New York Times, “Disturbance in Philadelphia,” November 7, 1857

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“Disturbance in Philadelphia,” New York Times, November 7, 1857, p. 1: 6.
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Wes McCoy, Dickinson College
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Disturbance in Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA, Friday, Nov. 6.

Some excitement was occasioned in town today, by a gang of about a dozen men armed with muskets, appearing in the streets, carrying a banner bearing the inscription, “We will protect the poor,” and with a loaf of bread pictured upon it. The police dispersed them and captured all their guns.

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