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mtour Nominated 1 n theTwen.
-,. ty-second 'Ballot by Acclama
tiara—Frank-P. Blair the Can
, didate for Vice*fe.sidetit+-Exf
i - citing Proceedings.
By Telegraph to the rutanarawpasette..l • 1.,
• • * • a Veux; July 9, 18. =
The delegates assembled about 10 o'clock.
Kr. Seymour, pernuineht President,. took
''.he - Chair amid applause, and called the
Donvention to order at 10:20 o'clock, but
. mmediately thereafter'..xetired, when Vie°
: - President Price, of New York, took the
~ ...hair. Prayer was offered by 'Rev. Mr.
Mr. Niblack, of. Indiana, moved to die
Pease • with :the.:_reading of the...journal of
„yesterday. Agreed to. •
• A delegate rose to a privileged question,
. and complained that the order of the Con
vention inviting them to seats on the floor
:badnot been eiddiced He asked that the
Sergeant-at:Armii be instructed to . do it.
:.There were great complaints that many
were refused admission.
The 'Secretary stated that tickets' had
beemissued,to the aoldiers and sailors, who
were admitted to the extent of the capacity
'of the hall., 1
Mr. Broadhead, of Misionel;rose to nom
inate Francis P. Blair as a candidate before
•f this Convention for President. He had
: firmness of purpose, great courage, indom
itable will, especially required - at .this
''time. He would givela living meaning to
- the pledge to preserve, and defend the Con
stitution and assert and maintain the Jude
• pendence of the Eitecutive. He knows the
duties of the Executive station and will
dare maintain •them. !He nominated Mr
' Blair on behalf of the Missouri delegation'.
i* Mr. Miller, of • Pennsylvania, rose and
~ complainadidf the violation by Mr.:lllden,
• yesterday, of the rules of the Convention,
- in making== remarks on announcing the
: change of vote of that State. His remarks
were excited and in bad ,templf..„ Refer
ring incidentally-to the name of . Chase, the
,'; galleries broke out in great cheering.
.„ The Chair announced the business in of
,' der was the nineteenth ' ballot.'
.1 A delegate from California; in a few re
t. marks, presented _Judge Stephen Field, of
• that State, as a candidate for the Presiden
* cy, Whorn he eulogised as a guardian of the
-• Constitution of the country against the as
- sanits of Radicals at Washington. [Sub
! dued cheers.] - .• •
Mr. Vallandigham said he had a commu
-1 nication in writing which, with leave of the
: Chair,•he would read from the stand. His
. appearance on the platform was greeted
I with moderate cheere lt He read a letter
from Mr. : Pendleton ted at Cincinnati,
- July 24:1,! and addressefto Washington Mc
: Lean, of the Ohio _del ion, authorizing
the withdrawal of his name whenever it
should seem' desirabl . He dberried the
. success of the party r more important
the gratification f any personal am
bition. If at any ti e a name could be
'• presented that was likely to more heartily.
unite the: party, the his (Pendleton's)
• name should be withdrawn. '
Mr. Vallandigham said it was Mr. Mc
, Lean's desire to .nresent this letter early
yesterday, but the Ohio delegation thought
best, to. keep his name before the Conven
tion throughout yesterday. ' He commend
ed the magnanimity and unselfish patriot
ism of this letter, and finally withdrew Mr.
Pendiaten'a - name with thanks to those who.
bad supported him. with such fidelity.
[Greatl.clagers] . _ _l
The following is Mr. Peridleton's bitter:
.: • -.i. CiscirirmertOuly 241868.,
WAISII ' IXOTON , IklcLEkv,-'Fifth Avenue
Hotel•: , • - ,Alfiy, „Dear 'Bfr;-:-Yott .know ,' better;
than any one, the principled and feelings
which have guided my' conduct, since the
suggestionof.snyquinie 'for thficPrestchelz
tial nomlnationd You know that while L
receive thisltiai opinion of my cotintry-
Men; and would feel in honest pride in id
distinguished a mark aif their confidence,
I do 'not desire it at the expense' of one
single electoral vote, (eat applause,) or
or the least , distur cis •of the her
mony of • our part . I consider the
success ,of „the , Democzatic party in
the • •next . ~ selection, ••of . , far • . greater,
importance than the gratification of any
personal ambition, however pure and lofty
it might be. (Loud cheers.) " If,- there
fore, at any time, a name shall be sug.gested
which; in the opinion of yourself and those
friends who have shared our confidence,
shall be,-stronger. before the, ,country, or
which can more thoroughly unite our own
tiarty, I beg that von will instantly with
draw my name and Pledge to the"Conven
tioa my hearty. and zealous aid and active,
sup Port for its nominee. ' _,, .
Very truly yours, '
[Signed] -* ' Gion.'ll. Penciarrox.
NINBTEEttIiII. BALLOT.' _ :,.. '
The roll . was called for the nineteenth'
ballot., Alabama and Arkansas ;led off for
Hancock, [Cheers.] Connecticutreterned
to the support of English. Delaware wen t
to Hancock. [Oheers.] 'Richardson :cast
the entire vote of-Illinois for Hendricks.
A delegate from .the Second District rose
to-object to being counted for Hendricks,
but was ruled out *corder,' AlLll.Whllletto
voted solidly for Hancock. Nevada fort
Field. Nev./frill& VOA Tfo;fField. New
, York adhered,to Hendricks. Ohio went
solid fer'Paifiter; of Pihniayleahliti" Oregon
gave Packer,lb and Field 2. -penneylvanifi
retired"for comitiltation. Tennessee cast 10
for Hancoek.'• [Cheerm] Pennsylvania;
came in and cast .26 for Ham:of:h. jGreat
Tho Chair announced the result: .
Hancock 135 m Blair 134:
English 0 Field .15
'Packer ' ' '' - '22 Chase. 34
Doolittle -12 . i Seymonr .. 4
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- : _ : TWENTIETH BALLOT. ' •
, on ,
The roll was called the twentieth bal
lot. Arkansas broke' from Hancock and
gave. Hendricks fours. of „her. :five fvetesi
Matsachusetts asked time and was passed;
[lt is rumored she will go for Chase.]-"New
Jersey-voted seven for .Heiadricks. , New
York adhered to Efendrickti: -Ohiciasked
time and was \ Paned. ' [Fireitement, and
interest intense:]. Pennsylvania, Adhered
to Hancock. Kentuck gave Hendricks
-5 and Hancock - 3 1 4. ppsetteasakefr '
and obtained leave to retire for fiftenie
minutes.. Obio gave gave English ten and
Btu:peek eleven,and then , obtained leave
to retire fieneetzeddri. :
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g h o'• (l 4/ r - .44 - 041 - Wi # . o,l`eild. 1:43c«,
Diglnii.g•osic,,Toilii.: . fro'ill 6 si:oll64‘
-Theimmutsbajususetive all oVerths ball,
each delegatio4 reviewing the 'field, dis
cussing the chances
,of the,different candi
dates and determining kw:V . to vote on,the
next ballot; or how tochaxige their votes if
there 'should' be . ifiv'general; change of
votes before the twentieth ballet, still pond- .
The Cahverition was again called to
order. The result was announced as fol
English 16 Hancock....
Doolittle 1 12 I Hendricks
Blair - ' 13 Field
Seynionr 2 I
The 'roll vas called on the twentyfirst
ballot. Kentucky and Massachusettb again
asked time and were passed. Missouri
abandoned Blair and gave Hancock six and
Hendricks tour. -Tennessee split again,
givinkJohnson five; Hancock two and one
half, and McClellan one-half. (Cheers in
(Mr. Seymour resumed She Chair.) Mas
sachusetts gave four for Chase. (Great, pro
longed and repeated cheering in the galler.
ies, and hisses on the floor.)
The result - was announced:
English 19 Hancock 6.-135%
Johnson 5 Doolittle 12
Hendricits 182 Field 8
Chase 4 McClellan •'•
Chase was again hissed, which Was , re
sponded to by overwhelming cheers.
_ On the twenty-second ballot California
•V'oted solid forHendrick's.' Minnesota gave
Hendricksler entire four. Missouri gave
Hendricks eight. tievada gave him three.
New York adhered to him. North Caroli
na gave him her nine. (Great cheers.)
When Ohio was called Gen. McCook, by
unanimous direction of his delegation, and
with the assent and approval of every pub
lic man in that State, including Mr. Pen
dleton, .put in nomination, against his
inclination; but nolonger against his honor,
.the name of Hon. Horatio Seymour., He
said : Let us vote for a - man whom the
Presidency ; 'has sought. and who has
not sought the Presidency. This, ho
believed would drive from. power the
Radical cabal at Washington. He believed
this nomination would command the unan
imous approval of Democrats and Conserv
ative men of all sections. He asked, on be
halt? of the 'country, that Mr. Seymour
should yield to this wish of the Conveatiom
(Great excitement and applause, delegates
rising and cheering.)
Mr. McCook cast, twenty-one votes for
Horatio Seymour:, [Renewed cheering.l
Mr. Seymour rose and said:
; G ENTLEICE.4 or . Tim CORIIENTION :
"(Cheers.)` The motion just made by the
gentleman from. Ohio excites in my mind
with the moat mingled emotions.:. (Ap
plause.) I have not terms ln which to ex
press my gratitude for the generosity of
this Convention. (Cheers.) I have 'no
terms in which to tell of inc - regret that
my name has' been:. brought.-before. this
Convention. God knows, my life, and all
I value most in life, `I would give for the
good of my country, which I believe to be
identical with my own. (Applause and
cries of “take the nomination, then.") li
do not stand homes a man proud of his
opinion; 61. obstinate, 'lnnis pnecose ;.Rut
upon a' question of honor, - I , must
stand upon my own, convictions against
the '-' world. (Applause, and a voice,
, God' bless you, Horatio Seymour.")
Gentlemen, when I said here at an early
day that honor ferbade my accepting , a
nomination by this Convention, I meant it.
When, in the course of my interconzie
with those of my own delegation and my
friends, I said that I could not be a candi
date, I meant it. And now, permit me to
say, I know, after all that has taken place,
I tanild not receive the nomination without
placing not only myself, but the Demo
cratic *party, in a false position. (Ap
plause.) But, gentlemen of the Convention,
more than that. We have bad to-day an
exhibition from the distinguished citizen
of Ohio that has touched my heart'as it has
touched yours. (Oh ru e ) I, thank God,
and I congratulate-eh' - Country; that there
is in the great State of Ohio one whose
magnificent position gives it so great a con
.trol over the actioni of our eonntry. A
- young man; rising in the estimation` of
is countrymen, an. whose 'future is
all glorious, who has said that
he could tread , eneath his '' feet
every other consideration but .that of
duty. And when he expressed to his dele
;gation, and oxprehsed in more than direct
terms, that he was willing that 'I should be
nominated, whootood in such opposition
to his own nomination I should feel a
dishonored- man if ,I .nomination ,
'not 'tread the
same honorable path which .he has marked
out. (Great applau .) - Gentlemen, I
thank you, and may d bless you for your
kindness to mei. battur candidate I can
not be. "(Three chee ' - forßaymour.)
Mr. Vollandigluitp, of Ohio-Mr. ~Presti
- dent; in times, of' pnblie 'exigency, in
tirdes of great public tonally, every , per
sonal cqnsideration in be yielded,to.the
public good. (Apple se.)'• The safety 'of
the people is, the supreme law, and the'
safety of the * Anierica reptibliacdeMande
the nomination ofHoratio ' SeYmour, 6f
New York. (Cheers. Ohio cannot, Ohio
will not, . accept his coloration, , and, her--
twatiV-One votes the itonii,reccirded t in
his name. (Cries of gOod," "goat"' and
cheers.) And now I call upon the dele
gations from all the States represented
on this floor, upon th delegations from all
the States of this Unio , from the Atlantic
to the Pacific; front' t e• great lakes to the
gulf, disregarding al minor considera
tions, to make this no Motion unanimous.
And before God I bell vein November the
'judgment of this Con ention will be con
firmed and ratified b , the people of all the
United. States. (Applause.) Let the vote
of Ohio stand recorded, then, twenty-one
votes for Ifiztatio Silyntan.r. l, : (Applosee.)
Mr. Kiernan, of New York, to relieve
everybody in the New York delegation,
said they had no lot nor part, in this move.-
Ment of, Ohio. They had heard something,
of it, but declined to take ' any part' Iri If,.
Out ot zegardifor.4the, proper, sensitiveness
Of the President of the Convention, until
other Statesshould" show 1 by ' their action
that Mr. SeyeNtir.,,Witt demanded tiviAlio_
Party in Convention. He urged the neces
.sity • of , sueoeite - in-the campaign and ex
prom(' his, opinion that Mr. .Seymour
could dow aceePt the judgment Of the Con
vention with 119n0f.j anti ; that.he should
yeld, as a matter of. iity.ito its wish, and
with him at a °and! Ple:Neir York was
good for one hundred thou s and runfority.,
The pall of the roll' then 'proceeded
With. Tenneistee gave.l4bfee.4itsfennenr:
ten votes. When WisOonsin was called
ur. gamer seeonded.the Sate PfPittP 444
Cast' eight -votes "fob' `Htiratft .-- - 5 4/._nc'ur‘
[Great cheering.] , MaStiaelineeltiF - Anfve
twelve' for-Horatio Seymour s 'i Ninth Cara.
Una changed her ':ninefvetite," troth ; ', Hen
drinks toWeyrnour. [Cheeirs.i.- . ireinievl,.'
vania asked ', , ,not to - be 'reoorded , for the'
present. '/!disttLoslOpli"changed. film High
eoekto'HoratioSeymodr. -Preateheerlaig -
Ind co,Ziftielon - ensnei& ---- ,fiekaratiolug - iffand•
ling upon flier seats. Crietrot lilt floikn,"
%it down, ,, siorder."jta-,r,— i f - 4.• : 4 V' ' 1
Mr. Price took the chair and "litohlted
. at gentlerminatit lallaWift and WOlild'
recognize no one until order:was restored.
Mr. , 4 Wo)dward;t of 7 / I Wkilithie :Woe Aind;
filevmonr. (Greet cheeidnit and Woo en)
tkoir - resPetirridagallaint Vuivie ens
ili,.i cj ,7.7,.1.1T1i,
' 'change our vote." a cozen
States at ppm:wanted to 011aixte. their vets ! "
'Missouri changed to Seymour eleven.
Illinois followed en masse: for: Seymour.
(Tremendous cheering and indescribable,
- confusion.) Indiana changed solid thirteen
to Seymour. lowa fame. next -eight, fp*
Seymour. Te..itasccasilierslt. C
Here the cannon In 'the - street begatile
fire a salute for the nominee,.as State utter
State came in, but the einifusionind . noise
was so great flat not a woFd could be dis
tinguished of what anybody taill. 11r'.
Seymodi was - ciedrlY nominated."
The confusion subsiding, Alabama,
Maine, Kansas. and Arkansas followed
successively with a unanimous , vote Jag,
Mr. Dawson, of Pa.,moved h Is nominatioti,
but there was so much confusion that
nothing was done with it.
A delegate from Minnesota, frantically,
waving one of the State standards, attract
ed the attention of the Chairman, and cast
the vote of Minnesota for Seymour. (leer
gia paid the'last tribute to Hancock; the
most knightly soldier of the war, who she
had supported earnestly,but she now, united.
in voting' unanimously Ibr SeyMour:' 'Lou
isianigave her sevbn to Seymour.
Mr. Stuart, of Michigan, said that tate
came to the Conventionwith the single put
pose to nominate a candidate who could
certainly be'elected. That position she oc
cupied, to-day. He proceeded to eul "se
Seymour as the greateitt statesman .n ow
living and east Michigan's vote for hi
- The band on 14th'street .struck up "The
Battle Cry of Freedom," theaninon Still
A delegate from South Carolina sand be
was from a State which - Celt Motif heav ily-
the chains of oppression of Radical rule.
He said South .Carolina came here caring
more for Men than Measures. They were
satisfied with the platform adopted so unan=
imously, and South Carolina, with the in
vocation of God's blessing on the party on
which rests the last hope of the country, ,
casts her vote for Seymour. 1
- Maryland changed to Seymour.
.'Mr. Tilden, of New York, rose. Great
interest to hear him was manifested and
cries were uttered of "take the platform."
He spoke from his place.and said he did not,
last evening, believe that the • event which
has now occurred could have happened.
[His remarks herervere not distinctly auoi
ble to the reporter because of the conver
sation innis vicinity.] ,He was understood
to say he- had no expectation that_ Qltia
would have come to the support of the
State of New York. He bad opposedObio's
earnest, wishes. In conclusion =he an
nounced the unanimous 'vote of New-York
for Horatio Seymour.
Mr. Clark, of • Wisconsin: called Ills She
ratification of tbe norninatibn* by three
cheers for Horatio,Seymour, which were
given with . a 'will. The Chair announced
the result, all the States •having voted.
The result was : For Seymour, 317 votes.,
(Enthusiasm and cheering, the whole Con
vention and audience rimng, waving hats,
handkerchiefs, fans, etc., for several min
utes. Loud ca lls; for Seymour, and cries of
"Sit down in front.") = ' ;
The Chair rapped With his gavel and
called order in vain for several minutes.
The Chair (Mr. Price) , arinou need that
Mk. Seymour having: "
received - the linen:-
mous vote ,of the Convention, was the
standard bearer-for the coming campaign.
Mr. Preston. - Ky., offered' a reeolutien to
proceed to nominate a candidate for Vice
Mr. Woodward seconded the motion.
[A. new , scene of confusion. ensued.]
On the call of the States for the nomina
nation of candidates for the Vice Presiden
cy, one of the delegates from California
eulogized H. H. Haight of that State;,' bat
was understood to say that the-State pre-
Igented no candidate. Mr. Steele, of Cali
forma, said that this was a mistake, and
that , avinajority. of the delegation. nopi
Mr. Bigler, of Pennsylvania, urged tfie
nomination for Vice Presidency as a mat
ter of great importance, and moved a re
cess for consultatiOn:
Mr. Preston made the point of ,order that
no motion to adjourn or take a recess was
in order while the roll .ot the States was
being called. • 7 . 5 , 1>1. •'-'
Mr. Woodward moved to suspend the
rules in order to enable Pennsylvania to
make a nomination. Lost..
The Chair put the queition t on thd 'mo
tion by Mr. Istuart, of Michigan, for a re
teas of one hour.
The tnotiomseemed clearly : lost,...but the
Chair announced it hid been ciirried, 'so a
recess for one hour was taken. • 7
When the roll of the States had been
called through and beforft On. general
changing begaff,'-the tWerityteecofid7.balka
stood as follows: Alabama, Hancock, 8;
Arkansas, Hendricks, 5; California. Hend
ricksi, 5; Connecticut, English, 6; Delaware,
Hancock, 3; Yierldp; Hendricks, 3; Georgia,
Hancock, 9; Illinois, Hendricks, 16; 'lndi
ana, Hendricks, 13; lowa, Hendricks, 8;
Kansas, Hancock, 3,-Hendricks 2; Ken
tucky, Seymour, II; (cheers,) Louisiana,
Hancock, 1; - Maine,_..llatimki Rend-.
ricker, , 2;6l Maryland; Efancticir,6,-Ltleed
ricks, 1; Massachusetts, Seymour, 12; Mich
igan, Hendricks, 8: Minnesota, Hendricks,
4; Mississippi, Naticocki 7; ,P4issotiri, Eng
'Bab, I;Tiancock; 2, - Hendricks, 8; 'Nebras
-ka, Hendricks, 3; Nevada, Hendricks, 3;
New Hampshire, Hancock, 4 1 4, Hendricks,
34; New York, 4 llendriektr; i!4; MAW-Taro
lina, Hendricks, 9; Ohio, Seymour, 21; Ore
gon, Hendricks, 3; Pennsylvania,Thineonk,
26; Rhode Island, Doolittle, 4; Boutin Vern
lina, Hancock, 6; Tennessee, Hancock, 44;.
A. Johnson, 4,4lendricks ,I%,._Seymour, 1;
cheers,) Tele*, Hanoock i , l 6,llolendricke; 5;
irginia, Hancock, 10; West Virginia, .
Hendricks, 5, Poolittliti):::/t
2 P. M.-The delegates are reassembling.
The Various State' delegations are Caucus,
sing informally in the" Hall. There seems
a general conviction that Ahe. second place
on the ticket must be assigned to a soldier.
.Thoi-nameS4if Getr:P. P.'BtairJ , Gen; Thema.
as Ewing, Jr., Gen .. Hancock. and
Morgan, of Ohio, are freely canvataied.....lw:
this" connection ' Haiicticks -I .lorolity'A9 ,a'
Bennsylvanian is urged as a ftitWobjecilons'
to ;him, since New York hasthe Pratidera.
tial nomination. EWhig'appediS - I%pular.'
'The friends of Brair...urge..ttuga (the latter
whi t , excite more' enthusiasm among'
the Soldiers: It t-is r fiald ECK York:
will probably '" give him her vute.
It is now understood ' that before there-
oesa Judge Woodward, on behalf of Penn
sylvamai: *us - .tolAti**44 Blair:. Since
.then the delegation' is much : divided be
tween Blair, Mor an and Ewing. General'
Mr, Price Veiled the Convention. to order
at :30, Gov. Seymour having. rettred:to
his.quarters at the St. Nicholas Hotel.
The' eall,Of 'Sfatixs wascontinuesi for nein
inatienifor the Vice. PresidOuoY.
Illinois the, namw;ot, John Au , .
McCleringid; a compeer
,of Clay and - Web ,
story w distinguished, General thWlste
war, whose brain'canoeivell I the capturs.a.
1 , 43 , 100 u m, qz 0, 12,4% , f,5hs
inv ue ,
PITTSBURGH, .ISIDAY, -1-18E*Ftw'
17 rr ',Ty 1. r) 1-14)''
were not stator
~a-k a 4mepa.,,a, , '. , turtk o
fortitous' - chitit Aar -. . , t ober
half of them would vote for the patriot
orator and Statesman, Horatio : :ymour.
He sai d-AO-Was•llt-eenllol in.' ' k ing t 4'
with rawarbf.f ia.narne: . . - ......- .0 - --1* .".....a.
• 'lle Illinois delegate who nominated him
withdrew his name at hid request:3.o '.
Mr. O'Neill, of lowa, presented Augustus
C. Dodge, of that State, whom he eulogized
as a man of integrity, of unswerving Ode1l: 7
ity, to his party, a man _with ..a,l,ruttielaal
reputation, who-served his , State , -inz.lbtir
Congresses and for two terms in the United
States Senate, and had been'Minister. to
Spain..4.Coldly received...l.. —
A Kansas delegatepresenteioletterikoni
the SoldiersandS.ailors Coireentio t ; w hich'
he said expressed the views and t shes,of
that Conventiorrnnder certain clic mitati-'
ces. After a brief and eloquent tribute to,
his character and eutliflcations, be nomi
nated Oen. Thou. Ewing, Jr., of Kansas.
The letter from the Soldiers' and Sailors'
Convention - was 'read' by the Serretary. It
was dated On the Bth inst. and names Gen.
Ewing rtathilt cholte of therAftiCatitiOrrlbr
the second place on the ticket aftoidd the
first be taken froht the East. Ordered to
be spread on the minutes.; ' ;r!f -. 1 , -- - 0.
Mr. Preston, of Kentucky, make a few
,retritirks,,in which he said this nomination
was due oKilielVett aniViikeeented Igen;
F. B. Blair, of Missouri, ris a Southern sol
,dter. He had differed from Gen. Blair in
. trie war. -Be desired :to -say that-the sol
diers of tkießonth extended their liands,t4i.
the soldiers of the North in tone of amity
and good will.
Gen. Steadman, - 'Of ' - Umishilia, - ; [emended
the nomination of hisscompanion in arms,
General F. P. Blair. He claimed the sup:
port given by the, South to General Han
cock aild the nomination of Blair . by Pres
ton. was an evidence that the soldiersof the
South accepted' the situation and the issue
of the war in good faith. , -,; , ...I ..•
Mr. Anderson, of Maine, seconded the
nomination of Mri - Rwing, andprestinted a
letter from the 'Soldiers and - Sailer§' Con
vention of that .State in his favor, under :
Maryland said site would sustain' Blair.:
Mississippi and Maine, Nebraska and Ne
vada also seconded Blair:. North Carolina,
in Order to show that she had no prejudice
against a soldier who fought gallantly :for
his own-side during the war, seconded the
notninatien of :Blair. ; Oregon also -second
ed Blair.,:; Pennsylvania secondeilibe nem
'nation f that great soldier and sound
statesman, Blair. [Cheersj.
When South Carolina was celled, her
chairman rose and Introduced Wade Homo.
ton to.anitounceeher respobse. He inka.ro,
calved with uproarious applause. Mr.
Hampton said: The soldiers of the South,
frankly, cheerfully 'and - cordially accept
the hand of amity extended 'to them here.
He thought it due to the soldiers of the
North they should have a second place on
the ticket," and le attended, therefore, tha..'
nomination of General Blair. [Cheers.]
As ho took his seat General McClernand
crossed the hall and took Hampton oy the
hanOurdd*oeitereue applause. • ' -,
Virginia seconded Mr. Blair in token of ao
ceptance of the proffer by the Northern
soldiers of amnesty and good will.
At the Clew, N.r. Tilden. st ow,_ 'York,
eArteurreci ., inthe.tiotrihuttlesi L - 10...-11,13r.
' The delegate front Kansas - who nomina
ted Mr. Ewing, now arose and said by re
quest of that gentleman, - and by Ids-Erne
tlon -of his .delegation; he withdrew the
nomination c7f Mr. Swing and moved that .
"Gen Blair be I nominated by acclamation. ..
Mai ne,seconded the motion.
lowa then withdrew the nomination, of;
Genbral - Dodge, which le ft Blair the only
,nOmination before the Convention.
(Great cries of "No," "No." "Call the
ro11,1 . "Call the roll,") - which was ordered.
Each 'tatein'its order Voted unaniinotisly'
for Gen. Blair. A delegate .f Alabama
,led oft; saying: "As a rebel soldier of Ala
;barna, I take pleasure In casting her vote
tar the'&llaht. trnton soldier, F.
Woodward, in casting the vote of
Pen nsy I van ia .. for Blair, pledged, twenty
thousand majority "for the ticket in that
State in November next.
When TenuesSes was- ealled,-sfr. Nelson.
int roducek. 06.6.( .B.:Or*V, to, eut the;
vote. (Great cheers.) Gen. Forreist rose,
east the vote for Blair, and thanked the
Conventlon.fpgllte - aolut(3srtuldjr.lndness
extended by Its members to the soldiers 'of
Col., Ashbct Smith, with a few remarks,
cast the vote of Texas for Illair.' • ,•-•.•
The Chair announced, that 4 unanirmius
'vote having been" east rosi IS. P. 'Blair, he
wpm the nominee oftheConveritino , for Vice,
S. S. Cox, of New Xpritcrosato move the
nomination be - ratified by the unanimous
voice of both the .dalegatee and audience.
The entire assemblage united' in three
Mir. 'McDonald, of Indiana, moved the
'Chair appoinVa committee - 44,0ne member
from enehttate to'infbrm the 'notniriees of
their election. -
The •Oeoretatt`read will of the•Nittional
Demoeratic Committee at eight o'clock te
night for organization.
,The Secretary:read a.telegram fromilan.•
caster, Pa., announcing that the Democra,
cy there were firing a salute for : the nomi
nation of ,Iforatio Seymour, which nomina
tion iftrui.reelifiiiil with great erithashonO:V.
.Mr. Keenan; f Pa., offered, and the
adopted. a resolution .of ,thanks.
the citizens of New York for their hospi
:Mr. Whiti v oriniliantioffered a resolu
tion of thanks to the - President - and - other
oftleera•of the - convelPHor" AdoWed.' , 4
Mr. Vallaridikham, of Ohio, pffereit a
resolution sympathizing cordially with the
W.. CaVill4ll;l . 6f
al delegation from each territory be added
'to the Committifeto inform the -nominees
or thelr.selection.: , • •-.• _ •• '
• A reOlatton o f thanks was adopted to , the
atranany , Sdeiet3i fbr the roici-of their !nag
ificent halL'and the Mlinbattan Cirib
their li¢Qrgl Itiospitcility t , L .
1 A riisolutloo,was,,adopted; on motion of
,Nerrtl of Pa thanking the pram . of
,Iltewlritark fur their 'lmpartial anal faiLhfal
(I • I'_
Mr.- Co; O 3.w
of New York, requesteU the-,
ideeretary, the distinguished Chief
,cif Utah, to announce that a grand malice.
„Von meeting would , be held to-night , in
Union *more s under-Abe , enspices.pf4he
Tammaby Society."' 4 s' • • •••
The Chair announced the Committee to
'lnform i themoluinece.ot' , this, Con.ventlon of,
tpeii belebfibit. ' - • ' "' ' 1
Mr. Kiernan, of New York, at the sug
gestii members o,c the vane • s
eletß, MeV& the thanks of-this
Vent on be tendered to Chief Justice Chase
,for the able and iotpartial nuiniker In which
ho _presided over the immehment trial of
Wesidirzitv.rohti . son:
Then, on motion , oriciiieliikCook, of
€bii - Corivention.:ingillyned ,re-
PeAted cheers. - ' • ••;•••••
- r .
Democratic) jilibilett b•Ver • fhenomigi,
Bon etlileyrnottri andi•Blair Were hebtrlaatr
‘lnitihicago aasinte atone
undret gantwas•iirt4p but Lthe zombis.:
ions did slot appear to create grim: enthu
bite ' Mitt4POilliffidkilidettaritedit. fir
tit& fiont , Olaahreatii - e i gu
wo . bica
21'M r 7
*Ntkicriv oicxxpcim. A 31.
FORTIETH • - fONGRESS.
The Tim 4he Igenate—
•- - ,
Farewell of Senator nevpyrdy
J'i •; Take
ohntion—Attempts to Vp
;:.I.lle Tariff Bill in*.the4lollBo--7
- Reduction of the Anity-to the
ti..:reace Establtshnieiit: ``
By Telegraph to the Pliteiburgh Elasette.3
PirAsuaidoicir . , July 9,1.15 : titi.::
• SEg.A.Tk f
- Mr. - HARLAN introduced resolutionS of
VELA lowa Legislature, with an accoMpany
ing bill, declaring certain4ortions of the
> lowa River not a navigable .stream.::Re
feir . ed toCommittee on truFerCe.. . .-.
Mr. HARLAN reporte 00112 • the . Com
mittee on•Postolidoes•a 1 r.qatiN:q , AP:;4" 3
construet.iiin.of bridges, ond.decLaring them
• On =Ai - lino:it Mr". EDMUNDS, . the Secre
tary of Wide wasreqttested to yeti& the
Senate what States have ratified the ....four
teenth rtmerAment, with allinformation on.
Mr. cArrELL called up the bill to , pro
vide for the further issue of tempor4l7 loan
certificates, for the purpose ,of redeeming
and retiring the remainder of the outstand
ing compound interest notes... ' .-. .
After some discussion, it was postponed..
The joint resolution to drop from the rolls
of the army certain of for absenting
themselves from. their commands ,Without
leave was passed.
The tax bill was considei:ed.
- Mr: POMEROIPIi 'amendment:to restore
the taro dollar tax was rejected—fourteen
Mr. NORTON 'meted to Wake theamOunt
ninety cents. ,
After ; debate thejunendtnent was lost—
Yeas—M - essra. Cole, , Edtriunds, HoWe,
Harlan; Norten, N e,, Oaborne - 14`Donald!
Pomeroy, Rosa, Tlpton ! , Wahe, Were,
Nitya—Mesirs. - I3neltale*,• 3 :Citttell,r Conk;
Oonness, Dragin,-.Davis, - Drake,- Fes-.
senden, _Fowler, , Rolvarti„' - ----Johnton.Mc
Creery,' Morgan;ltartute" Sherman;
art, Sumner, TrturibtiWVanWinkle; Vick
era, Welsl4 Willey,
Mr, VA- WINKLE moved' to idlieVe
troleairnand kindred' subitariceti from in
ternal taxiitimuf Adopted-IS to 16: .
Mr.:HARLAIi, offered an amendment lu,.
creasing the tar. on ;whisky in' bond from
four to Mi. - • •• • 'CA
The bill then platted. - • .
Mr. JOHNSON asked permission of the
Senate to trouble - them with O'ferir words."
,had cevarrrltted teWriting.Whittle de
C9 1 4e 3 K, , 1Ct
Mr.';`C)ll".:Kifig theri read tice . l4W . of Mt.
• as: ollowsl, Mr. President,llayi•
be excused for arresting, for n moment or
two, the ordinary busines s` of the Senate by,
a few words • personal to myself.'-'• Having
ngre i et to accept : public trust, abroad,
itted to Me by ~
with the approVal of
,the' Senate, I
am -. about to resign :seat ..- •in
this body. Having) been member• for.
nearly six years, and contracted friendships .
Which have been a 'COnstafit sontdo of pleat-.
ure, and which I shall ever value, I cannot;
retire but with the .deepest regret.. During:.
the period of my service a civil war of , nn=
' exampled magnitude was ''araged,. threat.:
cuing our nationol. - life . and its sue.,
cesslul termination • by. ar mt. ,The con
sequences of the confilet - have • not
wholly disappeared, In this period • ques-
Hens of the greatest. mportance, involving
'the powers of the GiOvernment and the re
served rights of the States, have 'been .
cussed in this chamber with a solicitude to
uphold the Government in its. ; rightful au
thority, inid,to restore the entire country
to its wonted •protperity. , , these die- .
°nations I have • more • .9r...1m partial-.
Fated,. and . although differing
with a mnjortty . of the Senate, and mipport,"
ing - My opinions with - earnestness, it will.
always be a great gratification, to- to re-
Men:doer that at all timesby . every member
I was treated with uniform eonrtesy, and I''
need hardly say,- Mr. President, that such
courtesy I • never failed
. gladly to •recip,,
locate... In the • new' - 'office
,lie In - which ,; I am about_ to.
enter,.l inayfind:.subjeett. of controver..
that for a time, as they, have already dot 'e,
may piers 'or less distract the 'friendly re
Britain and our own,. but. that this disturb
ante Will be tern ptprarirty; • I do not doubt. •
The intnrests'of both nations are so 'firmly
dependant .iupPri:o mutual. • and friendly
understanding, that , the .
'each cannot fail' cte ' see' - :the' 'duty'
of htiving it Observed;' ,- and ';.X be
ve..thip can be accomplished by them oni-.
Testations of, reciprocal good will: As oui
governmentgovernment`is actuated bYj'eueh a feeling,
the complications - pfthe -.present timag. am
tislied, will soon be removed. Iwhatever.
part. ; under . the instructio n s " -- the
Prerident, , I may take In the - reg
preliminary 'to stiCh a- resnlti; I
shall be influenced by a sincere . wish to te,
:cure for both • tifovernmente an adjostirient,
honorable tObo.li; an - curtt;Ektro4m
to think I Shalt be' met 'in the ; Same Writ'
by. - the goVernMent: I Array
look. with hitie to the bf:MY
associates, In' bOdy, - . , and • although •
I: may • • fail - in , :•feepootec , : to • meet
'With ~• cannot) - be': ...•• Mistaken :
in I hinking.they will do:mkthe ; jostiesto;
believe that I, haveibesAll'OVOT9lfl throlgh,
out by an earnest.desire smaintain •
right4it nd protect the lotor4tO : of one, •
haved; : „corintry . ..l.,lt not - 0 :6 ;
. 03; I pr o: : .
) able, :that sastlit
"the Sena ' Senate
'nertir; 'after ,
I lee the ttitititryiliMiti;Thti pleasiire - Of
seeing agnin'lll , :iitic fistenitters; , 't Bug I beg.
you•ylWr:11 President, and them; to :be, as-;
sured that whatever :distance may:separate -
Os, 4:41ha1l never ,•ceaes! gratefully, to, ren. :
itionflber.the ' , kindness, -evinced for -Ip e in
this Chalpher,ort*hoPe' for, the i lni_ppieese
return froni fri,p enbasay,..t`trust and bill;
ileve . 'there will . ; , e' h e nduring':' peace' ' '
betWeeff.' oiiraelfeir "-and" other' , iii
titans of the sore,:
Cetiseadredfbra , flini:,aMP ,s obtirteons:
inalateriarice of our kavn right's ... , ortaffsera;;
pulotts.regardeforthe rights oratheis.
i nfiat will
to a t ifo ,paina v t :_s 7.... ' l% al o l 77 l: . !, : ,: : ; t , ; ol,o6tiot ust.
ticili t t.i4 h ;. !i .44:: t 4lo .i at a; o)% t opeap h g e tei t rd.c.,3 r e
or, - ,o4oittOtitel..;ernmenrs i d 4huth i,
oh In the'
Parti plllts .ry'*i t trAs'Or:ND#4pgs9. l 4 l l.Li i iiiias).
• opourvproi, r ,afialust .onren7 itheallyr
11 p=frangnilit .:
ing Mown • oinnt!!lt !..
! 'OP 1901 fir -P • 1 - *,
; tirettqlova, •
word, but a word• Which to friendaltitietee,'.::.
most painful to utteri,"farewell."
The Senators generally flocked aronfid •
Mr: Johnson to bid him farewell. Ho Ntia:
The funding:bill was postponeil until one .
o'clock to:morrow. - - ;
' Mr. EDMUNDS called np his bill to rag
ulate the representation of certain , States .;
in the Electoral College.
Mr. DRAKE moved- a substitute as ,an
amendment, providing that ; no electoral:
vote shall be given or, counted. from SPY.
State heretofore in Insurrection, i-nulersa
previous to the legal'tiine for election', Abe
State shall have been re-admitted to ieP
reztentation in Congredd, nor unless an'aloo-
tion has been held -under the permanent,.-
not the provisional State government in- •
thorized by Congress.-
Messrs. Edmunds, Howard and kortOrt
opposed the amendment. . ,
• . HOU S E OF .•REPRESENTATIVES..'i
- The Senate joint resolution giving the as- • - .
sent of Congress to- the construction of • a
bridge across Marqtyitta River, in Io ,
Was amended by ad.ding anew section ' u , .
thorixing the construction ' of - draws' and; a , 1 ,.v
bridge across lowa River, in lowa, abOye - "
'the town of Wapela, and passed._ - 1
The bill for the relief of the loyal Chbc
taw and Chickatit& Indiana -Waal , Passad,
with a provision that no money be paid ;or
bonds delivered. under the bill, except ac- .
Wally entitled - in his - own right to receive.,
. the same and no power oftit-=' l '
OM ey relating id the same shall he xegard;) - •
'ed or held of anyryalidity, npless. assigned ......
and executed after, the passage oftlie - acti; ,
Mr. GA FEriLD,lrom Wilitary Ciaintditli --
tee, reporteda bill to reduce the army' . a':•;.,
peace establishment. and - to declare t e-_,
- meaning of the several acts relative 'to - 'e : -, '°'
tired officers of the arniv. - ,'. Ordered. to '--
Printed, and recommitted. ;• ~ :,••. ~ --1 :t ~ ,
Mr. SHANKS, from Committee,On Ways ,
and Means, reported babk the petition lot ':
New - York merchants relative to the reap- '-
praisement of, foreign merchandise ~urin
ported; and recominenciedno bill for any ~
such purpose be passed, which was tabled.: - •
Mr. BUTLER introduceli a bill to equalize ---
taxation and ; reduce, the interest .of..the ._
public debt, which was' referred: to the - -
Committee of Ways and Neans. - ;; ••-• ' • '•
• • -TheSenats bill legeV7ing :the - acts of the_ .
two tax Commissioners in ArkaSsas,was
referred to Committee of Ways and Meark x: '
Mr...._ - . BANKS moved to postpone' till ;'._.
Tuesday next the vote on the passage,Of ..
the Alaska bill. Adopted-48 against tiq. ;l
The ldisaduri contested election. ease was -
posponed until Tuesday.. -,,±; 4 ‘.
The SPEAKER presented a. communiOn
tion from the Secretary of War, with a
ter from the Corresponding Secretary of 1 ,
the Baptist Home 'Mission Society, res _
ing a mission building at Sault St. rie..
Referred to the Military CiimMittee by a
vote of 62 to 5&
- The House wept into .a Committee of the
Whole and laid aside a large number of "'
billiiiin"the'calendar in ,
its-effert to reach --
tariff - „ -- -
-, sDuringAhe proceedings a dispatch was
circulated throughthe ball to'the effeet that '
„Mr. Eldridge was killed in New York by '!" -
theptematnreelisebarge of a cannon, tint:,
Lb* Poxig of Sadness soon disappeared by
the appearance, of lirrEldridge in trio seitt,i
havirig.returneffirorn NOW 'York. .1 4 :7
The Committee finding itself without a
quorum:Oh - Lally Mr. - PARNSWORTIIiskOd
leave to report and put upon its .passage a •
bill front the Committee on,_Reconstrric--
tion providing for an election in the State •„,,,
of Virginia. He said it was ' important', it
should pass at this seaskin. /:
Objectiouzwm made , ) 's
• The bill provides that "the Coristibitieu,
formed by the Convention 'which met
RichmOnd the 3d of Deeemberi istr,
be submitted for ratification on: the . 0
13th, ; 14th and I§th, of Sugnit to V,Rters
whose names sitell be - registered . ..end citiT-J r
iiied under the reconstruction acts, an elec.-.
tion to be held at the same time.for mern. 7
bers of Congress and members of the Gert
eral Assembly and Stateetillcers,
hers of- the General .Assembly to Meet
Richmond on the Ist of September.
Mr. CHANLER, from the Committee on
Elections, made a.repbrt on the Utah con t .
tested case, that Mr. .M. 'C. GroritY2;;tht
contestant, is not entitlecito the seat, and
that Mr. Hooper,' the sitting delegate,' is.
Ordered to be.printed.and laid. aside for
future action.., .
The House again went into CoMmittce of
the Whole. - All bills' preceding the tariff
bill on the. Calendar were, laid aside... The
first readirig of the tariff having been
•pleted, the Committee rose.
Mr. FARNSWOIVPH,-front the Coinmit
tee on Elections, reported providing,.
for an election in Virginia. He explained'
the necessity for it as arising from tlicc
that the time had,passed within which the
Commanding. General could order the (deo
tion to take place, and there was noiP,
authority anywhere for that purpose. , -The,l
bill passed without -,-!; .4 '
On motion of Mr. PRICE, theSecretitiF:
i ef the Interior was directed to lithdali
copy . of the report of General Dodge,,ChieZ',l
flogumer of the Union PacibcßaiiMa d k,
concerning the operations of the'Ceninap7 . ;
:for the y ear 1867. - '"'-;'
The House 'preceeded to the ;busineiA.,n•
on the Speaker's table, and disposed there
, of as follow s: - •
' The::Senate, amendments, to
bill to amend ,the act of bfavh 8c 1 1: 180 , 6 1., ,
providing for the " contraction of 'wagon
roads 'Ditkotah Terrifxv, were .. ..ookmar..:,
red in. • it
The t3enate amendments to the `Ming •
bill makings grant of laiatto Ilinnesbta to . 1
aid in the improvement; of the navigatiOn ; , ;
of the Mississippi . dyer, after Sorisiderable
debate, was non-concurred in r -jreithe '5•l - , - •
„naye 58: ' • ;fa"
Tieeeea till. 7:30.
' Another Letter from Piudleton: i •
• The 'fcilloWing ixlrate hitter in:l;l3l l 4dr. •
,rendleton was addressed -to WashingiOn):,
.Me,Lettn,, of the Ohio delegation, before
that' delgation• lift•Oldo, and wasbanded
to - :.Tohnt .A.••••Eireen. jr.i on -their arrival in
'lC York. .
ci nc i n i t p44 Tklue s d a y, June th, 1188,
MP' Dear Sir: " You ' left -my' offiddil thltri
you at-home, but Yc'l.areA9t , ilei:e!
. h . t I went to say' by note. As - aeon '•••
• say, w..a . 1 , .
as , you . ger New York,- see Gove.rttort
Seymour. You knew well .whikt.. ll
were mY feelings, igiefPre sad after
I beard'frota him last Tall: thaip
the foremostimininaur party in.the.
ted MAW/. 1 31 8,0 11 49,.,SUAtivatitutaud eicr x
poianoeput hlin at the bead of ' ottestittes
testi: He isomnitintitl nty r entlre eortfidencci.'T
I would rather. trust him - theft mvSelf
the delicate duties of the next four years.
You know lam slitore. Make him feel WS,
and that he-ctiff'rely mime and toy friends.
I have a national pride. au holiest:Pride,*
the geockwill of my , emmtrymen; btit you
know, bider than anyone else, it is neither
egotistical nor overruling;' and >that I Mir
-9.441Y . ap 4
td ftWEIC64 l k io O -
in Tb 6 .0. wn° rg ii t
oweowerigre I "ibte'"ibbrcr's thiiiil
tut dallentsly,, and /fi e = s ~Wri r 21 W
tifluen Ando e r •
viitkiitif Via( theinwttilyett/ 'I .a :
ia L tdeerybei alp.) d.t 5c4.24.4•C1 nl Oatzatetri .
t balai'saz,;lra j ( git t itttrigg i 4i rttiv