Secession Era Editorials Project
Carolina, Mercury [Democratic]
(4 February 1854)
On Monday last Senator DOUGLAS made a powerful speech in
vindication of the Nebraska bill, which has excited so much wrath
on the part of the Abolitionists, and threatens to
renew the slavery agitation.
He completely shattered the propositions put forward in the late address
of Messrs. CHASE, SUMNER and Co., and
handled those gentlemen rather severely for their strictures upon the bill.
Our limits forbid any further notice of this effort to-day.
We will recur to it again.
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