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David Wilmot’s Speech in the House of Representatives, Washington, DC, August 3, 1848
New York Herald, “Mr. Clay's Compromise, and the Cabinet,” February 1, 1850
Rebecca Jones to William Still, October 18, 1856
Washington (DC) National Era, "The Future Judged by the Past," January 1, 1857
Charleston (SC) Mercury, "The Fate and the Folly of Compromises," May 25, 1857
Washington (DC) National Era, “Slavery in Oregon,” August 13, 1857
New York Times, “The Financial Panic,” September 14, 1857
Cumberland (MD) Democratic Allegiance, "The Mormon War," November 28, 1857
New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “Mammoth California Trees,” December 13, 1857
New York Herald, "The Kansas Trouble in Congress," January 3, 1858
New York Herald, "Kansas," January 4, 1858
Charleston (SC) Mercury, "A Noble Confession," February 27, 1858
Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, "The Passage at Arms between Lincoln and Douglas in 1854," July 1, 1858
New York Times, "The American Gold Fields," July 2, 1858
Boston (MA) Flag of Our Union, "The Mormon War," July 3, 1858
(St. Louis) Missouri Republican, "On the Way to Arizonia," July 25, 1858
New York Times, "Quasi Ratification of the Cass-Herran Treaty," July 28, 1858
New York Herald, "Newly Discovered Gold Mines," August 12, 1858
John W. Shaffer to Abraham Lincoln, August 17, 1858
(St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “Overland Route to Stockton,” September 12, 1858
New York Times, “Health of New Orleans,” November 2, 1858
(St. Louis) Missouri Republican, “Military,” November 14, 1858
New York Herald, “Gen. Walker Submitting to a ‘Legal Experiment,’” November 19, 1858
Boston (MA) Flag of Our Union, “Uncle Sam’s Farm,” December 11, 1858
New York Times, “From Kansas and Pikes Peak,” December 15, 1858
Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Present and Future Territories,” January 7, 1859
New York Herald, “The Gila Gold Mines,” January 16, 1859
New York Times, “Boundaries of Oregon,” February 21, 1859
New York Times, “A Slave State on the Pacific,” May 13, 1859
Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Gold Hunters,” May 23, 1859
New York Herald, “The Pike’s Peak Delusion,” May 29, 1859
Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Caught,” June 27, 1859
New York Herald, “Horace Greeley and His Pike’s Peak Humbuggery,” July 10, 1859
San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Arrival of Horace Greeley,” July 30, 1859
Abraham Lincoln's Speech at Beloit, Wisconsin, October 1, 1859
Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “The Why and Because,” October 5, 1859
New York Herald, “Emigration to California,” November 13, 1859
William T. Sherman to Ellen Sherman, December 12, 1859
New York Herald, “Swindles Practiced Upon California Passengers,” January 15, 1860
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Buckeyes Swindled,” February 21, 1860
Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Kellogg on Douglas,” March 17, 1860
California Legislature, An Act To Protect Female Children, March 17, 1860
Atchison (KS) Freedom’s Champion, “The Charleston Convention,” May 12, 1860
San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “The Only Way to Bring the Steamship Companies to their Senses,” June 5, 1860
New York Herald, “The California Mails,” July 1, 1860
Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “Shabby Treatment,” July 7, 1860
Jole Johnson to Abraham Lincoln, July 27, 1860
New York Herald, “'Honest Old Abe' and His Cabinet,” August 14, 1860
(Montpelier) Vermont Patriot, "California for Douglas," August 25, 1860
San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, "The Pony Express," September 26, 1860
William T. Sherman to Ellen Sherman, November 23, 1860
San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, "Complaints Against the Oregon Overland Mail," November 30, 1860
San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, "Change of the Schedule Time of the Pony Express," December 4, 1860
Bangor (ME) Whig and Courier, “Have We a Traitor at the Head,” December 25, 1860
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Letter From Virginia,” January 2, 1861
Cleveland (OH) Herald, “Spirit of Washington Letters,” March 25, 1861
San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Prospects of the Speedy Completion of the Pacific Telegraph,” March 27, 1861
Boston (MA) Herald, “Union in California,” May 13, 1861
Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “New European Views of the South,” May 17, 1861
San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Disreputable Weapons of Political Warfare,” June 27, 1861
New York Herald, “The Pacific Telegraph Line,” October 21, 1861
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