New York Herald, “Vermont Negroes and Wool,” December 8, 1860

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    “Vermont Negroes and Wool,” New York Herald, December 8, 1860, p. 7: 3.
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    Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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    The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print. Spelling and typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.

    VERMONT NEGROES AND WOOL. – The State of Vermont has refused to repeal her Personal Liberty bill, but she has since then been compelled to submit to a repeal in the price of wool. This staple, which is her chief product, since Lincoln’s election, has declined from ten to fifteen cents per pound – a reduction of half a million dollars on one year’s production in that State alone.

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