Category Archives: Dred Scott

Election Guide

Excerpt from a political overview in the New York Times by “Observer”, 8/6/1860: Recent developments indicate that DOUGLAS is much stronger in the South, and particularly in Virginia and other border States, than I had supposed. I hear, indeed, that … Continue reading

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Notes from all over

There was no New York Times published on August 5, 1860, because it was a Sunday. So, I thought I’d just have a look at some miscellaneous items from August 4, 1860. From the New York Times August 4, 1860 … Continue reading

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