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Dred Scott

AGITATION OF THE SLAVERY QUESTION.

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
3-17-1857
Democratic
if they would let us alone and leave slavery to the states, and to the same protection and privileges enjoyed by all other property under the Constitution, the agitation of the question would come to an end on the instant.
Dred Scott

Court and Constitution

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
3-10-1857
Republican
Judge Taney requests the American people to believe that the framers of the Constitution did not know their own minds.
Dred Scott

Decision in the Dred Scott Case.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
3-14-1857
Republican
the power of Congress to make all needful rules and regulations respecting the Territory was not, as the majority of the Court expressed, limited to territory belonging to the United States at the time of the adoption of the Constitution
Dred Scott

Dred Scott's Case.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
3-12-1857
Democratic
the black republicans have wasted more breath, ink and time on the Missouri compromise
Dred Scott

Half a Million Citizens Disfranchised.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
3-10-1857
Republican
The half million of men and women paralysed by the atheistic logic of the decision of the case of Dred Scott
Dred Scott

Highly Important Decision.

Weekly North Carolina Standard
Raleigh,North Carolina
3-11-1857
Democratic
The Supreme Court of the United States, on Friday last, delivered through Chief Justice Taney its decision in the Dred Scott case, containing the following opinions:
Dred Scott

Mr. Giddings' Letter to Mr. Benton.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
3-25-1857
Republican
Thom H. Benton, in his copy-righted, Union-saving lecture, states "that the Constitution of the United States sets out with the declaration that 'slaves are property,'" to which Mr. Giddings replies in a long letter.
Dred Scott

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
3-11-1857
Republican
auctions of black men may be held in front of Faneuil Hall
Dred Scott

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
3-12-1857
Republican
our liberties may be subverted, our rights trampled upon; the spirit of our institutions utterly disregarded
Dred Scott

No Title.

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
3-7-1857
Republican
We cannot speak for the Republican party; but we feel free to say that it will spurn this decision
Dred Scott

No Title.

Republican Journal
Columbus,Wisconsin
3-31-1857
Republican
It strikes at the very vitals ofour free institutions
Dred Scott

No Title.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,lllinois
3-17-1857
Republican
several of the Supreme Court Judges are getting their opinions printed privately, and have revised them to conform to the points of Judges Curtis and McLean
Dred Scott

No Title.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
3-17-1857
Republican
Yes, he has done all this, and delivered one of the most atrocious law opinions that has ever disgraced the history of the courts of civilized nations.
Dred Scott

No Title.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
3-18-1857
Republican
There is a party at Washington, evidently, which derives great comfort from this notable judgment; it is talked of as the new corner stone of slave expansion, something almost equal to a palladium of liberty.
Dred Scott

Ohio Taking Her Position.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
4-3-1857
Republican
We call the especial attention of our readers to the Report and Resolutions of the Committee of the Legislature in regard to the judicial outrage known as the opinion of the U. S. Supreme Court upon the Dred Scott case.
Dred Scott

Opinions of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott Case.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
3-7-1857
Republican
It is no novelty to find the Supreme Court following the lead of the Slavery Extension party, to which most of its members belong
Dred Scott

Republican Insincerity.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland,Ohio
3-16-1857
Democratic
Since the demise of the late Republican Party on the fifth of November, a post mortem has revealed some of the principal causes of the the brevity of its life, which before was but partially known, for the depth of its corruption and canker sores could not be probed while the body was shrieking and struggling.
Dred Scott

Shall Slavery Take Possession of the Nation, or shall Freedom Rule?

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
3-11-1857
Republican
Many good-natured, Union-loving men hoped that the administration of Buchanan would be an improvement upon that of Franklin Pierce.
Dred Scott

Southern Confidence.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
3-17-1857
Republican
The last thing we should anticipate from our Southern brethren would be a self-reproach that they had not been true to themselves
Dred Scott

SUPREME COURT vs. THE ABOLITIONISTS.

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
3-13-1857
Democratic
Abolitionism must now unmask, and wage its warfare openly and above board against the government
Dred Scott

The Conspiracy against Freedom.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
3-11-1857
Republican
the People will from the hour of this Dred decision, unintermittingly roll back this mixed Conspiracy
Dred Scott

The Decision in the Case of Dred Scott.

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
3-7-1857
Republican
We may henceforth throw to the winds the reasoning of Story and the decisions of Marshall
Dred Scott

The Decision in the Dred Scott Case.

Louisville Journal
Louisville,Kentucky
3-16-1857
American
At a single blow it shatters and destroys the platform of the Republican party.
Dred Scott

The Decision in the Supreme Court.

Sun
Baltimore,Maryland
3-9-1857
American
The decision just made in the Dred Scott case, an obscure African, by the Supreme Court of the United States, is probably the most important that ever emanated from that highest tribunal of our country.
Dred Scott

The Decision of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott Case.

Arkansas State Gazette and Democrat
Little Rock, Arkansas
4-4-1857
American
The Black Republican papers, with but few exceptions, so far as we have seen, are down upon the Supreme Court, for their decision in the Dred Scott case.
Dred Scott

The Decision of the Supreme Court.

Weekly North Carolina Standard
Raleigh,North Carolina
3-18-1857
Democratic
We publish to-day, at length, the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, delivered by Chief Justice Taney, in the Dred Scott case.
Dred Scott

The Dred Scott Case and the Missouri Compromise

Natchez Daily Courier
Natchez,Mississippi
3-14-1857
American
This is a seeming blow at the doctrine of squatter sovereignty, but not quite as hard a one as we could wish the Court had given.
Dred Scott

THE DRED SCOTT CASE.

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
3-10-1857
Democratic
in contradistinction to and in repudiation of the diabolical doctrines inculcated by factionists and fanatics; and that too by a tribunal of jurists, as learned, impartial and unprejudiced as perhaps the world has ever seen.
Dred Scott

The Dred Scott Case.

Sun
Baltimore,Maryland
3-11-1857
American
we can but foresee that this decision will create, everywhere, a profound sensation
Dred Scott

The Dred Scott Decision.

Sun
Baltimore,Maryland
3-10-1857
American
the United States Supreme Court decides the unconstitutionality of the Missouri compromise act, and rules that a colored man cannot be a citizen of the United States
Dred Scott

The Dred Scott Decision: Its Legal and Political Consequences

New Orleans Daily Delta
New Orleans,Louisiana
3-19-1857
Democratic
The late formal decision of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case has been undergoing the most vigorous and untiring explanation and discussion in the New York journals, and no end of incomprehensible legal profundity is employed to mystify the few intelligible points of constitutionality and law contained in the decision.
Dred Scott

The Important Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States on the Slavery Question.

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
3-8-1857
Democratic
This is a complete vindication of the doctrine of the Nebraska Bill
Dred Scott

The Issue Forced Upon Us.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
3-9-1857
Republican
a new shackle for the North will be handed to the servile Supreme Court, to rivet upon us.
Dred Scott

The Issue must be met.

Federal Union
Milledgeville, Georgia
3-31-1857
Democratic
The late decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Dred Scott case, will bring the enemies of the South face to face with the Constitution of their country.
Dred Scott

The Millennium at Last.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
3-27-1857
Democratic
we shall acquire, by the decision of the Supreme Court, not one right more than they granted to us before -- not one foot of slave territory more than we would have acquired without it.
Dred Scott

The Opinion of Chief Justice Taney

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
3-10-1857
Republican
a blot upon our National character abroad, and a long-remembered shame at home.
Dred Scott

The Past and the Future.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
3-17-1857
Democratic
slavery is guaranteed by the constitutional compact.
Dred Scott

The Question Settled. -- Black Republicanism vs. the Constitution.

Daily Patriot
Concord,New Hampshire
3-18-1857
Democratic
It utterly demolishes the whole black republican platform and stamps it as directly antagonistical to the constitution.
Dred Scott

The Supreme Court on the Slavery Question.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
3-16-1857
Republican
We give this morning an abstract of the opinions of Justice McLean and Curtis, dissenting from said decision, wherein they maintain that the Missouri Compromise is constitutional
Dred Scott

The Supreme Court.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
3-19-1857
Republican
Five of its nine silk gowns are worn by Slaveholders.
Dred Scott

The U. S. Supreme Court and its Decisions.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
3-14-1857
Republican
The United States Supreme Court consists of nine judges.
Dred Scott

The Unconstitutionality of the Missouri Compromise.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland,Ohio
3-11-1857
Democratic
The opinion of the United States Supreme Court in the Dred Scott case in which seven of the nine Judges concur, is unquestionably the most important one in itself, and its bearings upon the leading political question of the day that has been pronounced within the present century.
Dred Scott

Who is My Neighbor?

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
3-31-1857
Republican
The official organ of Mr. Buchanan at Washington, The Union, is trying its hand at expositions of Scripture.
John Brown

A Caution.

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
10-9-1859
Democratic
These journals thus make themselves the agents, which abolitionism desires, for sending its tracts into the midst of the South, and, under professions of friendship, do the work of our deadliest foes.
John Brown

A Misnomer.

Daily Herald
Wilmington,North Carolina
10-26-1859
Opposition
'Twasno insurrection, and it is a libel upon the slave indesignating it as such.
John Brown

A Singular Enterprise.--

Frankfort Commonwealth
Frankfort,Kentucky
11-21-1859
Opposition
The greed of money-getting is not very particular in the way of accomplishing its purposes but the most singular instance we have lately heard of, is an effort to turn the execution of Ossawattomie Brown and his fellow conspirators to account, by getting up a monster excursion, from all parts of the country, of those who have a sufficiently morbid appetite for the horrible as to induce them to desire to be present.
John Brown

An Insurrection Without Negroes

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
12-4-1859
Democratic
the negroes of Virginia are not insurrectionally inclined.
John Brown

Anti-Slavery Blasphemy.

Daily Patriot
Concord,New Hamphire
12-7-1859
Democratic
several lives, of unoffending victims, are without the least provocation and most wantonly taken away by lawless violence, yet not a word of reproof is heard from our pulpits.
John Brown

Brown and the Virginians.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
11-19-1859
Republican
Brown, however, escapes being ridiculous by faith, fortitude, devotedness, and unshaken confidence in his cause and himself with which, wounded, a prisoner, his followers slain or captured, and himself condemned to death, he still adheres to his project as a feasible and rational no less than a philanthropic undertaking.
John Brown

Brown Republican Sympathizers.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
11-9-1859
Democratic
If abolitionism and republicanism are identical in New York, they are equally in so Illinois.
John Brown

Brown's Foray.

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
11-8-1859
Democratic
Now that John Brown's foray upon Virginia is over and the surviving ringleaders are under doom for their crimes, the agitation which has greatly subsided at the South continues to grow and increase at the North.
John Brown

Don't Like Their Own Medicine.

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
10-29-1859
Democratic
he was backed up and sustained by money and arms obtained from Abolitionists and Republicans of the North
John Brown

EXECUTION OF JOHN BROWN.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
12-3-1859
Opposition
In all the Noo England towns and villages, we may expect to hear that mock funerals have been celebrated, and all kinds of nonsensically lugubrious displays made.
John Brown

Execution of the Four Conspirators.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
12-21-1859
Opposition
It will bring to an immediate solution the question as to whether the Union can be preserved, and the right of the South to hold property in slaves be maintained.
John Brown

Forewarned, Forarmed.

Natchez Daily Courier
Natchez,Mississippi
11-18-1859
Opposition
Perhaps there never was a wilder or more foolish enterprise -- leaving entirely out of view the atrocity of the thing -- than that undertaken by Brown and his confederates at Harper's Ferry.
John Brown

From the Philadelphia Press.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
11-30-1859
Republican
Our own belief is that he should not be executed
John Brown

Gerrit Smith's Insanity.

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
11-11-1859
Democratic
None of these are improbable effects of the Harper's Ferry events on a man of Gerrit Smith's temperament, history frailties and fanaticisms
John Brown

Gov. Wise and the Harper's Ferry Banditti.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
11-5-1859
Opposition
Is not the New York Times ashamed of itself?
John Brown

Important Disclosures -- Seward and Chase -- Harper's Ferry.

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
10-28-1859
Democratic
the leading Abolition Republicans of the free states were privy to it
John Brown

Inciting To Insurrection.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
10-29-1859
Republican
The Virginian Chivalry seem to be bent on proving that their Ancient Dominion was, and is, in danger of being taken away from them by foreign invasion and domestic insurrection.
John Brown

John Brown's Insanity.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
11-25-1859
Republican
It is abundantly shown by these affidavits that on the mother's side Brown belonged to a family in which insanity was hereditary.
John Brown

Kansas Fruits.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
10-28-1859
Republican
Those who are now straining every nerve to make party capital out of Old Brown, are careful not to look back so far as to see how and why he became a monomaniac.
John Brown

Military Aid to Virginia.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
11-28-1859
Democratic
We are satisfied that every intelligent man in the South has been completely disgusted at the broad and pathetic farce that has been played off before the public about the hanging of that hoary villain, "OLD BROWN."
John Brown

Mr. Wendell Phillips

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
11-5-1859
Democratic
Avarice alone keeps them in association with us -- avarice gratified at our submission to their policy of plunder and [sic] aggrandisement.
John Brown

MURDER AND TREASON vs. PATRIOTISM.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
11-4-1859
Democratic
the Tribune considers the act of Brown as the act of a patriot
John Brown

No False Issue.

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
11-3-1859
Democratic
Giddings and Smith would desire no better position -- for giving them a strength, beyond that which either can hope to possess as Abolitionists, within the free States -- than to be made the subject of a formal demand for transfer to Virginia
John Brown

No Pardon or Commutation of Sentence for Old Brown.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
11-9-1859
Opposition
The conduct of these Northern people presents a most extraordinary compound of villainy and impudence.
John Brown

No Title

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
12-2-1859
Republican
the mad men of the South who, to bolster up Slavery, are ready to abrogate the most sacred rights guaranteed to a free people.
John Brown

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
10-18-1859
Republican
A most extraordinary telegraphic bulletin startled the whole country yesterday -- one importing that an Insurrection had just broken out at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, and that it was the work of negroes and Abolitionists!
John Brown

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
10-19-1859
Republican
The Insurrection, so called, at Harper's Ferry, proves a verity.
John Brown

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
10-26-1859
Republican
Rather than be complimented in this back-handed style, we imagine that the military would have preferred not to have been mentioned at all.
John Brown

No Title.

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
12-3-1859
Republican
millions of curses were uttered against the hellish system which so mercilessly and ferociously cried out for his blood.
John Brown

No Title.

Frankfort Commonwealth
Frankfort,Kentucky
10-24-1859
Opposition
We are pleased to observe that the Northern press, without the distinction of party, express the most unqualified condemnation of the wicked and insane projects of Brown and his hairbrained associates.
John Brown

No Title.

Frankfort Commonwealth
Frankfort,Kentucky
10-28-1859
Opposition
[Pointing Finger] The Harper's Ferry affair continues to attract more attention than all other matters combined, and we therefore yield most of our space to the telegraphic reports of the examining trial of Brown an his confederates.
John Brown

No Title.

Frankfort Commonwealth
Frankfort,Kentucky
10-28-1859
Opposition
[Pointing Finger] The Richmond Enquirer is fearfully distressed lest Kentucky may be made the victim of a "descent" of the class of Abolitionists of whom Brown is a type, and lest, being at a greater distance from the forces of the Federal Government, the attempt at exciting a general insurrection among the slaves of this State may be successful before the assistance of the Federal troops can be obtained.
John Brown

No Title.

Frankfort Commonwealth
Frankfort,Kentucky
10-31-1859
Opposition
[Pointing Finger] The public are busy conjecturing whether or not Gov. Wise will demand from the Executives of Ohio and New York the bodies of Gerrit Smith, Giddings, and others, who may be implicated in the Harper's Ferry affair; and speculations are indulged as to what will be the course of those Governors, and as to the probable results of a refusal on their part to deliver up such citizens of their respective States as indictments may be found against by the Virginia authorities for aiding and abetting the recent act of invasion of that Commonwealth.
John Brown

No Title.

Frankfort Commonwealth
Frankfort,Kentucky
10-31-1859
Opposition
[Pointing Finger] We cannot but regard it as unfortunate that Judge Parker has seen proper to refuse the delay asked for by Brown, in order that he might procure his own counsel and not be compelled to rely upon the gentlemen furnished him by the Commonwealth.
John Brown

No Title.

Frankfort Commonwealth
Frankfort,Kentucky
11-11-1859
Opposition
[Pointing Finger] The following article from the Richmond Whig in the main expresses our own views so exactly that we adopt them.
John Brown

No Title.

Frankfort Commonwealth
Frankfort,Kentucky
12-17-1859
Opposition
[Pointing Finger] It is pleasing to observe the reaction which is rapidly taking place in Northern sentiment.
John Brown

No Title.

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
11-1-1859
Democratic
if this man should be caught, and made to suffer the penalties of his crimes, we suppose he would be elevated to the rank of a "martyr" in the calendar of Abolitionism, where Marat, Couthon, and Robespierre ought to stand.
John Brown

Our Harper's Ferry and Charlestown News.

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
12-3-1859
Democratic
We rejoice that old BROWN has been hung
John Brown

Pardon for John Brown.

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
11-16-1859
Democratic
Some such answer will Virginia give to the clamorous outcry that comes to her from the free States for mercy to John Brown.
John Brown

Prayers and Sneers.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
12-6-1859
Democratic
a scoundrel and traitor has paid the just penalty of the laws.
John Brown

THE "IRREPRESSIBLE CONFLICT."

Republican Banner
Nashville,Tennessee
10-25-1859
Opposition
while we unhesitatingly condemn the Republican party for the part they have performed in this alarming tragedy, we should be untrue to ourselves and unfaithful to the public, were we to pass over in silence the conduct of a party nearer home.
John Brown

The Abolition Insurrection at Harper's Ferry -- The Irrepressible Conflict begun.

Federal Union
Milledgeville, Georgia
11-1-1859
Democratic
this was a regularly concocted, and premeditated attempt of Abolition Fanatics to overthrow the Government, and emancipate the slaves.
John Brown

The Abolitionists of the North Implicated in the Harper's Ferry Insurrection.

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
10-20-1859
Democratic
the Northern Abolitionists are implicated and are at the bottom of the Harper's Ferry conspiracy.
John Brown

The Cloud in the Distance No Bigger then a Man's Hand" - The First Battle of the "Irrepressible Conflict."

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
10-19-1859
Democratic
It was an Abolitionplot to free the negroes ofMaryland and Virginia at the point of the bayonet.
John Brown

The Democratic Party and Old Brown.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
11-8-1859
Democratic
To weaken, subject and use the South, but not to lose her, is their policy.
John Brown

The Execution of Brown.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
12-9-1859
Opposition
Much very silly ridicule has been aimed at Gov. Wise
John Brown

The Fatal Friday.

Chicago Press and Tribune
Chicago,Illinois
12-2-1859
Republican
The man's heroism which is as sublime as that of a martyr
John Brown

THE HARPER'S FERRY AFFAIR.

Boston Evening Transcript
Boston,Massachusetts
10-24-1859
Republican
the panic Mr. Brown with his handful of deluded followers created in Maryland and Virginia was not at all creditable to the people or authorities of the vicinity.
John Brown

The Harper's Ferry Affair.

Daily Patriot
Concord,New Hamphire
10-26-1859
Democratic
the dangerous tendencies of the pernicious doctrines which, during a few years past, have been so zealously taught and advocated by political leaders and partisan preachers here at the North.
John Brown

The Harper's Ferry Affair.

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
10-25-1859
Democratic
The whole affair dwindles into utter insignificance as the literal facts are brought out from the uncertainty peculiar to the first demonstration.
John Brown

The Harper's Ferry Insurrection.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
10-19-1859
Democratic
a concerted movement of abolitionists and their black victims in southern States
John Brown

The Harper's Ferry Insurrection.--

Arkansas State Gazette and Democrat
Little Rock, Arkansas
11-12-1859
Opposition
The great mass of the people, both in the North and the South, condemn Brown's treason, and rejoice to know that law and justice have been so promptly administered to him.
John Brown

The Harper's Ferry Invasion as Party Capital.

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
10-25-1859
Democratic
The vile clamor of party, the struggle of Republicanism for power, has given an impetus to the abolition zeal of old Brown and his comrades
John Brown

The Harper's Ferry Riot.

Republican Banner
Nashville,Tennessee
10-24-1859
Opposition
This attempt to excite an insurrection among the slaves is one of the natural results of the agitation of the slavery question
John Brown

THE HARPER'S FERRY RIOTS.

Republican Banner
Nashville,Tennessee
10-22-1859
Opposition
The causes of the riot, it is impossible now to determine.
John Brown

The Harper's Ferry Tragedy.

State Gazette
Austin,Texas
11-5-1859
Democratic
The bloody tragedy which we have endeavored to relate in our columns is at least some evidence of the influence of Black Republican agitation upon the masses of the Northern people.
John Brown

The Harper's Ferry Trials.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
10-25-1859
Republican
we do not see how they could be demanded for trial in Virginia.
John Brown

The Insurrection

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
10-21-1859
Democratic
It is a warning profoundly symptomatic of the future of the Union with our sectional enemies.
John Brown

The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry.

Frankfort Commonwealth
Frankfort,Kentucky
10-21-1859
Opposition
The details by Telegraph of the insurrection at Harper's Ferry take up so much space as to prevent their publication in our paper.
John Brown

The Martyr's Death and the Martyr's Triumph

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
12-9-1859
Republican
no pull quote designated
John Brown

The New York Elections and their Meaning.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
11-24-1859
Democratic
there are men whose minds are so blindly and determinedly fixed on preserving the Union, at all events, that nothing, short of the very fires of insurrection at their own homes, and the abduction of their property when Black Republican policy shall come to its consummation in the last grand catastrophe, can wean from vain hopes of northern magnanimity, or wake from the delusive dreams of future peace.
John Brown

The Patriarchal Tenure.

Chicago Press and Tribune
Chicago,Illinois
10-26-1859
Republican
The Slaveholders have evenless confidence in the "patriarchal tenure"than the "Abolitionists."
John Brown

The Plan of Insurrection.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
11-1-1859
Democratic
Although BROWN'S effort at an insurrection has been silly and abortive, the developments are rapidly showing that a wide-spread scheme was maturing at the North for insurrections throughout the South.
John Brown

The Reign of Terror.--

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
11-30-1859
Republican
Free speech is now denied at the South.
John Brown

The Rules of Ossawatamie.

State Gazette
Austin,Texas
12-3-1859
Democratic
no pull quote designated
John Brown

The True Lesson.

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
10-30-1859
Democratic
It is a very careless use of words to describe the Harper's Ferry outbreak as a "negro insurrection," or "slave insurrection," as is frequently done by presses
John Brown

The True Policy.

Chicago Press and Tribune
Chicago,Illinois
10-22-1859
Republican
In all this they are assisted by the bogus Democratic party.
John Brown

The Virginia Insurrection.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
10-27-1859
Republican
The slave-statutes of Virginia are but legislated, enacted, concrete fright.
John Brown

Virginia and the Fate of the Invaders

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
11-14-1859
Democratic
A question of policy to avoid giving occasion for their wailings and denunciations for the doom of their unfortunate confreres, pioneering the way to universal emancipation at the South!
John Brown

Virginia.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
11-28-1859
Democratic
No one in the South could have watched the course of the Virginia statesmen and public presses since her sad fall in 1852, without marking her steady drifting to an anti-Southern nationalism.
John Brown

What is "Kansas Work?"

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
10-29-1859
Democratic
viewed in its true light, how there can be any question that it forms a part, and an important part, of the criminal transaction
John Brown

What Shall the South Do?

Daily Herald
Wilmington,North Carolina
12-5-1859
Opposition
It is useless to disguise the fact, that the entireNorth and Northwest are hopelessly abolitionized.
John Brown

Where is the Responsibility?

Times-Picayune
New Orleans,Louisiana
10-25-1859
Democratic
Reports speak of discoveries of correspondence with noted abolitionists and proofs of concert with notorious men in the Northern and Western States.
John Brown

Where the Responsibility Belongs.

Chicago Press and Tribune
Chicago,Illinois
10-20-1859
Republican
The Democratic party, however proposes toincrease the chances for insurrection, bloodshed and all the horrors of servile war, by extending the area of slavery indefinitely and by re-opening the African slave trade.
John Brown

Who Taught John Brown?

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
11-12-1859
Republican
the champion of the slaveholding class will put to death the champion of the slave.
John Brown

Writhing of the Serpent.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
10-27-1859
Democratic
The excuses of the black republican press are as various and conflicting as they are shallow.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

A Contest of Principle.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-10-1854
Democratic
The only serious danger to the permanency of our institutions is the proclivity of the central power to interfere in the rights of the States.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

A Crisis.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
1-27-1854
Democratic
But whether slavery would or would not go to Nebraska, is not the question. That must be left to the people, whom we must learn to trust.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

A CUNNING GAME!

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
5-17-1854
Whig
Will the people of the old States, on whom this measure will fall most ruinously, suffer themselves to be humbugged by the basely cunning and false representations of the lackeys of the Administration?
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

A Good Deal of Truth.

New-Orleans Bee
New Orleans,Louisiana
5-20-1854
Whig
There is a great deal of truth in the following article, which we extract from the New York Tribune, of the 14th inst., and right angry are we at being compelled to admit it.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

A Little Strange.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-10-1854
Democratic
Let not abolitionists talk to us of the sacredness of compromises! Nothing is sacred with them.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

A New Party.

Hartford Daily Courant
Hartford, Connecticut
5-27-1854
Whig
It is time that minor differences should be forgotten or laid aside.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

A WORD TO SOUTHERN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-23-1854
Whig
Cowardice is thought a great stain at the South, yet political cowardice has of late years become nest to universal there
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

ABOLITION VICTORIES.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
4-15-1854
Whig
If their defeat is not on the ground of opposition to the Nebraska Bill, then it must be on the ground of opposition to the general course of the Administration!
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Abolitionism.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
3-30-1854
Democratic
If the Journal editor would not be classed as an abolitionist, he should not fulminate abolition doctrines.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Agitation.

Hartford Daily Courant
Hartford, Connecticut
1-27-1854
Whig
This is a bold bid of Douglas for the next Presidency.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Amendments to the Nebraska Bill.

Hartford Daily Courant
Hartford, Connecticut
5-23-1854
Whig
Let the public see where the truth is.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Another Greely Forgery.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
3-13-1854
Democratic
Since the introduction of a Nebraska bill Greely has been busily engaged in fabricating public opinion against it.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

ANOTHER NEBRASKA BILL.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-9-1854
Whig
We now learn that a body of the representatives of the South, who are always united in the support of all schemes for the extension of the patriarchal institution, and who now anticipate a certain victory with the aid of the northern doughfaces, have still another deception in contemplation.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Compromises.

Hartford Daily Courant
Hartford, Connecticut
5-16-1854
Whig
The whole slavery agitation has been reopened by the South themselves.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Congress and the Nebraska Bill.

Morning Herald
Harrisburg,Pennsylvania
11-23-1854
Whig
The debate on the Nebraska-Kansas bill terminated in the House on Saturday at 12 o'clock, prior to which as arrangement was agreed upon for gentlemen who had not spoken on the subject to be permitted to print their speeches.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

COOL -- VERY!

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
3-22-1854
Whig
It is an attempt to prove the locofoco party the national party, and the Whig party a mere faction.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Excitement in Congress.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-4-1854
Democratic
The principle of Congressional non intervention in the domestic affairs of the States and Territories is strongly intrenched in the popular heart.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Explicit.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-11-1854
Democratic
Shall, or shall not, the people of the Territories be permitted to manage their own affairs in their own way?
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Glorious News from Washington -- Passage of the Nebraska Bill.

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
5-24-1854
Democratic
Those who desire to keep the disturbing and distracting subject of slavery in Congress, as an eternal bone of contention between the North and the South, instead of referring its decision to those to whom it legitimately belongs, will, of course, send up a howl of rage over the result, which, to them, is so calamitous.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

How Nebraska was Passed.

Morning Herald
Harrisburg,Pennsylvania
5-25-1854
Whig
A Washington correspondent writing in reference to the change of front by a number of Northern members, says,
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Illiberal.

Federal Union
Milledgeville, Georgia
3-14-1854
Democratic
With such a showing as this, the Whig paper at the South, that raises its voice against Northern Democrats, should call up on the mountains and the rocks to fall on them and hide them forever from the gaze of honest and patriotic men.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

IS IT A FRAUD?

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-15-1854
Whig
the bill of Douglas, in so far as it proposes to disturb the Missouri Compromise, involves gross perfidy, and is bolstered up by the most audacious false pretenses and frauds.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Let the People Rule.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
2-4-1854
Democratic
And it is this same principle, so eloquently advanced by Clay and Webster and the Democratic statesmen who went with them in that movement, that is incorporated in the new bill for Nebraska
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Meeting in New York.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
2-4-1854
Democratic
we expect to see abolition attempting now to cloak its head under the mantle of good faith, and cry aloud for the maintenance of pledges, while it presses forward its own wicked objects.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

MESSRS. ROGERS AND PURYEAR.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
5-31-1854
Whig
by a sneaking and covert insinuation, it would leave the impression that they were co-operating with abolitionists!
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

MESSRS. ROGERS AND PURYEAR.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
5-31-1854
Whig
Not only the balance of power broken down, between the slave and the free States, with a large preponderance in the Senate in favor of the latter, but that very section which is now held out as open to the slaveholder, by this very measure, filled up by a foreign population violently hostile to our interests!
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Michigan and the Nebraska Question.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-3-1854
Democratic
no effort at agitation, either on the part of abolition, whig or "independent" papers, can move that sentiment from the firm base on which it stands.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Mr. Brooks's Speech

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
3-21-1854
Democratic
it places the claims of the bill to Southern support on the true ground of the equal constitutional rights of all the States in the Territories
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

MR. CLAY AND THE COMPROMISES.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-16-1854
Whig
the daily misrepresentations of the paid organs of the Government in regard to every other point in the existing controversy.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Mr. Douglass' Speech.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-7-1854
Democratic
We furnish our readers to-day with the first half of Senator Douglas' speech on the territorial bill.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Mr. Everett's Position -- Necessity of Mr. Douglas' Bill.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-15-1854
Democratic
Let democratic statesmen, at least, be consistent, and cling to the republican doctrine of non-intervention.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Mr. Harris' Speech.--

New-Orleans Bee
New Orleans,Louisiana
5-6-1854
Whig
The Washington correspondent of the New York Express says:
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Nebraska - Mr. Douglas's Report.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
1-16-1854
Democratic
We commend Mr. Douglas' report not only for the ability with which it is prepared, but for the sound, national, Union-loving sentiments, with which it abounds.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Nebraska Bill Passed Finally.

Morning Herald
Harrisburg,Pennsylvania
5-25-1854
Whig
The struggle on the Nebraska-Kansas bill has finally terminated by its passage by both Houses.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Nebraska in the Senate.

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
2-2-1854
Whig
This is Slavery fairly developed. Like Catholicism, it cannot bear discussion.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Nebraska.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-10-1854
Whig
We cannot conceive how intelligent and conscientious men, who possess a real regard for the great doctrines of human freedom, can excuse themselves for such an abandonment as that which we have been apprised is in contemplation.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Nebraska.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-23-1854
Whig
Is it not time that the Press of the Free States, without distinction of party, should speak out on this question?
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Nebraska.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
1-23-1854
Democratic
the North and the South ought to unite in sweeping it into the rubbish of extinct legislative anomalies
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Nebraska.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
2-4-1854
Democratic
Senator DOUGLAS made a powerful speech in vindication of the Nebraska bill
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

New Territories.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
1-6-1854
Democratic
It is no part of the business of Congress to legislate for the territories.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

NEW YORK ON NEBRASKA.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-28-1854
Whig
For our own part, we regard this Nebraska movement of Douglas and his backers as one of measureless treachery and infamy.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
5-23-1854
Whig
Slavery crawls, like a slimy reptile over the ruins, to defile a second eden.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
1-30-1854
Democratic
The persons who have been busiest in charging the Administration with favoring Free Soilism, are now "standing upon the other tack," and assert that the Administration is doing all it can for the benefit of slavery!
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
2-2-1854
Democratic
As we are a little oblivious respecting the "loud-mouthed attacks of the democratic press," which the Courant alludes to, will the editor be good enough to produce them?
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
2-2-1854
Democratic
The only mode of relief we can think of, will be to elect the editor a delegate to the great "Hen convention
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
2-4-1854
Democratic
The abolitionists, free soilers, and free soil whigs, the Boston Post thinks, had better save their breath to cool their porridge, instead of wasting it in denunciation of the Nebraska bill.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
2-6-1854
Democratic
its sole object is to confirm the principles of the Compromise of 1850, and remove the question of slavery from the National Councils.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
2-14-1854
Democratic
Whiggery lives upon such excitements.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

Mississippian
Jackson,Mississippi
3-31-1854
Democratic
we have no fanatical women roving over the country and bringing reproach upon the community in which they live, by mingling in affairs which pertain to the sterner sex, we have no preachers who convert the sacred desk into an arena of sectional strife, and whose blasphemies make the very angels weep.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
3-8-1854
Whig
the locofoco party, in Convention assembled, gave their solemn sanction and recommendation to a measure which they must have believed, -- if what they had said was to be relied upon, -- surrendered the rights of the South
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-13-1854
Whig
The opposition to the Nebraska bill is gaining daily.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-14-1854
Whig
The honor of the South, therefore, cannot be trusted where the interests of Slavery are involved, because on such occasions the voice of honor and truth is always silenced by the clamor of low, brutal and selfish passions.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-14-1854
Whig
it will probably pass as an Administration measure.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-24-1854
Whig
we judge he is after keeping up the equilibrium of things by making a slave and a free State out of his two proposed territories of Nebraska and Kansas.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-25-1854
Whig
The Adminstration is determined to put through DOUGLAS'S Nebraska bill before public opinion cows the timid.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-Orleans Bee
New Orleans,Louisiana
5-19-1854
Whig
"If a Democratic Member of Congress is led by his judgment and his conscience to vote for the bill, as we hope all Democrats will be led to do, and he returns to his constituents to encounter the clamor of Whigs and Abolitionists, together with disaffected men of his own party, no sensible man who understands and appreciates the character of the Executive, will believe that the President will allow such factious men to wield public patronage to overthrow any man at home who has given to the principles of the bill a cordial and conscientious support."
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

No Title.

New-Orleans Bee
New Orleans,Louisiana
5-31-1854
Whig
The substitute adopted is the Senate (Nebraska) bill, without the Clayton amendment.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

One Hundred Guns for Nebraska!

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
5-24-1854
Democratic
At sunrise this morning, one hundred guns were fired from the Public Square, by order of the Democratic Town Committee, in honor of the passage of the bill
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Out of the Woods at Last.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
5-29-1854
Democratic
We are glad to get rid of it.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Parties -- will they be Sectional?

Federal Union
Milledgeville, Georgia
3-28-1854
Democratic
We have too much confidence in the magnanimity, good sense and prudence of many Northern Democratic Statesmen, to despair of National Parties at this time.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Passage of the Nebraska Bill in the House.

Mississippian
Jackson,Mississippi
6-2-1854
Democratic
it achieves the great object of removing from Congressional interference the slavery question
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Passage of the Nebraska Bill.

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
5-26-1854
Democratic
It has not been our opinion that the South would gain any very decisive advantage by the passage of the Nebraska bill in its present shape
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Passage of the Nebraska Bill.

Arkansas State Gazette and Democrat
Little Rock, Arkansas
9-6-1854
Democratic
The final passage of the Nebraska bill, through the Senate, was publicly announced by the roaring cannon.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Renewal of the Slavery Agitation. -- The Nebraska Bill.

Daily Patriot
Concord,New Hamphire
2-1-1854
Democratic
the selfish schemes of trading politicians who seek to get up another abolition mania in the hope of thereby getting into office.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

REPEAL OF THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
2-3-1854
Democratic
distinctly and unequivocally in favor of repealing all the anti-slavery restrictions of the Missouri Compromise
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Rights of Minorities

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
5-27-1854
Democratic
As Mr. CALHOUN observed, governments were formed to protect minorities -- majorities can take care of themselves.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

SELF-GOVERNMENT.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-4-1854
Whig
the last desperate resort of the burglar to deceive his pursuers, is embraced.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Senator Douglas -- the Nebraska Bill.

Arkansas State Gazette and Democrat
Little Rock, Arkansas
2-3-1854
Democratic
It is predicted that this report and bill will re-open the slavery agitation, both North and South.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Senator Douglas' Speech -- The Nebraska Question.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
2-11-1854
Democratic
the able and unanswerable speech of Judge Douglas upon the Nebraska Territorial bill
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Senator Douglas-- Squatter Sovereignty

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
2-14-1854
Democratic
So far therefore from these governments being empowered to exclude slavery, any action they may take upon the subject, would be a matter for discussion and decision, both by Congress and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Senator Douglas.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
2-6-1854
Democratic
We are able to do only imperfect justice to the speech of this distinguished Senator in defence of the territorial bill
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Slavery Agitation

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
6-3-1854
Democratic
the passage of the Nebraska Bill is the renewal of agitation of the subject of slavery, under circumstances, too, of unprecedented intensity and bitterness.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

SLAVERY IN THE FIELD.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-6-1854
Whig
An overt attempt is set on foot in Mr. Douglas's Nebraska bill to override the Missouri Compromise.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Slavery in the New Territories.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
1-15-1854
Democratic
It is simply recognizing, to its proper limit, the great principle of the right of the people, every where, to self-government.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

SLAVERY MILITANT.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-11-1854
Whig
Slavery is an Ishmael. It is malevolent and malignant. It loves aggression, for when it ceases to be aggressive it stagnates and decays.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

SLAVERY'S USE OF NEBRASKA.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-24-1854
Whig
where is the man brazen enough to avow that we need any more slave- breeding districts?
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Southern Sentiments and the Nebraska Humbug.

New-Orleans Bee
New Orleans,Louisiana
5-24-1854
Whig
We verily believe that if the struggle on the Nebraska bill could be continued two or three months longer, the real sentiment of the Southern people would become so unmistakably known that most of their representatives would drop the demagoguical abortion as a thing not fit to be touched.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Speech of Judge Douglas on the Nebraska Bill.

Federal Union
Milledgeville, Georgia
2-14-1854
Democratic
We regret to learn that several whig papers at the South, such as the National Intelligencer, the Louisville Journal, and the New Orleans Bulletin are out in opposition to the Nebraska Bill.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Speech of Mr. Douglas -- Renewal of the Slavery Agitation -- Its object.

Daily Patriot
Concord,New Hamphire
2-1-1854
Democratic
We have seldom read an abler or more conclusive argument in support of any measure
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Squatter Sovereignty.

Federal Union
Milledgeville, Georgia
4-18-1854
Democratic
We see a disposition in some quarters of the Democratic party to discuss the question of Squatter Sovereignty as applied to the Nebraska Bill.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Clayton Amendment to the Nebraska Bill.--

New-Orleans Bee
New Orleans,Louisiana
6-1-1854
Whig
This important amendment, which was omitted by the House of Representatives, reads as follows:
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Cloven Foot!

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
2-1-1854
Democratic
The Compromise of 1850 is well understood to be a "finality" -- superceding all previous action, and designed to stop all agitation of the slavery question, in or out of Congress.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Crisis in Congress -- Duty of the Majority

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
5-15-1854
Democratic
The principle of the power of the majority is essential to the authority of government, and should not be sacrificed to those technical rules which are ordained for the protection of the rights of a minority.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Crisis.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
2-21-1854
Democratic
it must be apparent to every one who looks upon the Congressional proceedings, that the whig organization, as a National party is ended
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Democracy and the Union

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
1-9-1854
Democratic
That not only the administration, but the Democracy of the whole country will show their determination to stand by these measures, and to practically apply them whenever in the organization of territorial and State governments, or otherwise, the same principles shall arise, we feel the fullest confidence.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Dividing Line.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-18-1854
Democratic
The battle is between popular constitutional rights on the one hand, and the encroachments of the central power on the other.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Duty of the South

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
2-16-1854
Democratic
On our side we have the whole power of the Federal government and the moral support of a sound public sentiment
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Feeling in the South.

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
3-2-1854
Democratic
Northern journals betray a gross misrepresentation of the temper of the public mind of the South
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Importance of the Early Passage of the Nebraska Bill.

Mississippian
Jackson,Mississippi
4-21-1854
Democratic
The condition on which the Democracy of the slave-holding States co-operate with their brethren of the North, is that of non-interference with the rights of slave-holding States, and opposition to Congressional legislation, which discriminates in any form against the property of one section of the Union
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Iniquity to be Consummated.

Morning Herald
Harrisburg,Pennsylvania
5-20-1854
Whig
It is now reduced to a certainty that the Nebraskabill, which is repudiated by every honest man, and whose author's name is execrated from Canadato Cuba, will pass Congress.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Journal on Alien Suffrage

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
3-13-1854
Democratic
Its daily conglomerate, hashed up from Greely's mint of festering misrepresentation, calumny, and impotent malice, finds no response with the people of Illinois.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

THE LATEST NEWS. RECEIVED BY MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH FROM WASHINGTON.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-16-1854
Whig
Douglas purposes now to bring up the Nebraska bill forthwith, and to "cram it down,"
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

THE LATEST NEWS. RECEIVED BY MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH. FROM WASHINGTON.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-24-1854
Whig
DOUGLAS'S new bill has taken the best friends of the Administration by surprise.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

THE LATEST NEWS. RECEIVED BY MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH. FROM WASHINGTON. From our own Correspondent. WASHINGTON, Tuesday, Jan.17, 1854.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-18-1854
Whig
Some of the Southern members are startled at the discovery that Douglas's Nebraska bill is a violation of the Compromise of 1850.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Missouri Compromise -- How the Question Stands.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-2-1854
Democratic
We deny to Congress the power to either establish slavery or to prohibit it, in a Territory or a State.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

THE MOTIVE.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-3-1854
Whig
The Nebraska bill is a Presidential scheme.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska and Kansas Bill.--

New-Orleans Bee
New Orleans,Louisiana
5-16-1854
Whig
Our Congressional news of to-day, although it occupies but little space owing to the rule of condensation that invariably prevails in this office, will be found extremely interesting and important.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Bill Passed!

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
5-23-1854
Whig
The infamous act has been forced upon the country by the power of an oligarchy
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Bill Passed.

Hartford Daily Courant
Hartford, Connecticut
5-24-1854
Whig
The South may depend upon it that the confidence in their honor has been woefully shaken by this repeal of a solemn compact.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Bill Passed.

Federal Union
Milledgeville, Georgia
5-30-1854
Democratic
the South has learned that she has many friends at the North upon whom she may rely for justice in the hour of need.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Bill.

New-Haven Daily Register
New Haven, Connecticut
2-3-1854
Democratic
There never was a more needless excitement than that which the whig press is trying to raise on this subject.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Bill.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
5-19-1854
Democratic
The opponents of the Nebraska bill failed in their disorganizing efforts to defeat this measure by legislative trickery
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

THE NEBRASKA BILL.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
2-22-1854
Whig
let the principle of non- intervention be presented in a distinct resolution, which shall fix the doctrine upon our statute book
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Bill.

Daily Patriot
Concord,New Hamphire
5-31-1854
Democratic
it will tend to remove from the halls of Congress the slavery controversy, and to transfer it to the people
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Bill.

New-Orleans Bee
New Orleans,Louisiana
5-25-1854
Whig
According to a telegraphic dispatch from Washington, which appeared in yesterday's Evening Picayune, the Nebraska bill, divested of the Clayton amendment, passed the House of Representatives, late on Tuesday evening, by a vote of 113 yeas to 100 nays.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Bill. Abolitionism.

Union
Washington, D. C.
1-15-1854
Democratic
his proposition is regarded by abolitionists as a death-blow totheir hope of making the slavery question available forfuture political excitement.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Bribe.

Morning Herald
Harrisburg,Pennsylvania
5-22-1854
Whig
The time approaches for the final vote on the Nebraska bill in the House of Representatives.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Nebraska Question

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
1-25-1854
Democratic
The union of the Democracy on this proposition will dissipate forever the charges of free soil sympathies so recklessly and pertinaciously urged against the administration by our Whig opponents
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

THE NEBRASKA QUESTION.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
2-1-1854
Whig
we confess that we somewhat doubt the utility of disturbing the Missouri Compromise
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

THE NEBRASKA SWINDLE.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
5-12-1854
Whig
he contest has begun on that infamous measure.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Non-Intervention Principle.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
1-31-1854
Democratic
Now is the time to give practical effect to the leading principles which triumphed in the election of Pierce.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Object of the Compromise of 1850.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-6-1854
Democratic
take the whole question out of the hands of Congress, and give it into the charge of the people interested in it
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Organization of New Territories.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
1-10-1854
Democratic
all questions pertaining to slavery in the Territories, and in the new States to be formed therefrom, are to be left to the decision of the people residing therein
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Pennsylvania Black List.

Morning Herald
Harrisburg,Pennsylvania
5-22-1854
Whig
We give below the names of the eleven traitors to Pennsylvania and the North, who voted to take up the Nebraska bill, with a view to its immediate passage.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Plans of the Slave Power.

Hartford Daily Courant
Hartford, Connecticut
6-6-1854
Whig
The transitionfrom a compliance with this demand to the universal toleration of slavery at the North, is but a step and an easy one.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Present Crisis.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
2-9-1854
Democratic
When abolitionism shall be finally crushed out of Congress, no other question can soon arise whose tendency will be to disturb the relations of cordiality which naturally subsist between the two great divisions of the country.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

THE RASCALS AT WASHINGTON

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
1-26-1854
Whig
Sober minded men, who have leaned to the side of the South in the late contests, on the ground that the Abolitionists were the aggressors, will turn and resist this movement as a gross outrage and aggression on the part of the South.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Slave Power.

Hartford Daily Courant
Hartford, Connecticut
5-20-1854
Whig
It is a solemn question for the freemen of the Free States to ask themselves, how far they intend to follow the beck of the slave power and to fulfil their plans for supremacy.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The South and the New York Factions.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
1-26-1854
Democratic
It is perhaps, well for the South that parties at the North stand thus committed
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Territorial Question.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
1-12-1854
Democratic
it takes the right ground essentially, and we have no doubt that the nation will sustain it.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

The Territorial Question.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
1-13-1854
Democratic
The bill for the organization of Nebraska, like the Compromise Measures, is common ground upon which all sections can meet.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

Thos. H. Benton and the Extension of Slavery.--

New-Orleans Bee
New Orleans,Louisiana
5-29-1854
Whig
To those who, through ignorance or obstinacy, still insist that the passage of the Nebraska bill will extend slavery, we commend the following remarks from the late speech of Col. Benton in Congress:
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

TRAITORS AND DOUGHFACES.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-6-1854
Whig
contempt for the juggling doughfaces who are mediating this monstrous treachery
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

WEBSTER AND NEBRASKA.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-8-1854
Whig
We recommend their perusal to the small fry who are just now making a parade of their great astuteness in the reproduction of Mr. Calhouns's doctrine of the unconstitutionality of excluding Slavery from the territories; a doctrine which his ingenious sophistry alone could shield from contempt.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

What is Nebraska?

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
2-8-1854
Democratic
But the position of the Abolitionists on this question is not only treacherous, but it makes also the legislation of the country absurdly inconsistent.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

What is the Nebraska Bill?

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
3-23-1854
Democratic
Whether time and consultation, and the various influences that work on the minds of Members of Congress, will increase the number of supporters of the bill, remains to be seen.
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

WHAT THE PEOPLE THINK.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
2-20-1854
Whig
The Satanic Press audaciously asserts that the public opinion of this City is in favor of Douglas's Nebraska bill
Nebraska Bill (Jan-May 1854)

WHIG OPPOSITION TO THE NEBRASKA BILL.

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
2-7-1854
Democratic
we apprehend before the struggle is over, the majority of the active and aspiring Whigs of the South will be found in opposition to the repeal of the Missouri restriction.
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A Constitutional Caning.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland,Ohio
6-11-1856
Democratic
Brooks declares that, as the constitution provides that no member of either House of Congress shall be held responsible for words spoken in debate, that it would have been to have caned Sumner anywhere else than the place designated by the Constitution.
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A Lie upon its Face.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland,Ohio
5-29-1856
Democratic
Senator Sumner has floored himself much worse than Brooks did by the following foolish and false attempt to drag Senator Douglas into personal difficulty with Brooks.
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A New Era.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
5-29-1856
Democratic
Was the like of this ever before published in a newspaper in South Carolina?
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A NORTHERN FREE REPUBLIC: STAND BY THE UNION.

Boston Post
Boston,Massachusetts
6-3-1856
Democratic
Madness rules the hour, in nullification-ridden Massachusetts.
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All the Courtesy.--

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
5-30-1856
Republican
The South boasts all the Chivalry:
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An Atrocious Speech and a Disgraceful Assault.

Detroit Free Press
Detroit,Michigan
5-23-1856
Democratic
It was an atrocious speech. But its atrocity did not warrant the personal assault upon him by a South Carolina member of the House of Representatives.
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Another Richmond in the Field.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland,Ohio
5-26-1856
Democratic
Senator Sumner is the man for Fusion Candidate for President.
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As We Knew He Must.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
5-28-1856
Republican
The Statesman has at last spoken.
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Assault in the United States Senate Chamber.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
5-26-1856
Democratic
Sumner's speech, surpassed in blackguardism anything ever delivered in the senate.
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Assault in the United States Senate Chamber.

Illinois State Register
Springfield,Illinois
5-26-1856
Democratic
Sumner's speech, surpassed in blackguardism anything ever delivered in the senate.
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Assault upon Mr. Sumner.

Daily Patriot
Concord,New Hamphire
5-28-1856
Democratic
Sumner's speech was of such a character as to provoke the result which has followed
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Attack on Mr. Sumner.

Boston Daily Bee
Boston,Massachusetts
5-23-1856
American
An outrage so gross and villianous was neverbefore committed within the walls of the Capitol.
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Brooks and Sumner.

Mobile Daily Register
Mobile, Alabama
6-6-1856
Democratic
Greeley and his crowd are sharply ridiculous in their remarks, and their attempt to make political capital out of it, is so palpable, as to destroy, in a great measure, the effect of the venom they spit forth.
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BROOKS AND SUMNER.

Carolina Spartan
Spartanburg,South Carolina
5-29-1856
Democratic
Few in South Carolina will withhold applause from Col. Brooks for his castigation of a man who to a foul tongue adds the crime of perjury.
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CAPT. BROOKS' CASTIGATION OF SENATOR SUMNER.

Edgefield Advertiser
Edgefield,South Carolina
5-28-1856
Democratic
we have borne insult long enough, and now let the conflict come if it must.
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Club Law in the Senate!

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
5-23-1856
Republican
Read the telegraphic despatches from Washington.
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COL. BROOKS AND SUMNER

Yorkville Enquirer
Yorkville,South Carolina
5-29-1856
Democratic
If ever a high-minded man can be justified in promptly resenting insult and injury, surely Col. Brooks will receive from the people of his own State, at least, the mead of a most cordial approval.
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Congress and the Sumner Assault.

Sun
Baltimore,Maryland
5-28-1856
American
Let the root of the evil be aimed at, by a prompt and determined "call to order" immediately on the first digression from the proper parliamentary discourse, and we may then escape any more such scenes as disgrace the body and tend to provoke violence.
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Congressional Bullyism.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
6-2-1856
Republican
All, without regard to political affinities execrate and denounce the assault upon Senator Sumner by Mr. Brooks of South Carolina, as cowardly and unwarrantable.
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CONGRESSIONAL RUFFIANISM.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
5-24-1856
Republican
Mr. Sumner was writing unsuspectingly and busily at his desk when attacked by Brooks.
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Congressional.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
6-16-1856
Republican
Senator Butler concluded his remarks, in reply to Mr. Sumner'sspeech, by claiming he had convicted Sumner of error, misrepresentation and calumny.
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Congressman Brooks' Assault on Senator Sumner.

Vermont Patriot & State Gazette
Montpelier,Vermont
5-30-1856
Democratic
The remarks made by Mr. Sumner, which provoked this assault, were malignant and insulting beyond anything ever uttered in coolness upon the floor of the Senate.
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Exciting Debate in the Senate -- Senator Sumner Whipped!

Weekly North Carolina Standard
Raleigh,North Carolina
5-28-1856
Democratic
It was a speech full of abuse of his brother Senators -- full of the vilest and most dangerous appeals against the domestic institutions of the South, and calculated only to increase the strife between the two sections and lead to disunion and civil war.
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Freedom in Debate.

Locomotive
Indianapolis,Indiana
5-23-1856
Democratic
Freedom of speech should be guarantied to all public men in debate on public questions
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From the St. Louis Evening News: A Difference of Opinions

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
6-7-1856
Republican
On the whole the Mercury concludes that the negro demonstration is a "spectacle as disgusting as it is novel -- offensive to every sentiment of South Carolina society, and calculated to bring ridicule and disgrace upon the whole movement." We think so, too.
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Is the Kick Waited for?

Portland Advertiser
Portland,Maine
6-6-1856
Republican
The manner in which the deed has been defended in Congress and its perpetrator so shamefully applauded by the Southern press, has strengthened and prolonged the indignant response of our people.
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Justifying Club Law

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
6-11-1856
Republican
the club is to be the substitute for debate
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LIBERTY OF SPEECH, OF THE PRESS, AND FREEDOM OF RELIGION.

Richmond Enquirer
Richmond,Virginia
6-3-1856
Democratic
A community of Abolitionists could only be governed by a penitentiary system. They are as unfit for liberty as maniacs, criminals, or wild beasts.
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Meeting at Brooklyn.--

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
6-4-1856
Republican
The indignation meeting held at Brooklyn was an ovation: The Mayor presided.
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Messrs. Brooks and Sumner.

Sun
Baltimore,Maryland
5-15-1856
American
These two gentlemen have all at once become prominent characters and objects of public sympathy in their respective sections of country.
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Messrs. Sumner and Brooks.

Republican Banner
Nashville,Tennessee
5-27-1856
American
His assault upon Mr. S., a member of the Senate, upon the floor of the Senate, was a great outrage upon that body, and cannot be justified or excused.
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More of It.

Sun
Baltimore,Maryland
6-9-1856
American
Senator Wilson, in a speech at Worcester said, that when he and others were conveying Mr. Sumner to his lodgings, Mr. S. remarked: "I shall give it to them again if God spares my life.
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MOST RIDICULOUS.

Republican Banner
Nashville,Tennessee
6-6-1856
American
We copy the following from the Charleston Mercury:
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Mr. Brooks's Letter to the Senate

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
6-6-1856
Democratic
We copy below the letter of Mr. BROOKS, addressed to the President of the Senate
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No Title.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield, Illinios
6-21-1856
Republican
[pointing finger] P.S.Brooks is talked of as the next Democratic candidate for Governor of South Carolina. And on the same principle, we presume, that Herbert will be the next Democratic candidate for Governor of California.
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No Title.

Louisville Journal
Louisville,Kentucky
5-28-1856
American
It is monstrous that a member of the House of Representatives should beat a Senator upon the floor of the Senate for a speech made in the Senate
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No Title.

Louisville Journal
Louisville,Kentucky
6-5-1856
American
The course of a portion of the Southern press is no less reprehensible in applauding the brutal and deadly assault of Brooks upon the person of a United States Senator upon the floor of the Senate chamber.
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No Title.

Boston Atlas
Boston,Massachusetts
5-23-1856
Republican
the mouths of the representatives of the North are to be closed by the use of bowie-knives, bludgeons, and revolvers.
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No Title.

Boston Atlas
Boston,Massachusetts
5-24-1856
Republican
The Boston Courier did not see fit to join yesterday morning in the unqualified rebuke which the assault upon Mr. Sumner elicited from almost every Boston newspaper.
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No Title.

Boston Atlas
Boston,Massachusetts
6-3-1856
Republican
the Democratic party has kindled its flames; that if fanaticism has taken a new lease of life, that life was breathed into it by Pierce and Douglas and their fellow conspirators
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No Title.

Boston Post
Boston,Massachusetts
5-24-1856
Democratic
The free soil politicians are prompt in their endeavors to make party capital out of this affair.
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No Title.

Portland Advertiser
Portland,Maine
6-4-1856
Republican
The fault was not with our citizens, but with those who directly and indirectly lent their countenance to the ruffianly conduct of Brooks.
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No Title.

Semi-weekly Raleigh Register
Raleigh,North Carolina
6-6-1856
American
in censuring the attack, let not the cause be forgotten
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No Title.

Daily Herald
Wilmington,North Carolina
5-26-1856
American
he has yet given a good handle for the Northern people to seize, in denunciation of his course, and deprived the South of the opportunity of justification
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No Title.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
5-31-1856
Republican
As there have been political crimes in all ages, so there have been in all ages Doughfaces to defend them.
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No Title.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
6-5-1856
Republican
they take upon themselves the unnecessary odium of being the opponents of Freedom of Debate.
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No Title.

New York Times
New York,New York
5-23-1856
Republican
The most fastidious reader will search in vain for anything which could give the slightest color of just provocation for the brutal outrage of Brooks.
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No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
5-23-1856
Republican
No meaner exhibition of Southern cowardice -- generally miscalled Southern chivalry -- was ever witnessed.
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No Title.

New-York Daily Tribune
New York,New York
5-24-1856
Republican
a more vivid, if not a wholly original perception, of the degradation in which the Free States have consented for years to exist.
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No Title.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
5-23-1856
Republican
[Pointing Finger] The telegraphic despatches to-day will be read with interest.
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No Title.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
5-24-1856
Republican
[Pointing Finger] The reader will not fail to look at the Telegraphic head for the latest news from Washington.
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No Title.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
5-26-1856
Republican
[Pointing Finger] Our exchanges are teeming with accounts of the state of affairs at Washington and in Kansas, and commentaries thereon.
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No Title.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
5-27-1856
Republican
[Pointing Finger] The Louisville Journal speaks of the disgraceful outrage in the Senate chamber in a spirit of just condemnation, although it thinks Mr. Sumner ought to be punished "for his incendiary harangues."
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No Title.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
6-2-1856
Republican
[Pointing Finger] If one thing more than another demonstrates the character of the man and the nature of the attack on Senator Sumner by Brooks, it is this -- that he could steal up unsuspectingly and attack his victim, whom he knew to be unarmed, for words spoken in debate, no way applying to him; but resorted to a challenge with Wilson, whom he knew would not accept, for words the most opprobrious directly applied to himself -- and why?
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No Title.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
6-2-1856
Republican
The committee on Federal Relations in the Connecticut Legislature, recently reported the following resolutions for the consideration of the two Houses of the General Assembly, viz.:
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No Title.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
6-13-1856
Republican
[Pointing Finger] Senator Butler has been giving the Senate a specimen of his drivel, in reply to Mr. Sumner's speech.
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No Title.

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
5-28-1856
Democratic
SUMNER was well and elegantly whipped, and he richly deserved it.
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No Title.

Republican Banner
Nashville,Tennessee
6-4-1856
American
They speak of Sumner as a martyr to the Freesoil sentiment of the North.
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No Title.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield, Illinios
6-3-1856
Republican
Brooks declares upon his honor as a gentleman that he had no coajutor in his achievement in the Senate the other day.
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Political "Non Sequiturs."

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
6-13-1856
Republican
Mr. Sumner has the mark of Cain on his brow but it don't follow that he was Abel to defend himself.
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Possuming.

Richmond Daily Whig
Richmond,Virginia
5-31-1856
American
the Abolition wretch, with his Abolition physicians as accomplices in the trick, is playing possum.
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Public Approval of Mr. Brooks.

South Carolinian
Columbia,South Carolina
5-27-1856
Democratic
Meetings of approval and sanction will be held, not only in Mr. Brooks' district, but throughout the State at large, and a general and hearty response of approval will re-echo the words, "Welldone," from Washington to the Rio Grande.
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Quid Pro Quo.

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
5-23-1856
Democratic
Superficial and malevolent writers are attemptingto magnify Sumner into a martyr forfreedom and a victim of slavery.
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Quid Pro Quo.

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Cincinnati,Ohio
5-27-1856
Democratic
gentlemen everywhere will admit that Sumner's general tone was neither parliamentary nor gentlemanly
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Remove the Capitol

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
5-27-1856
Republican
The seat of the National government should be where freedom of speech can safely be tolerated
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RESIGNATION OF BROOKS AND KEITT.

Carolina Spartan
Spartanburg,South Carolina
7-24-1856
Democratic
These gallant gentlemen have done nothing justifying the action of the House, and their constituents will send them back strengthened to battle with the hosts of Black Republicanism
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Ruffianism at Washington.

Buffalo Morning Express and Daily Democracy
Buffalo,New York
5-24-1856
Republican
The truth is, that slavery, with its southern chivalry and northern doughfaceism, found more than a match in the oratorical powers of Sumner. They had not the ability to cope with him in debate.
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Ruffianism in Congress.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
5-23-1856
Republican
Can the north no longer raise her voice in the halls of Legislation, without being outraged and insulted?
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Senator Wilson and Brooks.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
6-4-1856
Republican
Every one here thought when the stand takenby Senator Wilson was made known that a rencontrewould be the immediate consequence
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Sermons in Brooks.

Portland Advertiser
Portland,Maine
6-3-1856
Republican
Slavery shows its paternity of the deed by its thorough ratification.
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South Carolina.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
6-5-1856
Republican
The only men in South Carolina who gave their efforts to the country in the Revolutionary war, were poor men, and poor men in South Carolina at this time are denied the right of sufferage, and are incapable of holding office.
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Sumner and Brooks --

Louisville Journal
Louisville,Kentucky
5-24-1856
American
A pitched battle has long been raging between the champions of those two States, and generally the harshest and most offensive language has come from the South Carolinians
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SUMNER CANED BY COL. BROOKS

Patriot and Mountaineer
Greenville,South Carolina
5-29-1856
Democratic
he was abusive of Judge BUTLER and Judge DOUGLAS, and denounced all slaveholders as criminals!
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Sumner in his Seat.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland,Ohio
6-10-1856
Democratic
We see that Senator Sumner is not only in his seat but is engaged in debate with Senator Douglas and others.
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Sumner's Plagiarism.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland,Ohio
6-17-1856
Democratic
We are unprepared to say that a man should be cudgeled over the head for the gross crime of plagiarism, but we believe it is a pretty good rule in the old-fashioned schools to give a youth a good licking for that offence.
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Supremacy of the Law

Boston Post
Boston,Massachusetts
5-29-1856
Democratic
personal violence is of akin to that higher-lawism Which has been so long urged by fanaticism.
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The Assault in the Senate.

Sun
Baltimore,Maryland
5-24-1856
American
It is seldom, perhaps, that a more general feeling of disapprobation has been felt and expressed in regard to a circumstance of the kind, than is called forth on all hands by the outrage and descration commited by the Hon. Mr. Brooks, of S. C., in his recent assault upon Senator Sumner, in the Senate Chamber, on Thursday last.
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The Assault on Hon. W. T. Butler.

State Gazette
Austin,Texas
6-14-1856
Democratic
The most serious offence committed in the American Senate, and one which must be promptly rebuked, is the slanderous and dastardly attack upon the South and one of her proudest patriots, by Sumner, the abolitionist leader in the Senate.
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THE ASSAULT ON MR. SUMNER.

Boston Atlas
Boston,Massachusetts
5-24-1856
Republican
never before has the sanctity of the Senate Chamber been violated
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The Assault on Senator Sumner a Pre - Meditated Affair.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
5-27-1856
Republican
It seems that the assault upon Senator Sumner, among the Nebraska men, was a pre-meditated affair, and Senator Douglas was doubtless its principal instigator.
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The Attack on Mr. Sumner.--

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
5-24-1856
Republican
If Southern men will resort to the fist to overawe and intimidate Northern men, blow must be given back for blow. Forbearance and kindly deportment are lost upon these Southern ruffians.
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The Attack on Senator Sumner.

Portland Advertiser
Portland,Maine
5-24-1856
Republican
We hope, for the credit of humanity, that every man in the Free States, without regard to party, will feel this outrage as a personal indignity, no less than an insult to the Free States.
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THE ATTACK UPON MR. SUMNER.

Boston Courier
Boston,Massachusetts
5-23-1856
Whig
The member from South Carolina transgressed every rule of honor which should animate or restrain one gentleman in his connections with another, in his ruffian assault upon Mr. Sumner. There is no chivalry in a brute. There is no manliness in a scoundrel.
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The Brooks and Sumner difficulty.

Federal Union
Milledgeville, Georgia
6-3-1856
Democratic
We believe there are some kinds of slander and abuse, for the perpetration of which, no office or station should protect a man from deserved punishment.
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THE BROOKS MEETING.

Laurensville Herald
Laurensville,South Carolina
6-6-1859
Democratic
The first has been struck, which will be felt keener and longer than all the arguments and warnings ever used in Congress by Southern members
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The Expulsion of Brooks.

Richmond Daily Whig
Richmond,Virginia
6-7-1859
American
A member of Congress may say what he pleases in his place; but if he publishes his speech, he becomes amenable to the law of libel or the cudgel
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THE FRACAS IN THE SENATE.

Carolina Spartan
Spartanburg,South Carolina
6-5-1856
Democratic
Intense excitement continues at the North, and the negro worshippers are forging capital from the original occurrence.
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The Meeting in New York.--

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
6-2-1856
Republican
The meeting on Friday evening, at the Tabernacle, to give expression to the feelings of the commercial capital of the Nation on the outrage at Washington, is among the occurrences of the day to be noted.
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The Meeting To-Morrow Evening.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
6-5-1856
Republican
The assault upon Senator Sumner was a National outrage.
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The News.

Portland Advertiser
Portland,Maine
5-23-1856
Republican
How long will the people of the Free States tamely submit to such outrages?
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The Post and Mr. Sumner

Daily Pittsburgh Gazette
Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania
5-26-1856
Republican
when even Southern papers denounce the attack as atrocious, the Pittsburgh Post, alone among all the papers of the free States, hastes to the defence of Mr. Brooks and justifies his brutal and unmanly assault upon Mr. Sumner.
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The Privileges of the Senate

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
6-9-1856
Democratic
Precedent is the mask which tyranny wears when it strikes its deadliest blows.
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The Progress of the Revolution.

Richmond Daily Whig
Richmond,Virginia
6-4-1859
American
To speak of feeling an insult as a wound would be to them an unintelligible jargon.
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The Provocation to the Assault.

Portland Advertiser
Portland,Maine
5-29-1856
Republican
If you would see the sure and unmistakable evidences of MEAN souls, look at the semi-apologies made in some of the Northern administration papers
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The Right View of the Subject

Charleston Mercury
Charleston,South Carolina
5-30-1856
Democratic
The South certainly has become generally convinced that it is by hard blows, and not by loud blustering and insulting denunciation, that the sectional quarrel is to be settled.
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The Ruffians in the Senate.

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
5-23-1856
Republican
For the first time has the extreme discipline of the Plantation been introduced into the Senate of the United States.
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The Sumner Assault

Sun
Baltimore,Maryland
6-3-1856
American
Mr. Brooks, of S. C., has been burned in effigy at Cambridge, Mass..
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The Sumner Assault.

Boston Courier
Boston,Massachusetts
5-26-1856
Whig
The object of the Atlas is to obtain personal and political capital from the occurrence at Washington
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The U. S. Senate.

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
6-6-1856
Republican
Our leading papers, and letter-writers from Washington, are expressing great surprise and indignation at the action of the Senate on the breach of privilege committed on that body by the ruffianly assault on Sumner.
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THE WASHINGTON DIFFICULTY.

Laurensville Herald
Laurensville,South Carolina
5-30-1859
Democratic
we can only give our most hearty indorsement of the conduct of Mr. Brooks
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True.

Vermont Patriot & State Gazette
Montpelier,Vermont
6-13-1856
Democratic
no portion of our people seem to be so much pleased with the Sumner row and the Kansas troubles as our fusion abolitionists
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Violence in the Senate Chamber.

Sun
Baltimore,Maryland
5-23-1856
American
Scarcely a session of Congress passes in which the public ear is not abused with violence of some sort in one or other of the houses of Congress, or among the members elsewhere.
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Wade in the Senate.--

Ohio State Journal
Columbus,Ohio
5-31-1856
Republican
The passage on the floor of the Senate, in which Mr. Butler bore himself so courteously toward Mr. Wilson, and in which Mr. Toombs approved of mob law in regulating debate, has been sketched in our telegraphic dispatches.
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Was it a Libel?

Albany Evening Journal
Albany,New York
5-24-1856
Republican
The record of the Revolutionary Struggle shows that South Carolina's Slavery, weakened South Carolina
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We Mean to Subdue You.

Illinios State Journal
Springfield,Illinois
5-26-1856
Republican
This outrage is of a piece with those in Kansas, with the additional merit of being bolder and having a more distinguished person for its victim.
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Why don't they denounce?

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland,Ohio
5-28-1856
Democratic
Why don't the Democrats denounce the ruffian Brooks?