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C. M. Clay In New York

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Mr. Clay seems to undorst.iud ihe poicy of ihc South in its cfibrls to perpetúate slavery. rr.', snid lie, ':they sol about to monopolizo nll ihe offices in t lio country. And they got them. They ihen sr:t nbont lo pass laws lv which free labor sfrbtfld be less valucd tlinn slave labor; and ihey acc-oniplished il:nt. 'J'hey [hén i!:'vised wnys nnd means by which slave labor shotild be especially looked nfer nuil protec-ted; and tliey accompliíhed thnt. Antí all tlie laws which tliev pased were to elévalo tho hiborof ilic slave, i tul tp dcprcs.s ihat óf ihe Irce -.vliitc nm:i. :nd they accompüshc! a) íliis. And íolwithstandinj all t!;:;. !h,--y toeft delernined to have rt lárge extensión dfslttve ierritory, nr.d íhey nccomplished all this loó. Firs!, thp.y took Lfai5;inna, (ihree :itotes.) Let uVáy that Louisiana is the great cnl report fnv the cominerce of Ihc Somli West - adinit íU it.s peculiar advanlages; we would buy il : but iet it be rife. Rui tliey coiifounded ihe lwo inler;sts logelhcr útíá made a slave empire of it. They then turned their dUe'nlion' to Florida - for miotlier smul] empiro !o cheek ihe marcb of freedom. A tul lliey occomplished thal. AnJ not ouly did they gel all lilis exlent of fJlavc región, but lliey farllior willed to rkc a terriioi-y mek: a;asJarge.jjs Uaúsrichusctls- and thcy accompüt.iic.1 1Í..M