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nd the promises, were induced by the authorities to forego that design, and surrendered themselves into the hands of the law. The jail in which they were confined for safety was immediately attacked and forced by the Lingas and Mr. Hanson were brutally murdered, and others were left for dead. The whole country was terribly excited by this outrageous assault upon the freedom of the press. Boston was the first to speak. The largest meeting that had ever convened in that city met on the 7th of August "to take into consideration the subject of the alarming attack on the liberty of opinion and of the press in Baltimore." After the usual denunciatory preamble, the following resolution were passed: Resolved, That we sincerely condole with the good people of Baltimore and Maryland, upon the loss of those respectable citizens, who have fallen victims to the unhallowed fury of a foreign mob — we consider them martyrs to the cause of liberty, and to the survivors we offer an asylum fro