Described by Thomas Gunn as "a weak, well-to-do Fifth Avenoodle [sic]," Robert Pearsall was born in 1833 (Gunn, vol.
In this column, Umos divides his attention among several different topics. First, he discusses the first week in the House of Representatives after the New Year. Despite the feelings of hope and goodwill, Umos reports on the heated debate between Branch and Grow. Umos also reports on the tensions and coldness growing between the North and South, especially the Northern coldness to anything or anyone Southern. Umos also discusses his views on Whitman's Leaves of Grass and describes a Presidential reception and the receiving line.
Umos claims he feels comfortable to discuss his thoughts on Whitman's Leaves of Grass since the Saturday Press printed the review from the Cincinnati Commercial in its last issue (2).
Umos discusses his thoughts on Whitman's Leaves of Grass, emboldened by the publication of a review from the Cincinnati Commercial printed in the Saturday Press (2).
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