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1860 Excerpt: ... Secretary to call the roll of States, in order to
ascertain to gratify thy benevolent desires May thy soil never be
trodden by the foot of an invader, nor the walls of thy hamlets
echo the war-whoop of conquest.' Our Father, who art in Heaven,
hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on eaith
as it is in Heaven; give us this day our daily bread; forgive us
our trespasses as we forgive them who trespass against us; lead us
not into temptation, but diliver us fiom evil; for thine is the
kingdom, the power and glory, forever. Amen. At the conclusion of
the prayer, Mr. Cishing proceeded to address the Convention as
follows: Gentlemen' Of The Conventiok: --Peim't me, in the first
place, to congratulate ou upon your being re-assembled here for the
discharge of your important duties in the interests of the
Democratic party of the United States, and I beg leave, in the
second place, to communicate to the Convention the state of the
various branches of its business, is they now ctme up for
consideration before you. Prior to the adjournment of the
Convention, two principal subjects of action were belore it. One,
the adoption of the doctrinal resolutions constituting the pktform
o the Convention; the other, voting upon the question of the
nomination of a candidate for the Presidency. In the course of the
discussion of the question of a platform, the Convention adopted a
vote, the effect of which was to amend the report of the majority
of the Committee on the Platform by substituting the report ol the
minority of that Committee; and after the adoption of that motion,
and the substitution of the minority for the majority report, a
division was called for upon the several resolutions constituting
that platfoim, being five in number. The 1st, 3d, 4th, an...
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