The Statesman editor suggests that the stories about the potential Order of American Knights insurrections in the western and northern states are meant to alarm and mislead voters into reelecting Abraham Lincoln.
This brief editorial note in the Washington Statesman suggests that recent news articles about possible northern and western rebellions led by the Order of American Knights are meant to alarm voters, in the run-up to the 1864 presidential election.
Walla Walla W.T.: R.R. and S.G. Rees
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Vol. III, No. 34, p. 3, col. A
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