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My third trip. I. Missouri. Lynching an Abolitionist Parkville Col. Park the mob in Court the victim evidence Ruffiau Law Pleas different modes of punishment proposed the Lynching done Riding on a rail, Lynching an Abolitionist. before proceeding on my third trip to the sea<*> board slave States, let me narrate one scene that I witnessed in the Far West: On the 18th of October, 1855, I was at Parkville, Missouri. It is one of the little towns on the Missouri River, and acquired some celebrity during the troubles in Kansas. It is built on rugged and very hilly ground, as almost all the towns on this unstable river are. It was founded by Colonel Park, a citizen of Illinois, twenty years, or more, before my visit to it. A mild, kind, hospitable, law-abiding man: one would naturally think that he — the founder of the town, the richest of its citizens, and a slaveholder, albeit, who had never once uttered an abolition sentiment — would not only have esca