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35. And about the same time there also came tidings of a great revolution in the kingdom called France; and the men of France who dwelt in the city assembled together to make rejoicings.

36. And James, the Deluded,was also in the midst of them seeking to draw followers after him; and he said unto the men of France that he was their kinsman, for he had another “Grandmother" who had come of their nation.

37. But the men of France were wise, and they saw through the arts of James, the Deluded, and they passed him by in silence, and they joined themselves to the host of “State Rights and the Union."

38. So James, who is called the Deluded, was discomforted on every side and his soul was disheartened, and he now saw the error of his ways, but he would not yet repent.

39. Now when the letters which had been sent forth by James the Deluded, at the “Supper of Disappointment," had reached Columbia, it came to pass that all his friends who dwelt in that city were greatly enraged against the men of Charleston.

40. And they called the men of Charleston “ Recreants and Yankees, and Men of Clay," and they gathered together all the followers of John the Conjuror, and of James the Deluded, and of Robert the Nullifier, at the city called Columbia.

41. And they took counsel together what they should do, to save James the Deluded and Robert the allifier, and their followers, who dwelt in Charleston, from utter discomfiture.

42. And they sounded forth praises to Convention, even as John the Conjuror had counselled, and they set it up as a “Sovereign Remedy" for all the evils under which they said the people groaned.

43. And they cried aloud against the tariff and against the other statutes of the realm, and they “put off their allegiance” to Andrew the King, and they denounced the men of Charleston and all the adversaries of Convention.

44. And they summoned up a great army from all the country round about, and a great multitude came up, even two thousand men.

45. And in the midst of the friends of James the Deluded, and of John the Conjuror, and of Robert the Nullifier, stood a certain man named Thomas; and he was the wise man to whose care was entrusted the youth of the realm, and he was at the head of what is called “The College.

46. Now Thomas, from his youth upwards, had been a lover of discord and a fomenter of strife, and his heart took delight in scoffings and slanders, and some called him Thersites."

47. And dissensions and controversies were his study by day and revilings and back-biting were his meditation by night; and he smiled at the ruin which evil passions brought down.

48. And he openly set at naught the statutes of the realm, and he taught that what men call The Union” was but an “unequal bargain” to the people of the South, and that the hour was come “to calculate its value.”

49. And he poisoned the minds of the youth throughout all the realm, and he insinuated doubts even as to the commandments of the Most High, and he instilled into their hearts hatred and rancour towards "the Union of the States.

50. Now the same Thomas sounded praises to Convention, and he counselled the people to rejoice in it; for that it was powerful to save them from the evils whereof James, the Deluded, and Robert, the Nullifier, and Langdon and all their followers had complained.

51. And he said by the might of a Convention they could suspend the ordinance which is called habeas corpus, and then they should have power over all the men of the Union to cast them in prison and to slay them utterly.

52. And Thomas said many other things to beguile the people to their own destruction, and many good men believed that he proved himself a viper to the land which warmed him.

53. But the multitude hearkened to his voice, for he was held up as "an apostleby James, the Deluded, and by John, the Conjuror, and by all their counsellors and friends.

54. Then a certain ruler called James, who was a Chancellor of the realm, and a leader in the host of James the Deluded, arose, and being a careless man, he forgot the counsel of John the Conjuror, wherein he entreated that none of his followers should yet såy aught of Nullification.

55. And he opened his mouth, and gave honor to the name of Convention, and he spake these words and said, “Convention for any purpose but Nullification is unmeaning fallacy.

56. So it was made manifest to all the people that James the Deluded, and Henry the High Priest, and Robert the Nullifier, and all their fol. lowers, still worshiped in secret the graven image Nullification, and that for its sake they set their hearts on Convention.

57. Then a certain elder and Judge of the Province, whose name was called John, and who was a follower of the truth, arose before all the multitude and said :

58. “Men and Brethren! verily, ye have this day heard praises to the name of Convention, but since James the Chancellor hath set forth its object, ye cannot remain in doubt what ye shall do.

59. “Behold ! if ye be persuaded to Convention, now, ye will bring down civil strife and disunion, for how can ye set at naught the statutes which Andrew the King hath sworn to maintain, and yet expect to escape his vengeance?

60. “Is Andrew the King one who quails at danger, or think ye that he will shrink from that which he hath sworn to execute? Verily, no.

61. “Wherefore, Men and Brethren! be not deceived; ye are on the verge of a precipice-your ark of safety is in peril, ye are rushing on to civil strife with brethren, and if ye turn out, ye will quench the flame of freedom in the blood of your countrymen.

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62. “Awake, then, and open your eyes to the light; behold you may see before you the dark valley of 'Disunion and Anarchy;' on this side you have time for argument;' beyond all must be action or dishonorable submission.

63. “Now, therefore, I say unto you, depart hence and give no countenance to the evil doers, and strive not by your numbers to intimidate the men of Charleston; for they are strong in the faith, and will eschew Convention, for they have seen it leadeth to Nullification and Disunion."

64. And while John was yet speaking, the multitude departed as he had counselled; but the devoted followers of James remained in waiting to give encouragement to their leaders.

65. And in that same day Convention became Nullified, and all the worshipers of Nullification mourned in sackcloth and ashes.

66. Now these are the chapters of the Book of NULLIFICATION; and the scribe who hath written them is an humble follower of the Truth, and his name is not great, for it is not found in the book, and he shall be translated hence to a far country, and no man who loveth the truth shall seek to find him out.

INDEX.

Adger, Robert
Abrahams, M
Abney ..
Adger, James.
Adams, John Q.
Adams, Governor.
Anderson, J. W.
Alston, Governor
Arthur, Henry.
Arnold, A. B.
Allan, T.
Alex, Master J. E.
Barnwell, R. W..
Bailey, Attorney-General
Baker, Bolling ..
Ball, J.C..
Baker, Alfred.
Bell, William.
Bennett, Thomas, Gov...
Benjamin, J. P.
Bank of South Carolina.
Bartow, F. S.
Belin, A. H.
Bee, W. c.
Bellinger, John
Bennett, W.J.
Boyce, W. W.
Boyce, Ker..
Bocock, Thomas S.
Brown, John..
Blain, W. S..
Brooks, W.
Billups, J.
Brisbane, John W
Brewster, C. R.
Barrillon, J. N.
Bryan, George S..
Bryan, Mayor.
Blue Ridge Railroad..
Brown, Archibald ..
Blair, General ..
Burt, A..
Bible Oration.
Butler, Governor
Butler,'Judge.

PAGE.

PAGE.
384 Brush, G..

105
99 Bank United States

119
210 Buist, George.

103
38, 46 Buist, Henry..

404
34 Buist, G. L.

404
235 Bar, Proceedings of

404
319 Barker, Theodore.

404
231
Bacot, J. M..

404
225
Calhoun, John C.

36
119
Capers, William.

222
319
Capers, L. G..

38
13
Carlisle, Earl of .

156
209, 289, 301 Carroll, Charles,

38, 45
135 Carroll, B.

99
320 Campbell, James H..

203
320 Cassin, C..

102
307 California, Admitted .

193
95 Cantwell, P.

104
15, 18, 28, 37, 95 Chilton, W. P..

302
32 Cheves, Langdon.

. 34, 226, 229, 404
131, 158, 232 Chapman, s..

101
302 Chestnut, James

289, 301, 302
119 Clitherall, A. B.

320
384 Classmates. .

22
227 Clay, Henry.

284, 34, 193, 230
110, 111, 114 Clayton, A. M.

302
301 Clayton, Philip.

319, 325
119
College Days.

21
359 Cobb, Howell.

. 302, 305
238 Cobb, Thomas R. R.

302
102 Constitution, C. S. A.

303
302 Commissioner to Virginia.

242
114 Cohen, P. S.

103
101 Cohen, A. D.

404
103 Convention, Secession.

226
93 Cooper, Mark A..

26
30, 103 Clark, William.

101
401 Course, Isaac.

98
38, 183, 229, 515 Condy, T. D

98
99 Coffin, J.S...

102
80 Colburn, J. S..

99
135 Co-operation, Address. .

201
532 Conrad, CM..

302
121 Congress, Provisional, C. S. A.

301
156 Crawford, J. A.

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