In the letter Martin comments on Dellet's rebuke of John Quincy Adams over his recent speech to African American citizens in Pittsburgh: "His expressed wish that the day of blood and carnage might come upon the South by a servile war is I think...
In the letter Morgan discusses the Nicaragua Canal and the annexation of Hawaii. Though he supports both efforts, he argues against further acquisition of territories: "We need not dread any wild furor for acquiring other territory. Because we are...
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