June 1, 1855 An article answers this question: “We answer no. Not while the existing Union stands. Its fate is settled. We shall briefly state of the reasons which force…

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1855 Kansas-Nebraska Act

April 27, 1855 C. Stearns writes to Garrison, with an account of what is happening in Kansas. It is an account of the price of land, and includes the story…

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1855 Fugitive Slave Laws Kansas-Nebraska Act

June 16, 1854 Under the Refuge of Oppression column, from the N. Y. Journal of Commerce, there is a concern that there will be an attempt in Congress to amend…

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May 26, 1854 Labeled as Another Triumph of the Slave Power, this notice of the passing of the bill, includes these words:  ” …against an unprecedented demonstration of religious sentiment…

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April 7, 1854 The Richmond Whig expresses anger at the proceedings of a New Haven Anti-Nebraska meeting, in which Professors have participated.   It asks “if the South will longer submit…

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February 10, 1854 With the sub-title Freedom for All the North!, here is notice of a State Convention, called to meet at Faneuil Hall, “to consult upon measures to prevent……

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