Lynch Law Invoked

February 8, 1856

Under the Refuge of Oppression column, from the Richmond Examiner comes an appeal to invoke the Lynch Law.  “In any other country than this – under any other government but ours — Greeley, Giddings, Sumner and Seward, with their gang of conspirators, would long since have suffered a felon’s death upon the gibbet, for the crime of treason against the country and the Constitution…..”