Let our democratic representatives in Congress
dare to misrepresent the freemen of Michigan upon this question, and they will
sink their party and themselves into an abyss deeper and blacker than the pit of
Acheron itself. -- Detroit Advertiser.
We have no apprehension that any of our members of Congress will "misrepresent the freemen of Michigan upon this question." Not one of them, we trow, is so made up as to become affrighted at the raven's croaking. They are all democrats, and stand upon the democratic platform. Gen. Cass will vindicate those principles which he has long held. A private letter from him, received three days since, refers to Mr. Douglass' bill, and declares, "I shall march up to my principles, and meet the question boldly. * * * * I repeat, I shall meet the question, for I believe that Congress has not the slightest power over slavery either in State or a Territory."
The principles to which Gen. Cass refers have been through the
ordeal in Michigan, and Gen. Cass along with them; and they and he
came out bright and triumphant.
The public sentiment is settled in respect to them, and
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