I have only to say that the militia of Virginia will not be furnished to the powers at Washington for any such use or purpose as they have in view. Your object is to subjugate the Southern States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object —... Harper's Magazine - Page 121edited by - 1861Full view
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Andrew E. Mathis - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 168 pages
...me for such an object — an object, in my judgment, not within the purview of the Constitution or act of 1795 —will not be complied with. You have...as determined as the Administration has exhibited towards the South." The governors of Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Missouri all...