Speech of Hon. James C. Jones, of Tenn: On a Petition for the Repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law, Presented by Mr. Rockwell, from Massachusetts ... in the Senate of the United States, June 26, 1854

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Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1854 - Fugitive slave law of 1850 - 11 pages

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Page 9 - But there is a point at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue, and that point was at last reached by the passage of the stamp act and the tax upon tea.
Page 9 - ... people would against it, grow gradually to a struggle in all things and Co. will not be accepted by the free states as a settlement of the question which it raises — that it will not be acquiesced in as final or respected as constitutional.
Page 4 - ... address issued by the anti-Nebraska members of Congress ; but he took occasion to denounce " such miserable miscreants as Parker, Phillips, and such kindred spirits ; " joined Batchelder and Joseph Warren as martyrs of liberty and law falling in the same great cause ; and denounced the memorial as " teeming with treason and reeking with the blood of an innocent victim.

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