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The Record of Hon.: C. L, Vallandigham on Abolition, the Union, and the ...
Clement L. Vallandigham
No preview available - 2017
The Record of Hon. C.L. Vallandigham on Abolition, the Union, and the Civil War
Clement L. Vallandigham
No preview available - 2018
The Record of Hon. C. L. Vallandigham on Abolition, the Union, and the Civil War
C. L. Vallandigham
No preview available - 2019
Abolition Administration ages already American arms army arrest authority beginning believe better bill blood called cause citizen civil common compromise Congress Constitution Convention Court danger demand Democratic Democratic party district disunion election England equal Executive existence fathers Federal finally force gentleman give Government hands heart held honor hour House hundred institutions interest least liberty maintain majority means meeting military months nature never North Ohio once organization party pass patriot peace person political practice present President principles propose question record Representatives Republican resolutions resolved restored secession secure Senate sentiment separate slave slavery South Southern speak speech spirit stand territory things thousand tion to-day treason true Union United VALLANDIGHAM vote West whole
Page 167 - to raise and support Armies" and "to provide and maintain a Navy.
Page 130 - And several grants and promises made of fines and forfeitures, before any conviction or judgment against the persons, upon whom the same were to be levied. All which are utterly and directly contrary to the known laws and statutes, and freedom of this realm.
Page 131 - That the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotic governments.
Page 146 - That the people have a right to assemble together in a peaceable manner to consult for their common good, to instruct their representatives, and to apply to the legislature for redress of grievances.
Page 65 - I regret that I am now to die in the belief, that the useless sacrifice of themselves by the generation of 1776, to acquire self-government and happiness to their country, is to be thrown away by the unwise and unworthy passions of their sons, and that my only consolation is to be, that I live not to weep over it.
Page 131 - No person can in any case be subjected to law martial, or to any penalties or pains, by virtue of that law, except those employed in the army or navy, and except the militia in actual service, but by authority of the legislature.
Page 130 - By issuing and causing to be executed a commission under the great seal for erecting a court called The Court of Commissioners for Ecclesiastical Causes; 4.
Page 65 - But this momentous question, like a fire-bell in the night, awakened and filled me with terror. I considered it at once as the knell of the Union. It is hushed, indeed, for the moment. But this is a reprieve only, not a final sentence. A geographical line, coinciding with a marked principle, moral and political, once conceived and held up to the angry passions of men, will never be obliterated ; and every new irritation will mark it deeper and deeper.
Page 240 - All courts shall be open, and every person, for an injury done him in his land, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law ; and justice administered without denial or delay.