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Collection Reference Number GLC09233
From Archive Folder Undated Documents Relating to the Post-Revolutionary Era 
Title Collection of Antebellum Pamphlets
Date 1840-1850
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Collection of 16 antebellum Pamphlet, including several scarce and rare items, touching on the major political topics in post-Jacksonian politics, mainly the future of slavery. Partial contents: "The Great Orations and Senatorial Speech of Daniel Webster;" "Speech of the Hon. Henry Williams, Of Massachusetts, On the Independent Treasury Bill (1840);" "Proceedings of the U.S. Senate, On the Fugitive Slave Bill, The Abolition of the Slave-Trade in the District of Columbian, And the Imprisonment of Free Colored Seamen in the Southern Ports: With the Speeches of Messrs. Davis, Winthrop, and Others (1850);" "On the Fugitive Slave Law, Speech of Mr. Horace Mann, Of Mass., On the Right of Congress to Legislate for the Territories of the United States, And Its Duty to Exclude Slavery Therefrom." Bound into a single volume with manuscript table of contents, signed by owner G. Edgar Williams.
Subjects Slavery  Government and Civics  Finance  Navy  US Constitution  Law  Congress  Fugitive Slave Act  Freemen  
Theme Slavery & Abolition; Government & Politics; Naval & Maritime; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859