Nevertheless, his record here was not clear of blots, showing a few regrettable inconsistencies.
His nepotism, again, casts a dark shadow over his memory: but most regrettable of all was his indifference towards the ending of the schism.
The governor in these years (1865-1868) was a Republican, the caster of the single Union vote in the convention of 1861; but the sixteenth legislature (1866-1867) was largely Democratic. It undertook to determine the rights of persons of African descent, and regrettable conflicts followed.
It is customary to quote these by small letters of the Latin alphabet, but there is a regrettable absence of unanimity in the details of the notation.