Monday, July 5, 2010

Seventy Negroes From Missouri

The following dissolving view of the “institution” is furnished by the Leavenworth Conservative of Friday last:

“On Thursday night, seventy negroes arrived in Doniphan county, from Missouri. They had ‘conspired’ together and came over in one party. There have been large arrivals at Lawrence recently.”

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday Morning, February 12, 1862, p. 2

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