The Yankee as Slave

July 9, 1858

Under the Refuge of Oppression column, from the Richmond Whig, an article comments on “how dangerous and troublesome” the Yankee is in the state of freedom, and then  wonders if he, ‘Yankee’,  ought not be a slave.  He stands in need of a master.  “Whip him soundly for every political sermon, he would improve beyond what we think possible…”