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Hi* action of the sttte* west of the dewjaasfcrafced little
more emphasis «r The #xfcr©aai t southern-rights position .
wm m«ver vetjr strong l Jtstansas where the majority wis eoatealei
with the compromise treasures offered by CUy* iMtPiglk they #tood
opposed to- amy further emuite to the North* A# the Hetaaa ...
Shield explained, "We at® wot against southern rights bat II U a#ca«aa*y
to keep Hi« py«p« persfwsetiire ami not conjure mp imaginary evils.n" ■
There was little response* to a call lor delegates eyes, tteagli Congressman
Robert W Johnson <s|«4 Ms state to ««8d representatives itom MtSmmtmm
to the southern convention wfeere Mthe South wOt present to a world ®n*
onited brotherhood and will sao^e la one
Equality or Independence, Oar Eights Wm&mt &m Coestttation WlAte
or Without the Hit words stirred ««m defeat® on tlie liw«
bttt not aalto* action *s talk of *k« convention generally slipped Into: tfea
Oa lUMiry 21* Hut i*o«ieiat*a legislators met at the new seat of
government, Baton Jtoqfa, for the first ti* e« 6®*a*ffc®r Waflotr, to to
inaugural address* emphasised that while he did
in Isnsaedisie togw* k« did not believe la sabmissiaa and ree#*®*
mended that astta* be Mm to a^f«v« Ik* convention. Ji hnmS* mmm
m* stato immediately opposed iAmi suggestion ®& Us# §r©«ads f&at s«e*
tional agitators would donstnate the convention and it would only r M|t
**Uaoted in national Intelligencer, Manki ISS®,
wmmh p. 97.
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Chappell, Ben A. The Southern Unity Movement, thesis, 1956; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107898/m1/56/: accessed April 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .