By Frederick S. Lane
A sweeping tale of the best to privateness because it sped alongside colonial postal routes, telegraph wires, and today’s fiber-optic cables on a collision direction with presidents and programmers, librarians and letter-writers.
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Mr. COLLAMER. There is not a word about “seals” in the section. If gentlemen are not satisfied with that part of it which authorizes the postmaster to throw them out, that part of the section can be stricken out; and I take it the objection would be mainly that it might be made a precedent for undertaking to give him a censorship over the mails and allow him to discard matter which was not satisfactory, politically, to some party— like throwing out the abolition papers that used to be talked about.
Less than a week later, Senator Jacob Collamer of Vermont, a former postmaster general under Zachary Taylor, proposed an amendment to a pending postal bill to address the commission’s concerns. ” Collamer’s proposal had two parts: a section authorizing postmas- Postal Politics, Purity, and Privacy ters to remove obscene materials from the mails, and a section laying out the penalties for people who deposited them there. The first section immediately raised privacy concerns, as the following exchange between Collamer and Senator Reverdy Johnson of Maryland (President Taylor’s attorney general) illustrates: Mr.
The idea was taken up with vigor by South Carolina senator (and former vice president) John C. Calhoun, an ardent defender of states’ rights and slavery. S. ” Through various parliamentary maneuvers, Calhoun contrived to have the vote on approving the bill for a third reading end in an 18–18 tie, which meant that as president of the Senate, Vice President Van Buren would cast the deciding vote. Van Buren did his best to avoid the dilemma, wanting neither to disappoint the North nor anger the South.