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What A Kentuckian Thinks Of Fremont's Proclamation

What A Kentuckian Thinks Of Fremont's Proclamation image
Parent Issue
Day
13
Month
September
Year
1861
Copyright
Public Domain
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The Cineiünati Commercial oí the 3d inst. says: "Yeaterday. in a public houso ín this city, soino gentlemen vvore discuseing the otïeots of Fremont'a proclamation. Everybody liked t so fat as ho was oonoeroed, but thought there were BOmo nervous people soroewhero who would bo imfortunateiy ecared. One remarkod that ho fêlt uneasy about Kóntucky A atalwárt individual, who had not joined in tlio convorsation, and was a strangor to tlioso who wero present, bero interposod, snying: ' Fremont's próclamatipo will do no harm in Eeniucky. Mark that. I'm n Kentucldan, and L know. It won't do any barm.' Inquiry waa made as to the grounds för his ojinion. The Kentuckian said that tl:c Union men oí lventuoky ' know davilish well that poace was of moro valué to tl. om than all tho niggers. Bosides, there was not inany persons in Kintuuky who owned negroea, and those w'no did were mostly loyal men. Tho nigger interest was nothing beside tho preservation of the Union.' "

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus