Daniel Webster

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 intellect, and his free New England spirit, to lick up the vile dust from the footstool of  American slavery!  He smothered in his bosom the great truths which he knows the salvation of this country requires to be spoken, and humbly repeated the oath of allegiance to the meanest tyranny the sun ever saw.!