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Massachusetts:

REPORT AND RESOLVES RELATING TO SLAVERY IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. HOUSE... NO 30.

[Boston: 1837] 8pp, folded folio leaf, untrimmed and uncut Minor soil, Good+ or so. Slavery vs Free Speech: the issue was starkly framed by the Gag Rule, pursuant to which the US Congress refused to entertain petitions seeking abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. John Quincy Adams, now a Congressman from Massachusetts, was the most effective opponent of the Gag Rule. Here, the Massachusetts House of Representatives backs him to the limit. AI 45495 [3]. Not in Dumond, LCP


Book Id: 11348

Price: $100.00

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