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Right of petition New England clergymen : remarks of Messrs. Everett ... Seward ... [et al.].

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Published by Buell & Blanchard in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States.,
  • United States. Congress Senate.,
  • Clergy -- Political activity -- New England.,
  • Antislavery movements -- New England -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Slavery -- United States -- Extension to the territories.,
  • States" rights (American politics) -- Speeches in Congress.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesNew England clergymen
GenreSpeeches in Congress.
ContributionsEverett, Edward, 1794-1865., Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872., Douglas, Stephen A. 1813-1861.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24130426M

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