Question of the Week
"Arrest of the Proprietor of the Journal" from the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, January 28, 1863
This bulletin published in 1863 informs readers of the arrest of the proprietor of the Philadelpia Evening Journal, Dr. Albert Boileau, as well as of an associate of the Journal. The Journal recently published articles that derided the government and presidential administration, which is also mentioned in the article. Although stating that the reason for the arrests is unknown, the author of this report connects the two events, whereby highlighting the intolerance of dissident opinions regarding the political administration of the North during the Civil War.
Click this link for an excerpt of the case on Dr. Albert Boileau also published in the Philadephia Evening Bulletin two days after the bulletin report of his arrest.