Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man’s nature – opposition to it in his love of justice.”– Speech at Peoria, Illinois, October 16, 1854
A Little Light
“A benighted wayfarer having lost his way somewhere amidst the wilds of our Northwestern frontiers, the embarrassments of his position were increased by a furious tempest which suddenly burst upon him. To add to the discomforts of…
Bells rang out their joyous peals over all New England and over New York, over the mountains of Pennsylvania, across the prairies of the West, even to the infant settlements skirting the base of the Rocky Mountains.