Under  Refuge of Oppression is an excerpt from a speech by Webster, on June 11th, in Alexandria, D.C.  The article claims that Webster has “shamelessly avowed his own subserviency ,…

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October 14, 1842 Here is an item from the Emancipator, titled, Daniel Webster and the ‘Great Compromiser’.  “….Daniel Webster went down to Alexandria and Richmond, and bowed his massive, Herculean…

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May 21, 1847 Placed under Refuge of Oppression, is an article from the Charleston Courier, dated May 8, about a visit and reception of Daniel Webster, at the Charleston Hotel.  Franklin…

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February 18, 1848 Here is a complaint that Webster, who receives eight dollars a day, has “scarecely given a vote in the Senate during the present session”. … “What to…

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March 29, 1850 There was a “Great Meeting in Faneuil Hall”,with a “large concourse of citizens”. Speakers include Samuel E. Sewall, Esq., Theodore Parker, Wendell Phillips, and a letter from…

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April 5, 1850 Under the Refuge of Oppression column, commendations of Webster’s speech are printed, from the Boston Courier, the Charleston Courier, Norfolk (Va) Herald, Mobile Daily Advertiser, The Richmond…

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April 5, 1850 Report of a crowded meeting at Belknap Street church, protesting Webster’s speech.  William Nell presents resolutions against Webster; others present include Coffin Pitts, John Hilton, George Washington,…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1850 Hilton, John T. Nell, William Cooper Pitts, Coffin Webster, Daniel

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August 9, 1850 From the Republican:  “The appointment of Mr. Webster, after the course he had pursued for the last five months, is about as good evidence of Fillmore’s devotion…

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December 27, 1850 A long article about Webster, titled “The Great Apostate”,  recounts a view of Webster’s change since 1837, when “his vision was clear and his judgment sound”, and…

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October 29, 1852 Edmund Quincy, writing as editor, in the absence of Garrison, comments on Webster. He has “no praise from Mr. Webster”, but “has no disposition to employ bitter…

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November 5, 1852 The letter by Quincy, from the previous week, is repeated.  There is also a long sermon on Webster, by Theodore Parker, begun here, concluded in the next…

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January 27, 1854 An article disparages a gathering of the Massachusetts Webster Association, to a honor his birthday.  “No matter how deformed or monstrous the idol may be, its worshippers…

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April 25, 1856 From the Liberty Bell for 1856 comes an article by Chapman, excoriating Webster, and describing him as a slave to slave masters, and that, “after twelve years…

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December 12, 1856 A letter from Webster,  Feb 15th is sent to a Rev. Dr. Furness, who had  written to Webster earlier.  In it Webster recounts his life-long abhorrence of…

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March 18, 1859 Two articles, one from the Boston correspondent of the Anti-Slavery Journal, and another from the Boston Christian Watchman, which calls, since the “State is making land about…

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September 9, 1859 An article tells of the inaugural of the Webster statue, in front of the State House, which is soon to take place.  “Of course, Edward Everett is…

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September 16, 1859 An article on the inauguration of the statue, scheduled for the next day, calls for petitions to the state legislators to remove the statue from the State…

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