--In reply to an inquiry from Missouri as to his policy, Mr. Douglas telegraphed the following: ‘
"I deprecate war; but if it must come.
I am with my country, and for my country under all circumstances, and in every contingency.
Individual policy must be subordinate to the public safety." ’
The Daily Dispatch: April 20, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. April 20, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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