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Seattle Weekly Gazette_1865-05-25_Eats His Own Words.pdf
This appears to be a reply to a reply. The first piece was "Is General Tilton a Secessionist?," (Seattle Weekly Gazette, May 4, 1865). The editor (Urban HIcks) charged by the Gazette with calling James Tilton "an apologist for the Southern…

Seattle Weekly Gazette_1865-05-25_ The Copperhead County Convention.pdf
During the 1865 race for territorial delegate between Arthur Denny and James Tilton, the editor of the Seattle Gazette attacks "Copperheadism [as] disloyalty sailing under Union colors" and is just as bad or worse than "open armed rebellion," the…

Seattle Weekly Gazette_1865-05-25_ Mr. Denny And The University Swindle.pdf
On the same page is "Mr Pagley and the University" (He means "Bagley"). This is a piece in a long argument about misuse of University of Washington funds. It attacks James Tilton and rejects "the slanderous charges of Hicks against both Bagley and…

Seattle Weekly Gazette_1865-05-25_ Queer Way Of Manufacturing Proof.pdf
This is part of this Unionist editor's running argument with the "Copperhead" Hicks of the Democrat (Olympia). In addition to the matter about Asa Mercer wanting to import black labor, the editor says Hicks claimed that Arthur Denny favors "negro…

Seattle Weekly Gazette_1865-05-25_Editorial Comments on Northwest Rejoicing over Lincoln's Assassination.pdf
A man near Astoria is heard rejoicing over the assassination of Lincoln and is strung up "as long as was safe without utter strangulation." The editor of Seattle Weekly Gazette writes, "There are about two dozen of the same sort in this vicinity who…

Seattle Weekly Gazette_1865_06_01_Take Notice.pdf
This is one of many short articles aimed at territorial voters in the June 5, 1865 delegate election. There are many attacks on "Copperheads."

Seattle Weekly Gazette_1865-06-01_Dont Throw Away Your Votes.pdf
Several other short articles attack the "Copperhead ticket". "Short of Timber" (p. 2) says D.T. Denny, listed as the candidate for county treasurer, is not a candidate.

"A Nut for Joe Foster" (p. 2) says Democratic state Rep. Joe Foster "is not a…

Puget Sound Herald_ 1860-11-30_Lincoln Salute.pdf
"On last Saturday morning, some of our citizens, exultant over the election of Lincoln, news of which came to hand on Thursday evening, fired a salute, accompanied with cheering, for each of the free states. Unfortunately for the patriotism of the…

Puget Sound Herald_ 1860-11-30_Knights of the Golden Circle.pdf
Item on Knights quotes from Texas newspaper of Sept. 27th: "The persons who were unwise enough to become members of this association, and march to this State for the achievement of some Quixotic and desperate adventure in Mexico, have concluded that…

Puget Sound Herald_ 1860-11-30_Gen. Lane.pdf
"It is understood here that General Lane will not return to Oregon to reside...."

Will retire from politics in the "Old North State."

"Has been put out, and prefers to stay out."
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