Times-Picayune (new Orleans) Mar. 6 1868

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Times-Picayune (new Orleans) Mar. 6 1868 - Party Conventions. Washington, March 5. The...
Party Conventions. Washington, March 5. The Ohio Kepub lican State Convention recommends the nomination nomination of Grant and Wade for President and Vice President. Among the resolutions adopted is the following following : ' BtsoUtd, That we approve and applaud the action of the House of Representatives in the recent exercise of the high constitutional pre rogative by the impeachment of Andrew Johnson for high crimes and misdemeanors in office, believing it to be the constitutional functions of the Senate, sitting as a court of justice, to finalry determine every question of law and facts arising in course of the prosecution. prosecution. We invoke from all parties a peace and law abiding submission to its judgment in the case. The Convention favors the payment of the 20 bonds in legal tenders. The Pennsylvania Democratic State Convention Convention names no candidates. Among the resolutions is the following : B?olxd, That the pending impeachment of the rreeident or tne united states is a gross and reckless abuse of partisan power, without justifiable cause, and is intended for the attainment attainment of party purposes at the sacrifice of the most vital interests of the country. The Convention favors taxing bonds, and claims tbat legal tenders and 5 d)'s form the same financial scheme and are mutually ex - cbangable.

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 06 Mar 1868, Fri,
  3. [First Edition],
  4. Page 1

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  • Times-Picayune (new Orleans) Mar. 6 1868

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