An Emancipation Party at the South

January 1, 1864

New from Missouri, in a speech by Hon. Henry T. Blow, to a large audience at the Union League rooms, Washington.  “The latest intelligence from Missouri induces me to believe that a new Constitution will be convened by the legislature that meets in February, and there remains little doubt that emancipation will be adopted, and the next crops will ripen with success on free soil…..I venture the declaration that there is not a single State which will not be ready to come back into the Union as a free State within six months, …..”

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