMSCT.) Daily, per year, f&; for .six monthB, |f 8; one month, $1 50. Tri-Weekiy, ja per year; *1 60 for <&x We^v, per year.£3. , Single copies. 10 cents. t . • COTTON. Th© British Cotton Supply Associa- tioij, at a recent meeting held at Manchester, reviewed the ptospectsof the iuture supply, and showed con* clusively that notwithstanding all their strenuous efforts in India and in other sections of the- World to stimu- late and foster the production of cot- ton, they had not been able to keep pace with the steadily increasing con- sumption. Government aid was to be again invoked and the fields of In? dia forced, through outside influences, to a higher state of prediction. "We scarcely believe that other things be- ing equal, or with political quiet and reliable labor in the South that Brit- ish capital would hesitate to come hither for investment in the finest cotton lands the world ever ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 24 September 1868

A *■ ■r? m ** $ gration. ¥ % < # sjJ /April 20, ?sg., Columbus, an daly? in receipt te&of the "30th nit., ;the prtfcef&ings of the meet- ting the Industrial Asso- CollUgd' Valley, for rery mochfbligod to'yon, fa^dl tETnOhiaffia a beginning in the i% ^igfit aireCTioii, but ft maati>e folio w- - * '* ^ H witli earnestness andf® ergy by #V-: yotrfSelves.-■without lookirig for any f ,ft efficient aid from abroad, aad espe-- Jgially not from thficity, whenall who lould give aid are generally pre-en- 4 agaged 10 work for the interest of the Northwester!#: Sftites, and who can . niire'correctly estimate the benefits V o$ta foreign emigration, than "yon can f do, because their general prosperity > * *^aa been securedl by foste;iibg this ^ass of influx of population for years 'pasty and as an evidence of the im- portance these States attach to.emi gration and population. I enclose ypn herewithya Slip which I cut from the Journal* of Commerce, showing that the Governor of Mis...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 24 September 1868

M ■ ■ >--"V ■ **> • • WEEKLY TELEGRAPH Houston. September 24, 15 M' Some of those most active to pull' d®wn now,'were aiost zealous.in their . professionsjof buildiggap some months, ago, . ;w"-r"~Y^ They/were active in, calling tb§ ■"Oo'svention at'this oity last January^ and wajaily recommended the peopfe of Tjaf^as to tain:out and elect the fle&gates to* rfrg Austin Convfentioav v And yet- that election was held under . the'Jh'econsintciion ac's. > They were very anxious then- th^t *" ti'te Austin Convention" slioald asseqi? ,blS. and urged ,io press and;speeches thai .every voter should turn oat. and kepi: the matter hot up to the very} d&j of the election, .. Bat previousto that canv&ss they .• jrad .ncged, th:K- t$e Southern people JahBy'dv liave^not^ing to dc/tfith the election, and had. succeeded in making: ; a large majority of th.^Lbelipvts that to be the better coarsMp Wh&'n the January Convention made the recommendation, it was too irfear the elec...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 October 1868

1TT ESTABLISHED 1834. OCTOBER HOUSTON, TEXAS* THU . XXXlV.-rNO. 26. § 1 4M M 14 i - Mr Oftce Piedmont liff^ IiMnrafcce * .*&'<. .r* * • ' To the Editor of the Ban Antonio Herald. The people of the Southern States know leas about Life Insurance than any p<^fe ifi Christendom. ^ They n£ed its provisions more than * -nj$nypeople iff the .worlfl. £ In England fcr near two hundred years. Life Irisurancejbas been used,- ; and all daises of soci% now under- stand and make use of its admirable .provisions;! ^ ■ *1 "*«? V'There are two hundrted (200) Com- panies in tlie British Empire with *•, nrifl&niiof'capital. , , \ ; Li this CO.UE try the^ are nearly One bucdted companies organized and working in Life Insurance. They have issued one billiob and a ■\ half of dollars' .worth of policies. They receive hundreds of millions, of dollars' wort^T of premium® , annually, .all of winch they invest in th$ Noftlu | •> It is probable tljpt fifteen millions (15,000,000) of do%fs'will...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 October 1868

. * M: A WEEKLY TElEfiRAfH T October 1, 1868. V ,, ? Itariu M tke Telegraph. dJtCPBlZXOTJ D*3y, penrexr, $16; for six months, $ 8; «ne montht $1 SO. Ski-Weekiy, jfn per year j, $4 50 for six oaths. Weekly, per year. 13. Single copies, 10 cent*. TO THE COLORED we. i. PtOPLB- ■;v W. -V- Let us talk to you upon the subject cf voting;. And we will tell yon plainly that we do not think you are qualified to exercise it. You likely think this is not your fault, because your slavery deprived yon of the op^ . portunity of learning. We grant that JumI you been educated, your mental capacity would be much greater, but you see yourselves that you now at© ignorant, and cannot understand the questions of politics which are agita^ ting the public mind, fe&w of you can lead or tell what either one of the parties believe or advocate, and "when you would vote, many of you. -would have to get some one to make out yonr tickets for you, and would not, of yqurselves,- know whether,the tickets were fo...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 October 1868

Radicalism—The Gret Thirty-ninth am t'rinr of f"he orticth ton- i ?! 1 a . Tbe radicals are indebted to tbe 1«SI© Thaddeus Stevens for two ex- pressiena whieh are destined to live as the melancholy memorials of abased power long after the majori- ties of wbichthe^ liatve boasted shall have dwindled into insignificance. Tbe one is tb§ confession that the re- construction legislation of Congress Was "outside of the Constitution;" the other is that *'Congress is tbe people." Coupled with this latter was the declaration .that >no ^other branch of the government, no other department, 'no other officer of the government possesses one single part- icle of the sovereignty i f the nation i-no government official, from the President and Chief Justice dqwn, can do any one act which is not pre- scribed and directed by the legislative power." Mr. Stevens carried this dogma so- far as to declare that, though Commander-in^chiefj the Ex- ecutive could do nothing till Congress give^hiffi permissi...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 October 1868

m m R? WEEKLY TELEGRAPH flfc' , —•— W. G. WEBB, ta^sstvv-. ■ iSi'r Kditor and Proprietor. Houston, October 1, 1868. MM i£:~ nrw. m- < ■ # -3 ■: "v National Democratic Nominations. jS-% FOR PRESIDENT: | HORATIO SEYMOUR, Gf if.ew York. FOR VICE PRESIDENT: IFHANCIS P, BLAIR, Jr. \y\£ - Ol Missouri. FKESIBENTIAL ELECTORS. -Jplip-: v ■- ' ^or lhe State tit Large. f ^P B. XPPERgON. , 1 JOHN HANCOCK. rS&M' u,5tv.\;:r,: -f. .. rS? Alternates. XE CLEVELAND. of Polk County. GEO. W. SMITH, of Colorado County. # ' m fob FIRST COS GRESFIOS.lL district. Wb. Steadman, of. Harrison ; J. L.- Camp, of Up- V aklu—alternate. •' sscow* c0xgf.essi05al bistbict. j . David Culbertson,-of Marion; J as. M, Hunt, of fcwson—alternate. THIRD COXSMS8IQ2TJX BtS?*ICT. 4-. W. Junes, ol Bastrop; J. 51. Anderson, of 51c- ralternate. 1 ! fourth oojisrissiokal district.. ©. Cpeo'n, of Bexar; Charles Stewart, of Hafrris— f alternate. U" ; " ' rMM * . r I - V ' '• r 4- TO THE COLORED , 1*6. 3$ PEOPLEr for this gre...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 October 1868

&< . < . ^ s- !$•$& '■ '■ :;L ■ •■■■■ •■■- ■ ••'■ BY TELEGKAfIL j . Associated Press Dispatches., ' k ' " WAeHiKOTOKy'Sept. 27.—J iile,' jeeteidaj, the muqici ion was qnietv Alden, m tion '<■ W: ■s*& '3$ ;s> TO* ■?. _'.H _ . r_ ■B Atmasb- unicips f. elec- AldeD, I idical, 3 520majorty. Both candidal eswete Republicans^ ttiongh the Democrats voted for Thoipbury.- The 29th idFautry has just feft for Nashville. > -s Official gossip regarding Mr. Davis' trial says that jlr. Everts wi I take no active part ji it, he havingforigin- ally suggested Dana as tbe proper ■person to lpad the prosecution iGovemor Wells, of Virgiiii i, con- tinues to take an active int«iest in tbe-plroeccution^s a lawyer. r'he im pre&ston exists in official cuarters . th^ theTe will^be no trial. Lonjdon, Sept. 28.—The Ipanish .. legalists Ipst .600 men at Sar tander. The loyal Genei|Ll Cologne (!)" i3 ap^ proacfiirigSSan Antonio, which he will level unless the imperialists y eld. New...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 October 1868

m. Slllllt i-b'' ; TELEGRAPH. HOlSTO-\. Jfimo^era of this city, after 1837 to obtain a perfect title HH^Iown acite of Harriaborg, great forecast and aoand pit iu tbe selection of a location Je city, at this point. The e iiiop,i8 a central one, as time has an<3hcommanded the trade of "©rtepaive area of coautfjj coaiH Hag many of the most popaiotts aird wealthiest coanties in the State. JPhe trade tliat built up Houston and -made her a city of 15,000 inhabitants, and created an accumulation of cap- ital and property iQ proportion, can- not, if her citizens are true to them- j eminently withheld or ffom her< The biilliant its we bad ia 1360 of a rail- n section being speedily corn- •witli the great net work of \eas; of the Mississippi vrtre .dissipated by the war, but many tkbttika will not how elapse before we can.indulge again the hope of seeiDg t&at connection soon completed, and m completion will biing with it many Advantages bearing,d&ectlv uptm our >x /fstfjggres...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 October 1868

!S I- T p-ii i. "**' 4 . . . Associated Preka piBpatches. London, "Sept. 24—The Spanish insnrgecjas ase.Teported to- hare at- tacked Madrid,Vbich was defended by barricades. Sk> paKicnlare have been received. ,. , • ; The Spanish Ministerial Council has addressed a crfetfar to the Spanish -Representatives at toreiga courts, as- suming thesa that qie insurrection will J'r&nce remains entirely neutral. The aldermen and counsellors of Dublin haVe passed a resolution fa* vori-pg tlie release V>f the imprisoned Fenians, the dangerurom the Fenian move)0rent;havfc|r pissed away. Fort Wallace, ! Sept. 24.—Col. Forsyth; with, fifty men, is hemmed in by.a large number onlodians, ninety miles south of this p ce. Col. For*. sytKTwas wounded in the leg and hip. Ldeut. Butler, was talally wounded. Dr..M« >ore was Sit# ititbe head while dressing Forsythrs wiunds. At; last accounts the paity Lad sixty tive rounds of ammunition! were furtity- ing, and -eating their Horses. Troops are mo...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 1 October 1868

WEEKLY TELEGKAPH. HoiHton, October 1> 1868. tr£ pre*-*i thje pbople, and TBE CONVE.YTIOIY. . - • • — ' that approve oar course as to the Constitution that may be •Sfored by the Austin Convention. -. They are the men -who bate the confidence of the people in every Sec- tion of tho State, an& having no-po^ iitical trnmpets to sonnd, they mean only to speali, their ,,thunder tones, •when, in their judgment, the proper time has come'. V r , j? The only point of difference ia3 as to tHe proper time ttf bring forward xha qifestion. In some private let- tert froni stron'g meD, and al30 in several papers-whose opinions we va'ae, it is suggested that we would . Vest* wait awhile and see what is be- "fore as, before determining whether we will accept or reject. All these people and editors, refeiced to are , honest men, sincerely in search" of the |>estcourse to/be taken, and with them we can argae with a certainty that ^neither their ears or hearts are shut ep. and to these we. che...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 October 1868

k [ V- rn y *•« - . ESTABLISHED 1884 1868. HOUSTON? TEXAS, THUHgDAY, OCTOBER 8, . XXXIV.—NO; 27. Frcftn Plan's Bulletin. Constitution of ISCS-Pfo. 3. 1-* if t' The jndiciary depart®ent, or divis- ion, pi thenew proposed constitution,, in my order comes nwtt. . Upon this department t>f our gov- ernment depends, ia a very great de> £ree, the peace and prosperity of our people. I am. not prepared, at this place, either to commead or condemn the general outline Of the system pro- •posed. By the new sconsticntion we areiothave in51 each county five- Jus . tices of t!ie Peace, and.-these five Jus- titfes are _ N>, form, in bane, a Police Court. Then we arouto have a pis trie? Clerk f#r -each*county, uptfn whom, it is very evident, some judi cial power will he coaferred. Thin •we'age to* have a District Court, arid Jnd&es of said District Court must Jiold thre<J sessions of court annually in each county. The proposed pl&n disposes of the following officers, known to the...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 October 1868

n WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. W.sf. WEBB,*' Editor, and Proprietor. Houston, October 8. 1868,, * PBOOBESSIOIt. The world is fulhof ideas, and new and useful ones are continually being * advanced. Ideas of utility-—ideas of government and moral ideas—ideas practical and ideas impracticable are continually started, discussed, adopted and bccome part of a great* syateua^-or dropped aceoBding to their indactilifcy or adaptation to the con- tinually grow in a: and changing wants of the lime- Ideas beget resolutions, socially, morally and politically;' An idea barely uttered to-day, to morrow assumes form and shape and invites discussion, and soon it becomes adopt- ed as part of our social, moral or political code. An idea of to day may be received coldly or perhaps with disapprobation ; but submit it to discussion—let its tendencies be un- derstood—get up a debate, and it is sure to have its advocates ocd oppon ents, and all that is good or evil in it wLUbe thoroughly ventiiated. There is no want ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 October 1868

Jm BY TELEGRAPH. Associated Press Dispa Alexandria, fegjpt, Oet. 2—An attempt has been tuade to assassinate €he Viceroy by 3ropJ>ing a steel ball armed with sharp barbs upon his head. Hie is tmiDjUrtd; the perpetra- tor is unknown. M^j>Kid, Oct. 2—Yesterday's GU- zettepjj'bliskes the Provisional Gov- ernment's proclamation, i epQsing Queen Isabella, proclaiming the sov- ereigt^y of the peogle, and denoun- <%the Bourbons. I x - 'A combination of, merchants and bankers offered a lo«in to the Provis- ional Government of a hundred aud sixty million reals. \ , .. t TBe Marquis Nomleschez is dead from wounds. • f . . Gen. Cologne is captured. Madrid is perfectly quiet. Don Sebastian advised the Queen tolnaugarate civil war, but the Basque provinces refused men or moDey tyr^that purpose. The Basque provinces have joined the revolution. Written for the Telegraph. ( Jottings*on the Farm—No. 25. Sept. 29,1868.—Since my last we have had a very unpleasantly cold and wet spell of weathe...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 October 1868

:■% * "WEEKLY TELEGRAPH. * * W. e. WEBB, Edit«nr *tul P*opriet ir.; Houston, October 8, 1868. AatCfonl Democratic <K-% * . r _ r' .7 v. FOR PRESIDENT: HORATIO SEYMOUR, Of New York. Foil ffcif^&SIDENl?: FRANCIS P. BLAIR, Jr. * Ot Misscrari. \ VSUi; > PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS. For the State at Large. B.H. EPPERSON. I JOHN HANCOCK. _ Alternates. J. H. CLSTSLANDt Of f oik County. GEO. W. SMITH, i of Colorado Countf. FOB FIRST COFQRK8SIGS1L DI8TBICT. Ita. Steadn[wu>« ef Harrison; -J. '. Camp, of ti - SEOOIli COSORS8SIOKAL DISTRICT. David' Cnlbertson, of MarionJ as. M. Hunt, Urmyson—alternate. 1 THIRD C0SGRRS8I0HAL DISTRICT, e. W. Jones,01 Bastrop; J. M. Anderson.of Mc- Uuu-alternate. r . FOBfttH OOXSRBSBIOSAt DISTRICT. G. Upson, of Bexar ; diaries Stewart, of Harris-j- alternate. " We have no use and never hai for these impracticable, self conceite men."—State Gazette. Capt. Josselyn fon Practicability !! Capt. Josselyn on Self Conceit!!! When will the Books be published? Did a...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 October 1868

► Frow l&pjrjm. f " Palestine, Texas, ? : **k: ■ Sept'. 9,1868.' $ Hon. Reo.E. Bumey, Cbafnnah Diraeotetio Exten- sa tive Committee, Wkco, T«i*: Yotir letter of tfce 28ch August is before me, rnvkin$ life to attend a barbacue and mass meeting at W*co on the 16ih inst., aad to adclress the people. ■ « C- «' ! •.•••'* ' -'> Nothing.would h£,ve afforded roe ' more pleasure tbaa to comply with yotir rtquest, but tlie near appioa'cli of oar district court, and the pressure o# pFt^pio. btosinees which caunot be aegleetefl, compelled jne to forego thi? pleasure, and denies me this op- portunity of meeting tnany esteemed ftteflds of former years, who will probably be there, as well a^ of presenting to the people .there my Views upon the great questions which so defipy"Concern us all* At the close oft the recent w- r I isfelfc, in common with the .people who ^bad levqred th> establi hment of the Confederacy, that true wisdom, as well -as the best interests of the Southern" people, ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Weekly Telegraph — 8 October 1868

-# • « mam THEfiRAPH " : Mr. T#'THE VBSC WHITE PEOPLF OF THE IWITED STATSS. , -/— We address those of you who are freeman, and have the privileges of freemen, to tell you that yotrr race in Texas are not freemen, and cannot exercise their rights or privileges. We fought you, because we thought you were about to destroy us. You conquered us. You were stronger than we were, but only because you Tiad more men appliances of war and money than we Bad. We fought you oyer four years, and as long as we kadi hope. You tore down our flag, we did not lower it ourselves. You •were sincere, so "were we. You were brave, Iso were we. You were strong, and we were weak; and you over- come our armies, pulled down ouf Government, and destroyed and tooir from us billions of property. Then in your victory and power you offered us amnesty, and we accepted it, laid down our arms and agreed to become faithful citizens of the. United States. We gave up our slaves and yielded to all your demands, and were si...

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