Secession Era Editorials Project


Charleston, South Carolina, Mercury [Democratic]

(3 February 1854)

--The Binghampton Democrat, a paper published in the immediate neighborhood of Governor Dickenson, and which enjoys his peculiar confidence, comes out distinctly and unequivocally in favor of repealing all the anti-slavery restrictions of the Missouri Compromise, so far as the territory of Nebraska is concerned, and of leaving it to the people of that territory to admit or exclude slavery, as they deem fit, when they come to form a State constitution.

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