Letter from Col. Benton-He Looks upon Slavery Agitation as an Evil

Source citation
“Letter from Col. Benton-He Looks upon Slavery Agitation as an Evil,” New York Times, 20 May 1857, p. 1.
Original source
Jefferson (Mo.) Inquirer
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New York Times
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Letter from Col. Benton-He Looks upon Slavery Agitation as an Evil
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1
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Newspaper
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Exact
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Scott Ackerman
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The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print.  Spelling and other typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.
Letter from Col. Benton-He Looks upon Slavery Agitation as an Evil
From the Jefferson (Mo.) Inquirer

St. Louis, Wednesday, May 7, 1857.

Messrs. Price and Lusk.—Gentleman: I found a letter from each of you waiting for me, here on my arrival at this place, and as they are both to the same point I answer them together, to save myself some trouble. It was a poor and miserable perversion of my letter to Col. Brant, to represent
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