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Collection Reference Number GLC04717.04
From Archive Folder Collection related to Gerrit Smith 
Title Controversy between New-York Tribune and Gerrit Smith
Date 1855
Author Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Printed by John A. Gray. Correspondence covers the Tribune's report that Smith was absent from the House of Representatives on the evening of the passage of the Nebraska Bill. The Tribune recently acknowledged Smith was present, and voted against the bill. Smith complains that the Tribune's acknowledgement of the facts came much too late. Bound in a peach colored paper cover.
Subjects Congress  Journalism  Government and Civics  Law  African American History  Slavery  
People Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  Gray, John A. (fl. 1859)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Slavery & Abolition; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Smith, a politician from New York, served as a U.S. Representative from 1853-1854. He was a noted philanthropist and social reformer active in anti-slavery campaigns and women's rights.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859