Farwell Ancestral Memorial; Henry Farwell, of Concord and Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and All His Descendants to the Fifth Generation to Which Are Added Three Branches--The Families of Daniel5, of Groton and Fitchburg, Mass., 1740-1815

Farwell Ancestral Memorial; Henry Farwell, of Concord and Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and All His Descendants to the Fifth Generation to Which Are Added Three Branches--The Families of Daniel5, of Groton and Fitchburg, Mass., 1740-1815

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...to the proprietors of the Times, explains the matter: Cooley, Farwell & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, 42, 44 & 48 Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Jan. 1,1863. Messrs. Story & Worden: Gentlemen: We wish to begin thenew year patriotically, and know of no better way than to commence by excluding your paper from our counting room. Your vile sympathies with treason are too apparent, and now that a public example has been made of the manner In which such papers shonld be treated among honest men, we wish to be among the endorsers of the movement. You will therefore send your bill and keep your paper, and oblige, Yours Respectfully, Cooley, Farwell & Co. On the receipt of this" note, instead of quietly discontinuing the paper as directed to do, the Tory organ prints the note and flies into a huge passion, foams at the mouth, and commands "every Democrat to avoid their doors as he would the gates of h--11." Democratic merchants, we presume, suit themselves, and purchase their goods where they can buy to the best advantage. There are very few Democratic merchants that endorse the treasonable course of the Times, or sympathize with its purpose to produce civil war in Illinois, by arraying the Democratic party in armed hostility to the Federal government. If there be any such merchants in the West, Cooley, Farwell & Co. can well afford to do without their custom. There are several hundred Republicans--ardent Union men--whom, we are sorry to say. still continue to take that infamous sheet, and contribute their $10 a piece for its support. Many of these persons complain of the weight of their taxes, but have not a word to say against paying a poll-tax of ten dollars for the support of Jeff. Davis' organ in their midst. If they want to...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612779
  • 9781236612779