Place Unit Type
State or Province
Containing Unit
Date Title
Debate over the River and Harbor Bill, US Senate, August 18, 1852
Frances Watkins Harper to William Still, September 28, 1854
David Davis to Julius Rockwell, March 4, 1855
New York Times, "The Re-election of Mr. Sumner," January 13, 1857
New Orleans (LA) Picayune, “The New Nullification,” May 2, 1857
Charleston (SC) Mercury, "The Fate and the Folly of Compromises," May 25, 1857
New York Times, "The Missing Walker," December 14, 1857
Boston (MA) Liberator, "The Beauties of Personal Liberty Laws," January 8, 1858
Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Revival of the Whig Party,” November 8, 1858
Fayetteville (NC) Observer, "Rejoicing for Douglas," November 11, 1858
Boston (MA) Flag of Our Union, “Uncle Sam’s Farm,” December 11, 1858
Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Frauds in Cotton,” December 23, 1858
New York Herald, “The Late Scattering Elections,” April 6, 1859
New York Times, “The Massachusetts Two Years’ Amendment,” April 20, 1859
New York Times, “Amendment to the Massachusetts State Constitution,” May 11, 1859
Abraham Lincoln to Theodore Canisius, May 17, 1859
Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel,“The Massachusetts Two Years’ Amendment,” May 24, 1859
Charleston (SC) Mercury, “The South Carolina Naturalization Law,” July 12, 1859
New York Herald, “Political Excitement on the Rise,” October 30, 1859
Eliza Margaretta Chew Mason to Lydia Maria Child, November 11, 1859
New Orleans (LA) Picayune, "Untitled," November 25, 1859
Hartford (CT) Courant, “Untitled,” December 20, 1859
Boston (MA) Herald, “A Conflict of the Races in Canada,” January 23, 1860
New York Times, "Senator Brown on International Law," March 8, 1860
William Wilkins to James Watson Webb, March 26, 1860
New York Herald, “Massachusetts Thoroughly Abolitionized,” September 7, 1860
(Montpelier) Vermont Patriot, “Nullifying the Laws,” November 24, 1860
New York Herald, “The Real Disunionists,” November 25, 1860
Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Brooks and Sumner,” December 6, 1860
Charleston (SC) Mercury, “Lincoln’s War Speech,” February 16, 1861
Memphis (TN) Appeal, “Enforcement of the Laws,” February 24, 1861
Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Abolitionists and Secessionists,” March 14, 1861
Richmond (VA) Dispatch, “Massachusetts Personal Liberty Bill,” March 19, 1861
Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Quick, Sharp, and Decisive,” April 15, 1861
San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “The Lack of “Improved” Firearms in the South,” June 5, 1861
Shreveport (LA) News, “On the Wane,” August 15, 1862
Boston (MA) Liberator, “Enlistment of Colored Troops,” July 17, 1863
Abraham Lincoln to Mrs. Lydia Bixby, November 21, 1864
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