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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 40: outrages in Kansas.—speech on Kansas.—the Brooks assault.—1855-1856. (search)
ts had, in his view, in her resolutions condemning the assault, given additional proof that she neither comprehends the theory of our government nor is loyal to its authority. Thanking Northern Democrats and J. Scott Harrison It was feared that this pointed commendation might injure those members, and the expression was changed in the speech as printed to members from the non-slave-owning States. New York Evening Post, July 16; New York Tribune, July 15; New York Independent, July 24. Harrison wrote a speech in apology for Brooks, which he was allowed to print. Congressional Globe. App. p. 940. for their support, he paid his respects to the members who had written him down upon the history of the country as worthy of expulsion,—a point on which he evidently felt sore,—telling them that for all future time his self-respect required that he should pass them as strangers. He ended his mock-heroic performance by announcing his resignation; and walking out of the House, he was met
Capt. A. J. Whitehead, late sheriff of Pithylvania county, died on Monday last, of diphtheria, after an illness of three days. The Cincinnati papers record the death of the Rev. Dr. Brooks, formerly pastor of Christ Church in that city. The cod fishery is represented as being poor this season by the American, British and French fishermen. General Mansfield is enjoying a furlough from military duties at his home in Middletown, Conn. Hon. J. Scott Harrison declines the Democratic nomination for Lieut. Governor of Ohio. Col. Joseph Paxion, a well known citizen of Pennsylvania, died on Tuesday, at Catawissa. Mr. John H. Norwood died at Annapolis, Maryland, on Wednesday, aged one hundred years.