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The Hon. Robert Y. Hayne, of Columbia, S. C. (through the medium of a letter), wishes to know of the Mayor of Boston who sent a number of the Liberator to him, a few weeks ago? The Mayor of Boston (through the medium of a deputy) wishes to know of Mr. Garrison whether he sent the aforesaid number to the aforesaid individual? Mr. Garrison (through the medium of his paper) wishes to know of the Hon. Robert Y. Hayne, of Columbia, S. C., and the Mayor of Boston, what authority they have to put such questions?’

The South was mistaken in supposing the Bostonians indifferent to the defects of their legislation. Even Hosea Biglow's ‘Mister Buckinum,’1 whose liberal conduct of the Courier had won Mr. Garrison's admiration and gratitude, could humble himself in this fashion:

‘It is unquestionably true, as they [the editors of abolition 2 papers “seldom seen here” and “seldom mentioned but with ”’

1 The Hon. Joseph T. Buckingham. ‘Send it to mister Buckinum, ses he, i don't offers agree with him, ses he, but by Time, ses he, I du like a feller that ain't a Feared’ ( “Biglow papers,” p. 15). But this was in 1846.

2 Lib. 1.183.

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