vdreftt&emenie occupi fog not more tbaa lOlWea
4muiou wittuii cuiikmaca a tfiaare i
I ijiaeruea .21.00
1 ' IJia
1 DlOllUlt., :
tr Coin tosttt oVerv
I .ipaial aoiiten, nnjcr a soeciaLbead,-WiU ha
eirjfedoiii.H jiariuar tat :U Aaatrtioa.
Jlfftsla"! Will be 'Wa'rad' asrad vertl'aemaja.ta.
TU 4nil annoiiiictmit-nt m'aeaffl er ftiarrlagr s
wW mn be rfcarsed. . ' . " '
- - . ' v.'.
f tff t wo JptBlfar:
. " . lJOt .
, ,,ti, ... ..-.;. jm
in not Uf make a speech, but to talk over the in
'n'dt.U ef my lata U'hiogton. ritct
- el there, tbre weeks since, as your .delegate, to
-.I r,liDno5ntmeit or : iVomloaal Cover-
. n " . t
th, Carolina On my .wajv.I i jntaaaagefcl
ft .m Excellency President Johnson, faring
eommiwioa appointing meProvieionel Gover
nW if d -. This was an' honor "which I
-Jidl opt anticipated, and 'never aspired -U-3
Uu my arrival tft Washington, I "addressed a
t'etc-the WcMawiywtlBg tiifl niHIor ot an au-
Vir,, and communicating to htm tny iews in
"-"reference 4e lae poliiicat lou.nLtaa)pek pf .4ltC
Hute. After wailing thai evening andThe next
liy. without bearing fiora the President, 1 pai,d
visit to Governoc DeniiTsoo, Postmaster-Cereni!.
This gentleman received ma most, kindly, ittid
emed gratified at the account 1 gave hijn of
-rvvirtb 'Carolina. He assured m that .the Prosl-
dent bad not received my trots, and" very oblige
in jjly ordered his carriage and went to the Exe
l utive mansion to ascertain the tr4lh of the mat
t-r. lnrS short "time afterwards, 1 received a
time from President Johnntajng-Jhaijny
ommunicatioBi the day before, had not teen re
r-i?ejved, end thaihe, would see me at three o'clock,
'lpW,;i',ated,:th'ai.i. J woulJLdo myself the
Wor to call on his Excellency vat the Jirii de.
Vuated, and that my frienda, Col. Otr, EIsfur4
Williams, Bacon, and .' Mesva I eith, Crady,
Tiiiibes and- Blodgett,H-oaU aMoiiipany nie..
We were received verv cordially, and remained
4n hiur'or two with the President. : I t(J14 him
Tiul the people ofoath Carolina accepted. lh
tof bii Proclamation, and
return tojthcir "llili"?0 to the Ifnion
- rum havwg been tlie most rebelliouStat, in tle
ftouth, tVwas satufi5a Sooth ttfrolina woulJ,
l.chceforth, la one of the most loyal of it South
ernStateek That she would reform her Conali-
iiition and abolish slavery, eive the election of
Governor and Presidential elections ta ijia people
uiiJuualiie the representation oTTtbeHBtata I
tve it ai (ny opinion, tlit the diaoiiiort' fling
- "the fonth had originated n the parfefiea-r
h'he President expressed himself-g'ratilled at
thw'ourse.Sonth Carolina, was likely to pursue,'
ttud instead of manifesting any bitter or revenge
Mtl spirit, he evinced great tiodiie aolicitude
Kitti magnanimity. Tja, whole delegation was
. itieoW impressed: with the- courtesv. dicnit
.rfc,,4- .b,of Uxc
I A III W. V I. . r 1 ' . I
and statesman . He wished to see' (he country
, once mora quiet, peaceable.happ j and prosperou.
regard to the relative powers ofUift-State,aaa-
tne Federal Govern met t, his opinioop wef e identi'
, ul with my own, ao long expressed m Soa'h
Carolina. Ha waa equally opposed te the can!
trahzatton and consolidation of powers In Con
gress as he was to the secession of the States!
h mast be left to the Legislature of each Staft o
decide who, shall be allowed to vote in the Stale.'
"Any attempt 9a the part ofCongress to control the
elective franchise of a.State would be an unwar-
lautable usurpation,?' He expressed an' ardent
ishto see the Constitution of South Carorma
) -pularked by abolishing the parish representa----i!1"1
equalizing the political power of the oj,-
p ! weTonirr3 eivnigthe elfctioq of Qar
-mor to the people, and also ihe electora of Prea
idwit an4 Vice President, , ' . . .
. - caJl and see Mr, Seward, Secretary of Sute, and
"rptve fetor thrwrme-5 wifsrmntior bd . hi,
Kseneeexlt6reneei-rtlie public- feelihgt
ana sentiment of South Carolina. This f did in
'.iiviiipany with the South Carlnn AAl'm
ue iounatr. Reward kind and cordial, and
RMiified at the information we gave him with
regard to the poli tier of South Carolina, Before
visiting Mr,"Sea:ard, r had been to call on the
. Atmrney GeoeraUlr; Jpced.ZI H ejpeafed
enrprised and mortified at my epeeoh, 'made to
y on the 3rd of July " Birt I soon dis covered
that ha had only glaneed ojret-thaepeech, end
- -ilid not comprehend the tone and temper of my
remark. I toM Mr. Seward what the Attorney
v tieneral had said. He replied, f read your speech
ihia mormng attentively, and considering the
eland point from which you make It, 1 think it a
very good one. When 1 was Governor of New
. . k, aaid Mr. Seward, I umwl to make speeches
which we aaverely criticised in ChnrletUon, and
,1'eml to myself, what ' the hftTf th- p"rlT
. ( t harlestoq te.db wh my speech made in JNTsjv
Vnrk I did not apeak to tbem.lmt to the peo
I'lj f New Vork.-And I auppoie, Mr.lVrry,
you intended your speech for ijoaXh Carolina and
. - sot far Washington. "
...;"',' "7-;-'r.-:--'r' :--:-.v'"v" ,':.:'':;-.
The Attorney General expressed a wish that
whilst reTuruiing our, Constitution, we 'should
givehleeka of Governor .ft'tlic Lppl'nd
in vest himWitlilha power ot appointing all Stare
diatrict officer,, wifh the advice andconsent of
"the Sntiattf, I tofti-hira niy'heorylia41 always
been to jgy gjtTT 1iQgTMir tan t "elactlana. Presw
TOPB5ornry rtaeaibers v&tmgTj and mem
bsfIiidaliiriJojpetlgi, andreiieve thera
of thejroable of assemhiirfg eo oiteno male pet
'ty eUetiona, which generally tended to corro'pt
;"l called" vpibi gecfetarjrof b-llM.95fr5
VcCuUiMjliLani jsaa very much pleased with
him a a gentkanTauTiTiooSeeTTnid a states-
maov T Wae unfehfed ittba Treawiry office wUh
faa so. 1 endaarorvd to ft'alT. tht'-nBoet-itfc'
inerj of capacity, integrity ana expeiience. -
I )ikewie paid my reapects tojlhe Secretary of
War in company with the South Carolipa delega
tion, and Endeavored to lay before this Jugh fuflo
tinnarv the- trne eondition of -afl'irs ia "5)uth
Cwoina,-' I regretted not teeing Gen. Howard,
lie. head of the Freedmen's Bureaa in
WTBihliiirtin.- But 1 addre!ed a leMer to him;
giving him my views'in reference to the freedraea
f!ftrnlina delegation were earnest In- their efforts
to impress the Preeidept and his Cabinet with the
impolicy of garrisoning-South Csrolina with coU
or.'d troops, t had hojied to hT seen General
TTTTaiore on this subject as I retunied 'through
Colntahi..."' - '. - ' - -
Tlie lat interview I had with the President, fee
rqneste4nie to write him, and keep him inform
ed as to any difficulties which I might meet with
in organizing a Provisional Government ' I said
to him, " I have already, Mr. President, oranis-
id a-Provi i wal Government for Sonih Carolina,
I bV nilimtin the E'n GoernmenL ' I nave issued
South Carolina to Uke it.a omhof allegiance and
reaauieUh'eif ollieial duties.' " Well," said he,
Ton are a moat xpeamoua uoernor. j ro-
ithier Gortkotw fotmedaiid hetmenilHjrs
of Congress elected by the Jrat Holiday, in le
ceniber, whei Congress ymd.:r- ,. .
In conclusion, let me say to yon, feljnwc.iti-
aens. tnat l.am wen pieaseu irw i w
onTh'rn-Srar8ST ltuj now. do our "daty.-tekr
the oa'L of alle'aiice, select good,, and wisVwea
to thajDonvaiion. reform our Stat Constitution,
abolish slavery, equalize the representation. of the
gtate-in th. Senate, give the election Of Odvern
iuntial electors to the people, and all
will be welL Immediately after the ronventfon'
ba rolormoa ma .vonsxiiunon, u. ik
will be convened to.elc:t Cuited Stei Senittora,
adfapreride Tne" eleclion OI wemoers ni me
House of Representatives in Congress. This may
alt be donatjy th firrtMonday in December next,
when the State will be fully, restored to all her
rights undnr the Constitution and laws of the Ui-
' ' '
4 TO JHE FEOPtaMTH
In nnnruance -of 'cower .vested in me by
ANDREW JOHNSOX, President of the
United States, by Ina i'rociamstion .01 way
20th. 1865: apDoiutinff a Provisional Governor
of fJortb Cwrolina, under the fourth article of
the Constitution of the United States, which
Buarsntees to efcy Butfl in the Union a re-
tilibrrcan form of !'ovornment; and in ordef to
enable the loval r .'ftple 'of " eaid Jute to or.
gauize a State. Go -:romenti wbereby justice
may U eatabUshe41?lomestic tranquility re
storqd, and loyal ci izena protected in all
their righte of Me, liberty, ana property;
and in order, also that said Jatate -may
be restorod td ita.Conalitutional relations ta
Cbe Federal government, by presenting eueh
a republican lot m of government as will entitle
the State JO-tlie, guarantee 01 ine vmieq
the United State against insaaidn, inauriec-tton-andduinesiie
TioIenbe.X WILLIAM AV.
I lIOLDEX.'I'roviflional Governor: aa" aforesaid,
do berebT proclaim tli an electlOB wiU.De
held in taid Bfp.nn Thursday, thallatjla
of Scritember 1 8 65. for-a. Con ven tton, to be
compoaed of one hundred and twenty dele
pales, Jo becJiosen as follows: ;.Vy'-i'H
"The county - ofAlamance i wilLehoose tVo
The ; county of Alexander will choose one
member, v - -.i.' -r Uc-.-rcS .
The counties f lAshc and AlleehanT will
-CIIVKWU WHO HQUiUVI,
The county of A no will choose two mpm
The county of Bcaui(ortwin boofe. two Biem.
t ' 11 '
. . vein. (
The connty of Bertie will choose two mem
bers. ' .
The county of liladen will cboose one nicm
' bcr. .., '
The conn ty of Tlru ajwk-k will tlioose one
member. . " '
The county of ran combe will "choose ero
The county of liiutke will choose one mem-
plied by saying my appoiutment cam kteHMd. llbejityrGuilfurj w Ul chi'ose thvee motn
thought it necessary to work japidly, I futher .-Bora. ""Ir .-.
aaid t him that P would have the State ready, The couutv of Halifax, wilt Kiose tvt''ifK'HK
The cotinty of Cabarrus will choose 9100 em
i ten ,
The county of OaldweH wH chooso one mem-
The county of aui Jen iH cliboie one mem-
fhfr.oouttty.of rtict nlKgUooa Hw,men-
hit. ' - , 'P"r3.:.
Jtgpimifi0!yjisiffill choose two mem-
Th codiity iif "jiSilfViU cliooaa e8ani
The. county of Cbtliaoi , will chooso thr
The counties cf iChoirkajind Clay vtll
chooso one member. -
The county of Chowatt wtit chooio one men
The county f Clrelani will ohooae two rnem
beta. ; y " :::-"m ''-'r::-:'...,:7
The county of ColinubUi will cliao-ift one
member. " '
The" county of r'aten will cUdoso tffo mam-
beM. . C ' '".""r
Th uuutiiu'3 u.f C'aiiit'uiluu'V andHlsi'Mt'tt yii)
choose three members.
The county flf Ctmitiiok wilt choose one nmh
Tiio coup ft Tf Pavuron trWrlinotK two ineiu-
...rterft! .7 7""-.-.--r"3!r7" Z'rT7
The coiwity oi riivie will choose onjihioiiitrl
Tle county of jDjdiu will chooie two tneni-
The rountiei of KilocamW 'an J Wllaon; vfill
choose two mcinbt'fH. - : -.
The cofinty of Fors) th will -vhnogp two mem;'
; iers, , - 1
The couutf '"i FrankliH will choose o'iieifiem-
tier. . v . . '
The county of OaRtoirwill t-hooae one itietnJ.er.
The county of Gales will choose oh niPinher.
Thecduntvol tiraiiville Wilh lums llneif itu'iii-
The county of Greene" will dioose 0110 tuember.
Theeounty f Hay wood wiirheoso one ..mom-
The counties of Henderson, ami Transylvania
Will rhnoae rnn mnihor
he eotnty of lleVtfvbjl. iv'itptbeyie
The county of Hyde will choose Otic member;
Theeounty of Iredell will .choos t wo nmiiib''
The county, of JacliSon wiirhoOie e mem
r- ." H. ": ' " ' "
The county of Johiion will fboosft-twomiMu.
bow. . .
The county of ones will eiioow one tu imber,
The oou c ty of Lenol r ' wi tl i hnwe one m etn,-
ber. . . i
Tha county of Lincoln, will choose one incut
ber. r" " "'r,-1' '
The couutyof RTon will cbooso one mciu
ber... " .- " " .'V "
The eounty of Madison will choose one mem-
' ber. . , . ,
Tbe county of Martin will thowaime mem
The county of Mciowcll will choose one mem
- ber, ; ' '
ThejBounty of Mecklenburg will choose two
" trmrojJer?.! '
THe tMMiniylnT" Tifnntnnnnry will CCOOSe 0U6
member. -; cu? .
The county of Moore will eboose one mcm-
- bcr. -j' :- ";: v'..---.v;; - ''
The county of fNash will choosd one member.
The eounty of New Hanover will choose two
The county of Northampton will ohooae two
. - members.'" . j . - ' - "
The county of Onslow will chooso one mem
.ber. The county of Orange, will 'chooso two .mem-
The county of Panqoutank will choose one
member. ., " .. '--r v
The county of Terquimans will choose one
member. . ' ' - , .
The county oi Person will chooso one inem-
The county of I'ittwill eboose two irembors.
The county of Randolph will choose twomem-
The county of Kichmond will choose ono
The county of Robeson will cboo.e twt) me m-
The county of Rockingham will cboAne two
members. . , ' .
The. counly of Rowan will choose two mem-
The counties' of, Rutherford 'and Polk will
Jioose two members. ' , .
Tbe oounty of-FanTptton w"Hcboo8o"two'"nrern
bers. ' ,
Tbe county of Htaoly will ciioose one mem
ber. Tht county of Stokes will choose one mem-
bcr. '.,.::'. " " '
The countv.of Surrv will choose 6ne member.
The county of TyrreH will choowe one mem.
bcr. " ' ,, -
The county of Union will eboose one mem-
LeT. . " - ' ' 1 - ." .
The eouniy of Wke will cboosei three mcw-
The county ol Warren will choose two mem-
(cre, . 1 . .... -.
The county of WasMngtoii wtlf house-o'ia.
' - uiombtf. ' - ' :
The: county .of Watauga wilt cbbose one
..jjieml-er:"' "j'1' v " . ".r
The county of Wayne wilt chows-two tobto
The cnnfy "of Wilkes will euot&e -4w'olnen-
The county of YadkittjajUchoose one mem-
tier, . . ,V
Tha counties oTyanrey ml ; UcholVi wilt
v hooso oneTTficnibwr.
Uhe Cloiks.and Bheriffj of tKjmpccUve
counties wiH proceed is once tv wmWe the
Justices i.oF the Tcico. a ins for It f of whrym
T will Bolact froni their numbrr nt tUrtn-
air. oof more thaa-eightccn Justices, tnen 9!
intelliirence. d'werotion. lirmocw. knd armni
ed loyalty, whose duty it shall be tjo adu.iijistor
to tiwao wiioToay he entitled to roctuvo it
Uictmth conia?ned In the Prcsidcpt'a Amnei
ty i'roolamatton 01 Way zVilv, lHti j, umlor
euch iuitrufiiona m may to prescribed iuvliis
ProctamaUon". The JoMjcwt ahaltj t the aauto
tiiup appnint 7 wNlif pfora ftt'be cioctioftl St
the various prtfoinotin their respective Ckui
tUi, in accordance witV the law In teUtiou
Carolina.!: 'Wie elections for .members uf (ho
jtttiatt aliall biomdactedin.:ibe4uic
manner a elcfitions for members cf thai. Houhc
ot Commons, io accordance with the prOvi
ions of Chapter 5;, Jfevned Uodo, so far as
said provisitins. may be' applicable-i and the
officers appointed to held said, elections, anu
t.o..iuakd return thereof, ehall fiehatilo to the
ssnro wnahirir for-uiluro to act, or for no?
Icc't ot dufj', at are prescribed jn Chapter 6?,
ucviscd Uode. " 4 . .
1 No-person will be allowed to vote wlio
not a viterttarificd as prescribed by tb'Genj
stitution toiL-laga 01 the htate, j n lorce t tn
mediately before the "Oth day o May, 1861 :
except that the payment of a polling, shall not
bo rcilUtrod. .. s . :-; J,S;.r -.T.-.i.t-' ,
, A fl perQlcd joldieraof the arniy and 'navy
this fc-'tate,' Hitdot and tncltiding the rank of
Colonel, it oftBe armyTaiidTiitder and include
will b'e srloVed to rote, provided they aVe not
inolnded in any of the lotutcfen excluded olas
1 laimiu ,iwuwi 4 i UbiamLIL) 1
ees ot the Preidoni a Amucst v 4-i
and, provided farther, that iney
vbtod tHrther. thai iney are cituens
of- the Btate in aooordanoo ; with the terms
pre ftc r ibed i n - t he- preetxl i n ir t re erarth
No'prraan'wiri boallowod to tote who does
nM exhibit to the Inajioctor i oopy of the
Anincsiy Oath, us contatneJiu the Tresident's
Troelamabon of MydlEa0iiiied by
himelf and ctirtified by at least iwo'Justiota
ofthftPeaaa.-:- ; . . ' i;..-
i l'rint-jd cppTerfof tbeTAffinoTiy Oath wUl l
furnishcil the Clerks, who will distribute
them to taa Juslices appointed tn adtninistf
the oath. 1 he sluafoos will deuveii the ecrli
tfed.ce'py to the person taking the oatlv aad
retain the OriginHl tc Jjlrytt'an'amittcd to this
- Juitiuea of the I'eftoe are authorised to ad
minister the "Amnesty Oath to ycrtona who
may desire to apply to t1aePr.eident' tjfi
para on. . . , .v.'-. : '-..'"'
-The ShnffrTofihflpctivo" Coatities
shall furiiinh as soon as practicable, ccrtifl-
bate received the highest nnmMr of Totes as
members of the Convention f and the Sheriffs
shall al(! imniediabdy gend to the office of the
Socretaryfif the State, Raleigh, utatement
of the voto,in their Respective Coonties for
V. a irti AtwilAra nf Vfn jfci.'l a rt i a 1 u r ta LlalAttintnt
bUO UlcUJUOlD t.viviniiu( sraiaia pw a d t-ati, ut ru t
of tlieeai l vote, '-(sealed up, dircoted to the
n...:j e .1.. Vi. .!.. it.i.:,.Tu
laid before . tlto Convention. . , .
The membersof tbe Convention thus chos
en, -will assemble in tho city of Raleigh, on
Motidsy, the second day "or October, 1865.
The attention of Justiecs appointed to ad
mTnistef the Amnty 0th, is especially di-rcdTpdo-th:-ftllo
classes of the President' Amnesty Proclama
tion of May VJib, 18Qii ... .. ; , u , v...
ftJ'sfAH whoare. oritibaa- hate- been,
tirHefided civil rJipiouitttio offioora, or other
wae, domestic or foreign agents of the pre
tended Conloucrafe government. , l - ;
drtr the Ilniled States to aid the rebellion. - '
T!ii aAlt who' eball tave'beeh 'military
or Daval ofliocrs ofmid ptetended (liwfedarate
government, abovethe rank of Volonal'io
the armyorjutenant in the nnvy
FovrthAl who left seati lathe Congress
!of the Iffiftcd 8tttCT tavi tbe rebellion. .- -
I'lthAll who resigned oteodcrei re-
eignations of-tha JuittBUsj'loM,Ull.!ifr.riiy.
or navy of the United Mate to evade duty
in resiitiog the rebellion. v ;t '
' .S'-a-AIl who have engaged: U any way
in the trestinac otherwise than lawfully as
prisonccs owar, persons found in the United
States service, as officers, Soldiers, seamen, or
in other capacities,
tfrenth All persons who hsve been or
are absentees from the United States for the
pufpeseof aiding the rebcUion. 1 J
Et'jht AH military and nsval officers in
the rebel service who were educated by the
povernmwit in the Military Academy at-,West
Point, or th United tWs''aval Academy,
AVtrfA--Ail poiWsjidio held the pretend
3 oiEocs ofGoVefnohi oFStas in insurree- ,
titjn against the 1'uiUiJ States.'." '''-V.
; JVftA.ll persons who -'left thuir 'honi'os
"Wtthttrthc jurisJTieticn and proteetion of the
United fjlases, and passed beyond the ToderabV
military Hn into the o called -Confederate
tHM tlipuposeil aiding be rebellious
JSttttnthfAll personsMnbo have been angag-'' -i
In the destruetiaa tf thricomnicrco of the , i
United f tsU's upon the l high jess, and personsf :
who bave wade taid8 into the-United States 7 :
from Canada, or been engaged in destroying "
theoommerco of. the United States upon the L I.
late $n ! jircrj thicpartito jtie British
provinces jtroin thoUoi ted States, , ' ;
7 r?yt -r A 11 persons wliQ,at-tte tiwo ".
wbenlhoy leek 1o obtain the benefitfl4weoi'-
by taiinir the oath "herein prescribed, are in I-
r military, naval or Ttvll eonuneaidnt or custj-
uy, omijocr iwhujjw-ww oiv-ii iHliiiary or
naval WtbptiticB or apenU of the United 7
'StAi''frtiiiieni of war, ' or persons !de
Uinedlijr uifcneoa of any kind cither before:
or after oouviotion1. , 'i . ? -
, i turl&.titltA.H pauons who have Voluh1-
tanlr participated in satd robellion, and the
wtinisted vslue 0 whose taxable proi
over twuiiTv fmSiiHal'dolkri".''' .
L L1!f?"AH persons who have 'tntwi; .-;
ibe joatli of aTnit wily aj" present Jin 'the
President's, proclamation of Pecentlief tlghth,
A. J) oue thousand eight hundred and aix
ty -three, or an oath of allegiance to the gov-ernoicnt-of
the United States tinco, the date
ot said proclamation, and who hare not hence
larwafl, kept and maintained the same inyio- .
late x l'i-ovuM, That special application may .
be male ttWlVrj'tttiiU.lpr" pardon by any "
person belonging to tbeexceptcd claRes, and
Htid atfiih xLjiieney, will bo liberally extended - .
as n.ay be consistent wlthtbe fanta of the 1
.' '1'i;''';r;i, '-.:jt,l -
I'ndiir fha first exception are included all
persons wbo havo been civil or ditilomatio ef-
RsiljlSliJi' u protended Confeder
a 10 governuieoi, vuiicr wi'iua jor wihiout tne-""
terrUoriaLliuutail-UWLiUd OL. .
iJor tbd aeyeulh excejAion Are inclijdod
all afneHT;of privaie'citlfena'wb'o1 have- .
been ahwiif from the United States-for the
of witling tlQ rtihrlHih
111.. a. i.:..,i. ..i.r..i. t.j.1.1
all TRho, during the rebellion,"' have licLl. any
jilfico nt agjauiyunliir jli l ato. or; ptvU-u.led
Confederate government;, or have ju any, way
voluntarily joined in the rebellion, as.l ' fx
ample; by entering or marching with armed
faroa hostile to the United Htate. ; by sending
pr lurnitb,ing rnoney, provfotisi, or Srnfs t
, ersofis engaged in the 1 ebolliou,' save jiV-asea
where money or provision were furnished 4
froU the promptings of charity or biiruatrfrt :
by acting with asmbl4Reao.fpersftis, wheth
er pVgsnired or unorganired. hostile to the
I nited States ; or id any other way giving vol
untary aid, assiatancenbreneouragemecttathe
rebollioti ; and whose taxable property -on the
i!3th day of May, 18flft, exceeded in value the
sum of twenty thousand (iollai! ; .j '
Ihe ouier fxot'ptioiisiireio plainas not to
requffe vsplanatimt, '-7".';t;""T; vt--'? '..
Wocctthcste will be antJ d by the Jitice -
to any person .whg 1 is Included within any of
the.Xourteefl.excLMtlC'1 CjaSses, unless on eihlbl-
tion by the paity of his, pardon for hi offence
from'.tbe I'resldent. .J' ' IT
'I'lie Jusiioes appointed to adminilter ihe
Amnesty Oath; and to fuminlwccrtitioates of 1
the eauie which t-hail bo cviJcnce of loyalty,'
are cfipticially injtrnotcd to bo .vigijant anl
faithful. Whilrit will not bo their duty to
attempt to pry into the hearts and cbnsmencoi
of men," they will nevertheless admonish those
who may apply to take the oath, that it must
tQ taken and subscribed in good faith, with
an honoflt intention tin their part to keep it
Jthouf aeoret put'p'wo or ."."tnnntal rcBervation
upon any oocamou or at any tune to commit
any act in violation or saia oath ; and they
taken and kept, tbe pardon offered them by
the President - will be Toid, and they will re
main subject to trial under the law lor porju
iry and ro&6lirT.'
- The JosticesClerka and -Sheriffs, whose -duty
it is to provide Cot administering, the.
every oitircn to take tun 0tu ' who may de
sire and ba entitled to do so. - And the in
fipootors are enjoined to inspect and examine
frtirly and 'truly, to decide' in ' eVory case ia .
accordance with the ' law, and witli the ia
etruoUons they have received from this olCoo; -and
to make prompt and eorroet ' nnrng of
the number of votes and for whom oast; at
Ion6 at our city ' ofr RAhrigh the. eichth
day of August, one thousand eight" hundred
and sixty Ave, and in the yoar of the iade-'
pndenoe of the United ritate the f nine
ttoth. , , . ';
, WILLIAM W. HuLDKN. ,
. " , Provisional Go?eruof.
Ry the Governor 1 , - . , .
LEWitf llANt.s, Private Secretary, ,'."
ISaTThe newspapera.of the State will pub.'
liah the above proclamation twice a week till
the day of election, and send acoounts to thla
office, , .', ":'?';' I-''.v
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