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Dr. Breed, (Democrat) lateā€¦


Dr. Breed, a Democrat and a former Examiner in the Patent Office, was arrested in Washington for incendiary language and held for $2,000 bail. He had advocated that Negroes ought to murder their masters, set fire to their houses, etc. He thought it was the duty of every Christian to encourage such behavior.

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Newspaper: The Valley Register

Publication Date: December 2nd, 1859

Page/Column: 2D

Town: Middletown, MD

County: Frederick


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