from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In United States history, a member of the Free-soil party; one who advocated the non-extension of slavery.
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He is for no half-measures, -- he avows himself a free-soiler, an emancipationist, an abolitionist, a colonizationist.
In proof of the charge I was told that I had a brother in New York who was a free-soiler.
Pulaski Guards, then under arms for the purpose of quelling any disturbance growing out of this affair, and that he was not a free-soiler or abolitionist, but a hunker whig.
I do not wish a single free-soiler to vote the Democratic ticket, nor will I willingly afford them the slightest excuse for so doing.
Americanism Contrasted with Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy in the Light of Reason, History, and Scripture; In which Certain Demagogues in Tennessee, and Elsewhere, are Shown Up in Their True Colors