Excerpt from Republican Address to the Free Men of Connecticut Perhaps you have forgotten that an army of volunteers was enlilied in every part of the Union, the officers of which' were appointed by the executive of the United States, and was placed at the difpofal of 'the Preliderit. Perhaps you have new. Er heard that the Secretary at war Mr. Mchenry exprefsly recommended it to officers of that army of volunteers to encour age 'the inlillrnent of that do]: of man called 010' toricr. And yet thefe things are true, and they deferve your folemn confidera tion: In the council however caution prevailed; embaffadors river: nominated, 'and you cannot have forgotten that moment Mr. Adams was execrated by almof't every leading federa'lill, as the bafe cowardly betrayer of their caufe. Yet to relieve the nation from the dilltrefs of a' War exi ing without caufe, and without objeet, was to betray f'ederalifm. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."