May 25, 1860 This account of the platform includes seventeen resolutions adopted.  Comment by the editor criticizes the platform because it “takes no issue with the Dred Scott Decision, or…

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June 29, 1860 Here is a story of Cassius Clay, winning “another victory for free speech, at Richmond, Ky”. The story indicates that he had publicly announced his intention to…

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