Our County Ticket

Title

Our County Ticket

Subject

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Description

"Our County Ticket" (p.2) also defends state Rep. C. Clymer of Unionists from charge that he "deserted his constituents" in matter of Pierce County line.

"The Nigger in the Fence Again" (p. 2) -- "Hicks still insists that Mr. Mercer and Mr. Meiggs are in collusion to fill this country with colored laborers.." and that it is false "and Hicks and Tilton knew it." It says Mercer will not "bring any class of persons other than white."

"Laus Deo," (p. 1) J.G. Whittier's poem on the end of slavery.
"The Wail of a Nation," (p. 1) A poem on Lincoln's death.
"The Last Speech of President Lincoln" (p.1) On blacks who fought for the South.
"Administration of Government" (p.1) Argues that there can be no loyal opposition at a time like this.
"Copperhead Rejoicings" (p.2) Casts doubt on Copperheads who claim to be happy with Union victory.
"The Prospect" (p.2) Anonymous correspondent reports support for Union tickets in many WA counties, but not Walla Walla.
"The Copperheads" (p.2) A poem.
"King County Union Convention" (p.2) The minutes from April 13, by L.T.B. Andrews, chairman.
Untitled: (p.2) Major Tilton's wounds in the Mexican War don't entitle him to support now, because the same "might be said of a score or two of officers in the rebel army."
"Look Before You Leap" (p.2) An loyalist appeal for Denny and the Unionist ticket from "A Union Democrat"
"Jeff Davis Captured" (p. 3) and other war news, including emigration to Mexico.
"The Union Platform" reprinted.

Abstract

Article lists Unionist ticket from King County in election of June 5, 1865, asks readers to vote straight ticket out of patriotism, and also to save University of Washington, which is "bedeviled by Copperhead legislation."

Creator

unknown

Source

Seattle Weekly Gazette

Publisher

Seattle, WA: J.R. Watson

Date Issued

1865-05-18

References

Denny, Arthur Armstrong, 1822-1899

Medium

Web

Type

article

Bibliographic Citation

Vol. 2, iss. 1, p. 2, col. A, B

Spatial Coverage

Pierce County

Temporal Coverage

1865

Provenance

Washington State Archives

URL

www.sos.wa.gov/history/newspapers.aspx

Start Page

2

End Page

2

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