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The Daily Dispatch: February 2, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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t, for some time thereafter. Calls were made for Susan. The crowd cheered for the Union and the Constitution and the Chief of Police, Cries were made for Luke McKinney, who came forward on the platform. Some opposition was raised to this by the abolitionists; but Mr. McKinney said he had never been choked down in the exercisMr. McKinney said he had never been choked down in the exercise of freedom of speech, and would not be now. [Tremendous cheering, and cries of "Bully for Luke."] He desired no anarchy, but the fullest freedom of speech, and he hoped his friends would hear him out. [Cries of "We will-- go on." ] He had a great love for the land of his adoption, and a greater still for the perpetuation of thisNew York, many of whom were driven, through the want of employment, to embrace a life of prostitution, or meet starvation in the face. [Great applause.] While Mr. McKinney was speaking he complained of noise and confusion on the platform, charging that the chairman was engaged in the disturbance. A motion was made to appoint ano