In another column will be found the proceedings of a meeting held at this place on Monday last, by the constituents of P. S. Brooks in Laurens District. The Court House was filled to overflowing with the most staunch, discreet and pure men of the District, who evinced an enthusiasm and interest in the matter on which they assembled to consider, beyond anything we have witnessed in Laurens before. The meeting was harmonious and dignified, and it must be a source of gratification to Col. Brooks to know that while he is reviled, traduced and harassed by letters from his enemies, and the proceedings of the many meetings held by them at the North, here, among the people whom he represents in Congress, but one feeling pervades, and that feeling most unequivocally endorses the act of caning Sumner. To his constituents alone must he look for the sanction of his acts against their enemies, and if they approve them, it must be evident he is a true and faithful representative of their wishes and opinions.
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