Newspapers and Periodicals of Illinois, 1814-1879

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The author, 1910 - American newspapers - 612 pages
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Page lxxxviii - You are hereby commanded to destroy the printing press from whence issues the 'Nauvoo Expositor' and pi the type of said printing establishment in the street, and burn all the Expositors and libelous handbills found in said establishment, and if resistance be offered to your execution of this order, by the owners or others, demolish the house, and if...
Page lxxxiv - On account of the repeated expression of disloyal and incendiary sentiments, the publication of the newspaper known as the Chicago Times is hereby suppressed.
Page lxvi - ... that in fact the abolitionists had not provoked an assault; that there had been no mob; and that no one had been killed or wounded. Previous to the year 1840, other mobs were rife in the northern part of the State. The people there had settled without title, upon the public lands of the United States, which were then neither surveyed nor in market, and they had made valuable improvements on these lands, by building mills worth...
Page lxxxviii - Nauvoo Expositor' and pi the type of said printing establishment in the street, and burn all the Expositors and libelous handbills found in said establishment, and if resistance be offered to your execution of this order, by the owners or others, demolish the house, and if anyone threatens you, or the Mayor, or the officers of the city, arrest those who. threaten you, and fail not to execute this order without delay, and make due return thereon. "By order of the City Council. "JOSEPH SMITH, Mayor.
Page xli - established newspapers to oppose the convention; one at Shawneetown, edited by Henry Eddy; one at Edwardsville, edited by Hooper Warren, with Gov. Coles, Thomas Lippincott, George Churchill, and Judge Lockwood, for its principal contributors; and finally, one at Vandalia, edited by David Blackwell, the Secretary of State. The slave party had established a newspaper at Kaskaskia, under the direction of Mr. Kane and Chief Justice Reynolds; and one at Edwardsville edited by Judge Smith; and both parties...
Page lxxxv - In regard to the order of General Burnside suspending the Chicago Times, now nearly a year ago, I can only say I was embarrassed with the question between what was due to the military service on the one hand, and the liberty of the press on the other, and I believe it was the despatch of Senator Trumbull and yourself, added to the proceedings of the meeting which it brought me, that turned the scale in favor of my revoking the order. I am far from certain to-day that the revocation was not right...
Page lxxxiv - There is an urgent and almost unanimous demand from the loyal citizens that the Chicago Times should be immediately suppressed for giving aid and comfort to the enemy."17 Its circulation was temporarily forbidden by certain generals in their commands. Early in 1863 the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago YMCA started a boycott of the Times and the Chicago and Galena Railroad prohibited its sale on the company's trains. On June 1, without waiting to confer...
Page 64 - ... prairies, deep-wooded highlands, mighty rivers, and remnants of aboriginal races, presents topics teeming with interest to every reader, and big with beautiful scenes for the artist's eye. The West is full of subject-matter for legend, story, or history. Sublime scenery to inspire the poet is not wanting. All that is lacking is a proper channel. This channel we offer.
Page lxxxv - Chief among these instigators of insurrection and treason, the foul and damnable reservoir which supplied the lesser sewers with political filth, falsehood, and treason, has been the Chicago Times, — a newspaper which would not have needed to change its course an atom if its place of publication had been Richmond or Charleston instead of Chicago.

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