June 6, 1851 Under the Refuge of Oppression column, from the Charleston Mercury, is an article signed “Cogitator”.  It calls for South Carolina to secede from the Union.  “The only…

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March 31, 1848 From the Boston Post, there is an item, which gives space to recount the speech by Phillips, and then comments on the effect of Garrison as he…

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March 3, 1848 A notice that, because of the death of Mr. Adams, the hearing has been postponed. Until next week, probably.  In a tone of sarcasm, a claim is…

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February 25, 1848 A notice that there will be a hearing at the State House, before the Judiciary Committee, on the coming Friday afternoon.  The Committee will be addressed on…

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