PROCEEDINGS OF THE U. S. SENATE ON THE FUGITIVE SLAVE BILL, -THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, -AND THE IMPRISONMENT OF FREE COLORED SEAMEN IN THE SOUTHERN PORTS: WITH THE SPEECHES OF MESSR DAVIS, WINTHROP, AND OTHERS. SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, MONDAY, AUG. 19, 1850.

[Washington: 1850]. 68pp. Modern marbled wrappers. First and last leaves foxed and tanned, with blank forecorners of title leaf repaired. Text otherwise clean. Good+. The pamphlet records the battles on the floor of Congress concerning the fugitive slave bill, which became part of the Compromise of 1850; and the disputes over Southern treatment of Free Negro sailors whose ships docked in Southern ports. OCLC 57119996 [1-Univ. KS]. Another printing, from the Boston press of T.R. Marvin, is quite common. Item #24086

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