March 13, 1857 A brief note calls attention to an abstract of the decision in another portion of the paper. “The decision is, to the last degree, infamous and tyrannical.…

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1857 Dred Scott Decision

March 27, 1857 From the Watchman and the Reflector, is the comment that the decision “works a complete revolution in our government”, that “If this decision be submitted to, there…

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1857 Dred Scott Decision

April 3, 1857 Included among several responses is a letter from Gerrit Smith, a long letter from the Hon. Joshua Giddings addressed to Judge Taney, and several short articles from…

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1857 Dred Scott Decision

1857 Dred Scott Decision

June 12, 1857 Signed only as “L”, the author offers a sarcastic version of Taney’s decision, given as if he was in attendance when the decision was announced.  The final…

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1857 Dred Scott Decision

1857 Dred Scott Decision

1857 Dred Scott Decision Nell, William Cooper

September 18, 1857 Here is a call for citizens of the free states to meet in Convention, in Cleveland. With a clear reference to the Dred Scott Decision, which has…

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March 26, 1858 Almost two full pages are given to an address in the Masssachusetts House of Representatives, by John A. Andrew, “remonstrating against” the Dred Scott decision.

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