The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via

Collection Reference Number GLC00267.119.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1847 
Title Resolution of the legislature of New Jersey, in relation to the extension of slavery
Date 19 February 1847
Author New Jersey. Legislature.  
Document Type Pamphlet; Government document
Content Description 29th Congress, 2d session, Senate document # 153. Resolution declares that the New Jersey legislature will make every effort to keep slavery out of newly annexed territories.
Subjects Westward Expansion  Texas  Mexican War  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  African American History  Slavery  Government and Civics  Law  
Place written Trenton, New Jersey
Theme Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Law; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859