volume 4, issue 6, P403-414 1900
DOI: 10.17077/0003-4827.2580
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Abstract: Ciiizciis of Des Moines:-On this consecrated day. when the Christian nations of nil climes are assembled in their several places of worship to render homage and thanksgiving to the Ruler of (he world for His manifold blessings, we have convened to bond togt4her in decjjest lamentation over tidings of national loss such as the country has never known. There has been no reverse to the Federal arms, on land or sea! No foreign power has allied itself with our foes, to menace our borders, or check the triuniiihant …

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