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Collection Reference Number GLC02025
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1847 
Title Congressional Globe, New Series No. 4
Date 23 December 1847
Author Blair & Rives (1834-1873)  
Additional authors Rives, John C. (John Cook) (1795-1864) Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865) Blair, Francis Preston (1791-1876)
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description Lincoln's Spot Amendment Speech on page 64 condemns the pretexts for starting the war with Mexico. Requests proof from President Polk that American blood was shed on American soil and that the enemy provoked the Americans, and asks if those Americans present were ordered there by the United States Army. Pages 49-64.
Subjects Mexican War  Military History  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Congress  President  Government and Civics  Law  Texas  Diplomacy  Treaty  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Blair, Francis Preston (1791-1876)  Rives, John C. (John Cook) (1795-1864)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The Mexican War; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; Law; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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