Authors

Newspaper Title

Illinios State Journal

Publication Date

6-4-1856

Publication Place

Springfield,Illinois

Event Topic

Sumner Caning

Political Party

Republican

Region

free state

Quote

Every one here thought when the stand takenby Senator Wilson was made known that a rencontrewould be the immediate consequence

Document Type

Article (Journal or Newsletter)

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Washington, June 2.

Every one here thought when the stand takenby Senator Wilson was made known that a rencontrewould be the immediate consequence; thesequel to the correspondence should therefore bepublished. Col. Lane called upon Mr. Wilsonon Friday morning after the receipt of Mr.Wilson's reply, and answered from Mr. Brooksthat no assault upon him was contemplated, andthat he and his friends might disarm. Mr.Wilson accepted these assurances, and appearedin the avenue without arms. The whole affairis over with, so far as these two are concerned.

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Entered by Beatrice Burton. Proofed by James Cash

Identifier

ilsjsu560604a

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Senator Wilson and Brooks.

Every one here thought when the stand takenby Senator Wilson was made known that a rencontrewould be the immediate consequence