In consequence of the communications of our
friends, the exciting news from Kansas, and the
necessity of publishing the most authentic account
of the difficulty between our noble Representative,
Hon. P. S. Brooks, and the notorious Charles Sumner,
we find ourself so short of space in our
The only means left untried has now been made
use of by Mr. B., and we
We have been compelled to curtail the following extract from Sumner's speech, but the insult is not aggravated by it, consequently we have not injured Mr. S.'s position.
[Quotations from Sumner's Crime of Kansas speech omitted]
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