Foreign Newspaper Articles


" There is still confusion about the cardinal point of the relation of Slavery to the War.  Lord Palmerston's organ, the London Post, says:  If the theory of the Government is to be observed, Slavery has nothing whatever to do with the question.  Of course that statement is meant to mean that emancipation is not the object of the war, which is strictly true."

From an article entitled THE WAR AND EMANCIPATION found on page 659 of the October 19, 1861 edition of Harper's Weekly