Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The North and The South, Harper's Weekly 1861

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SOUTH. "Don't you dar to talk to me, Sir!' NORTH. "Oh! yeou be derned !"

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NORTH. " Lookee here, SOUTH, I'm gittin' rayther cold." SOUTH. "Well, NORTH, can't say I'm cold, but am bloody hungry. Now—you want my Cotton." NORTH. "No, dern yeou, you want my Corn ! Yeou—acknowledge the Corn—" SOUTH. " No ; you Cotton to me." THEY COMPROMISE

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THE COMPROMISE (Section First and Last.) "The NORTH, in consideration of the fact that the SOUTH ACKNOWLEDGES THE CORN, do hereby agree to COTTON TO THE SOUTH."

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Glorious, magnificent, and triumphant effect of the Compromise. The Constitution and the Nigger to be supported. Our Ramparts to be built of COTTON AND CORN. Hurrah-h-h-h !

HARPER'S WEEKLY. FEBRUARY 9, 1861, page 96 (source: Son of the South)

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