To the Federal and State Legislatures and Conventions of United States,
the Legislative Bodies and should-be Sovereign People of all nations.
The Inquisition with its Star-chamber trials, where the humanity is stifled in the
consciences of their packed prosecutors, judges and juries, in the country of Washington, Paine,
Franklin, Jefferson, and Lincoln, are now suppressing the freedom of religious belief by inflicting
enormous fines and imprisonment, the stake and gibbet
having been abolished by the progress of civ.
ilization. We earnestly request Congress to amend their P. 8. Law so as to confine the executors of
it to the suppression of obscene prints, and not to persecute those who differ from them in religious
belief, for the absurd thing called blasphemy, in liberal publications, by the Y. M. C. A., the Jesuits
the suppression of truth and liberty. Bible dogmas are the paramount laws of Pagandom, Christen"
dom and Mohomedom. Arouse, slaves! break the chains of both church and state !!
Inalienable Homestead Democracies.- Remedy for the above and all other wrongs.
We also earnestly request the said legislatures and people to enact a law
that every human being is en
titled to an equal
, perpetual, and individual share of the soil
; but to begin with the sliding measure
amount those who already own, who may acquire, and who may dispose of their lands down to any
life, and between ten and one hundred and sixty acres, shall have the title of them made perpetual for
life, and guaranteed
from all alienation, by debt, sale, tax, mortgage, wills, communism, &c.
, only to be
exchanged and never subdivided below the minimum of ten acres for a family support. And then by