samuel hall

THE ISSUE: Democracy Dies in Darkness 1786

THE ISSUE: Democracy Dies in Darkness, 1786

Everything will be from before 1940, and most of it will be from before 1920.To my knowledge, Massachusetts Gazette editor Samuel Hall's eloquent defense of freedom of the press in 1786 has never before been published.  His words here seem to have been lost to history, and I haven't run across any reference to this[...]