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Mr. Marshall, Of Kentucky

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Parent Issue
Day
9
Month
March
Year
1842
Copyright
Public Domain
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Thiagentleman haa latcly attracted mueb notice on account of bis briliiancy as a& orator, aud bis recent conversión to temperance; but etill moro by bis baving been eelected bj tho Bouthern caucus to stand forth as the accuser of Mr. Adama. Lea v ut says of bim : "Poor Marshall ! Yesterday, he walked up and down the wbole time in apparent aguoy. Nevcr haf there been so sad a sacrifico on slavcry 's altar. The spectacleofthe victioa, uodergoing a living deatb, ia mournfu) indeed. I could hardly wonder at the exciamation he made - "1 wish I was dead I" Yet he persista in his course, and boldly records his vote against every request of the accueed patriot for aid or information in preparing bis defence! I shed tears when I saw him, vrith rnaniao gibes and groans comaiingled, exhibit bimself as the viclim of inietnperance, and my heart exulied in his rescue almost as at the recovery of a lost angel!; bat the present specimen of self-sacrifice ander the car of our American Juggernaut, where 1 eau se the writbicgs and hear the wailings of the wretched devotee, is appalliog. May I never behold another euch siebtï

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Subjects
Signal of Liberty
Old News