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Collection Reference Number GLC05116.04
From Archive Folder Pamphlets related to the extension of slavery and the Kansas-Nebraska dispute [Decimalized .01-.20] 
Title Speech of Hon. R. E. Fenton of New York on Democratic tests, and the Nebraska Bill
Date 15 February 1854
Author Fenton, Reuben Eaton (1819-1885)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Printed at the Congressional Globe Office. Disbound. Representative Fenton states, "...the bill under consideration, although negative on its face, is affirmative in its character for the spread of slavery. A principle, sir, I cannot sustain, nor will, I believe, the people of this country sustain it."
Subjects President  Congress  Politics  Abolition  Slavery  African American History  Westward Expansion  Missouri Compromise  Statehood  Bleeding Kansas  Government and Civics  
People Fenton, Reuben Eaton (1819-1885)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Law; Government & Politics; Westward Expansion
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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