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Chappell, Absalom H. (Absalom Harris) (1801-1878) Resolutions of the legislature of Georgia

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.006 Author/Creator: Chappell, Absalom H. (Absalom Harris) (1801-1878) Place Written: s.l. Type: Printed document Date: 02 February 1846 Pagination: 2 p. ; 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: [Title continued] in opposition to the principles of certain resolves of the legislature of Massachusetts in relation to an amendment of the constitution on the subject of federal representation. Copy of a resolution by the Georgia Legislature, printed for the twenty ninth Congress. The resolution is in opposition to a call by the Massachusetts legislature to repeal the three fifths voting clause of the Constitution. Likely printed in Washington, D.C. First edition.

Background Information: Absalom H. Chappell was the President of the Georgia State Senate, and previously a Congressman from Georgia.

People: Chappell, Absalom Harris, 1801-1878

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: US ConstitutionUS Constitutional AmendmentGovernment and CivicsAfrican American HistoryAbolitionReform MovementSlaveryLaw

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