THE SPURIOUS KANSAS MEMORIAL. DEBATE IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE MEMORIAL OF JAMES H. LANE, PRAYING THAT THE SENATE RECEIVE AND GRANT THE PRAYER OF THE MEMORIAL PRESENTED BY GENERAL CASS, AND AFTERWARDS WITHDRAWN; EMBRACING THE SPEECHES OF SENATORS DOUGLAS, PUGH, BUTLER, TOUCEY, RUSK, &C.

Washington: Printed at the Union Office, 1856. 32pp, disbound. Light scattered foxing, last page tanned. Very Good. The debate concerned whether James H. Lane, leader of the Free State forces in Kansas, was a liar. Lane had submitted to Congress a memorial, purportedly by the members of the Kansas General Assembly, requesting Congress to accept the anti-slavery Topeka Constitution. Southerners asked, with obvious contempt, "Who is James H. Lane?" The debate, ostensibly about Lane's honor or lack thereof, became a dispute about the Free or Slave destiny of Kansas. Blockson 10093. Sabin 89926. Item #24017

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