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Collection Reference Number GLC00267.119.03
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1847 
Title Resolves of the legislature of Massachusetts, concerning slavery
Date 3 March 1847
Author Massachusetts. Legislature  
Document Type Pamphlet; Government document
Content Description 29th Congress, 2d session, Senate document # 219. Resolves that the Massachusetts legislature is opposed to the existence of slavery and the extension of it into new territories.
Subjects Texas  Westward Expansion  Mexican War  Global History and Civics  Latin and South America  African American History  Slavery  Government and Civics  Civil Rights  
Place written Washington, D.C.
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