Who is Responsible?

October 28, 1859

In the Refuge of Oppression column, an article from the N.Y. Journal of Commerce, begins: “No wonder that some of the leading organs of Republicanism writhe under the disclosures at Harper’s Ferry….It is easy to trace the connection between cause and effect. —between the teachings of the leading spirits of Republicanism, and the practice of their willing instruments, in carrying out the spirit of the doctrines thus inculcated….”