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Tazewell, Littleton Waller (1774-1860) In Senate of the United States. April 28, 1828. Mr. Tazewell made the following report:

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.045 Author/Creator: Tazewell, Littleton Waller (1774-1860) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 28 April 1828 Pagination: 15 p. ; 22 x 14.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.045 Author/Creator: Tazewell, Littleton Waller (1774-1860) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 28 April 1828 Pagination: 15 p. ; 22 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: 20th Congress, 1st session, doc no. 178. The Committee on Foreign Relations report declares Congress has no authority to find territory on the coast of Africa for colonization, or to appropriate money for colonization, because such powers are not expressly granted by the Constitution.

People: Committee on Foreign Relations (U.S.)
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: CongressLawGovernment and CivicsCongressAfricaAfrican American HistoryColonizationSlaveryFinanceUS Constitution

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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