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"The Secret Conspiracy—Order of 'Know Nothings'" clipping

Identifier: Mss 0034-052

Collection Overview

The collection consists of a single clipping from an unidentified newspaper. The article is titled "The Secret Conspiracy -- Order of "Know Nothings." It is dated February 4, 1854, and originally appeared in the Freeman's Journal. It discusses the Know Nothings and reprints the party's preamble and constitution.


  • Creation: 1854 February 4

Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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1 folder (1 item) : 1 leaf ; 40 cm.


Inventory of the "The Secret Conspiracy—Order of 'Know Nothings'" clipping, 1854 February 4
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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