Stone Collection: Volume 81 - Item 17
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17. Henry Watterson, “The South and Its Colored Citizens. Southern Problems.—First Paper,” Cosmopolitan Magazine (May 1890): 113-16.
Essay favoring the restoration of white supremacy in the Southern states. “Nowhere on earth can the bottom of society be put upon the top with happy results. Five hundred qualified and responsible voters, born free, can never be reduced to subjection to one thousand semi-barbarians, ignorant and irresponsible voters, just emerged from slavery.”