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Newspaper Title

Illinios State Journal

Publication Date

6-13-1856

Publication Place

Springfield,Illinois

Event Topic

Sumner Caning

Political Party

Republican

Region

free state

Quote

Mr. Sumner has the mark of Cain on his brow but it don't follow that he was Abel to defend himself.

Document Type

Article (Journal or Newsletter)

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Mr. Sumner has the mark of Cain on his browbut it don't follow that he was Abel to defendhimself.

Dr. Kane stirred us up with his North PoleExpedition, but it don't follow that we areto be knocked down by South Poles.

The Missouri bullies are very insolent justnow in Kansas, but it don't follow they can sassus with impunity.

One might have been safe in the company ofthe quiet Poole, but it don't follow that theproximity of blustering Brooks is equally agreeable.

Mr. Brooks may like to cut people to pieceswith his cane, but it don't follow that theyought not to make him cut his stick out of Congress.

Mr. Brooks may be very fond of "Uncle Butler,"but it don't follow that Mr. Sumner maynot be equally fond of Aunty Slavery.

Mr. Buchanan may be nominated by the CincinnatiConvention, but it don't follow that hewill be elected -- not by a jug full. STARLIGHT.

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Entered by Beatrice Burton. Proofed by James Cash

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ilsjsu560613a

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Political "Non Sequiturs."

Mr. Sumner has the mark of Cain on his brow but it don't follow that he was Abel to defend himself.