Category Archives: Radicals

August 9, 1866: Boon for sheriff

Okay, the new sheriff will exterminate the radicals — “by good reasoning”, though. A letter to the editor of the Cape Girardeau Argus, August 9, 1866. By the way, it doesn’t appear that Mr. Boon (or Boone) was successful — … Continue reading

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July 12, 1866: I guess they don’t like the Radicals

The Cape Girardeau Argus seems to be having some trouble filling its column inches, to judge from the amount of bombast stuffed into this item. Shorter version: “The Conservatives held a convention in St. Louis on July 3 and 4, … Continue reading

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