Saturday, November 26, 2011

“Sir,” said the Doctor to the Judge . . .

. . . “the conduct of England toward our government is infamous, and never will be forgiven.  She has completely destroyed all affections for our mother country – she has cut the umbilical cord.” “True,” said the judge, “and thereby lost her naval supremacy.”

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Monday Morning, April 7, 1862, p. 2

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