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Fight Breaks Out in Government in 1844....

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May 01, 1844

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, (L.I.), N.Y., May 1, 1844.
* Fight breaks out on the House Floor in U. S. governement

A pg. 2 report from Washington has details about a fight on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives between Mr. White of Kentucky and Mr. Rathbun of N.Y. After Mr. White defended a speech made by Henry Clay, words were exchanged, and they struck one another. More about the fight and their apologies. Other news of the day includes: "The Outrage in Havanna" "Later From Hayti" "Arrested" and more. Some foxing spots. otherwise in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War