Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Douglas Reception at Washington,” January 11, 1859

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    “Douglas Reception at Washington,” Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, January 11, 1859, p. 2.
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    Douglas Reception at Washington.

    A Washington letter writer says: Notwithstanding all the preparations to receive Senator Douglas, less than two hundred persons, and those mostly Irishmen, honored his arrival at home. He made a short speech from his doorsteps, the substance of which was his customary slang about sectionalism and fanaticism.

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