Quadrilateral fight of the New York journals while Liberty is being assassinated : Attempted assassination of Liberty by Jeff. Davis and Alex. Stephens : Wm. Tillman, the African Hero who rescued the schooner S.J. Waring from the Jeff. Davis Privateers
Broadside printed in red ink.
Signed: George Merchant, chairman, John V.N. Yates, Secretary, Albany, April 28, 1807. Political handbill relating to the supposed cover-up of a "fracas" between Elisha Jenkins and Solomon Van Rensselaer.
Every American citizen wants the Rebellion ended and peace restored. Two plans have been proposed for doing it: one, by a Convention which met at Baltimore, June 7; the other, by a Convention which met at Chicago, August 30.
The Platforms. Baltimore. The National Convention which assembled at Baltimore on the 7th of last June, and there nominated Abraham Lincoln for re-election as president, with Andrew Johnson as vice-president, adopted and presented to the American people the following platform. ... Chicago. The Democratic National Convention which gathered at Chicago on the 29th of August, and presented the name of George B. McClellan for president, and George H. Pendleton for vice-president, agreed on and adopted the following platform. ... Points of difference. The rival platforms just given, differ, as will be seen, mainly on these points: ... Freemen of the United States! read, mark, weigh, resolve, and vote! This is preëminently a contest regarding important principles and measures, compared with which, personal considerations are of small account.
On Hinton Rowan Helper's anti-slavery book The Impending Crisis of the South; blamed for inciting political crisis in US. Against the leaders of the Republican party. "Thurlow Weed, the "Father of the Republican party," testified at the outbreak of the civil war, that this Helper Book had done more than any one agency to exasperate and drive off the South ; and, that the loss of North Carolina, if not other States, could be proved to be due wholly to the infernal doctrines of this book."
The Independent, Anit-Van Buren electors of the Towaship [i.e. township] of Ravenna, are requested to meet at the house of Casper Dull, on Friday evening, the 27th inst., for the purpose of putting in nomination suitable candidates for township officers, to be supported at the coming election. Full attendance is requested