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Clay, Henry (1777-1852) In Senate of the United States. April 16, 1832. Mr. Clay, from the Committee on Manufactures, made, to the Senate, the following Report:

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.047 Author/Creator: Clay, Henry (1777-1852) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 16 April 1832 Pagination: 19 p. ; 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.047 Author/Creator: Clay, Henry (1777-1852) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 16 April 1832 Pagination: 19 p. ; 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: 22d Congress, 1st Session, document no. 128. Discusses the history of land surveying and selling after the Revolution, the Louisiana purchase, and the acquisition of Florida. There was fear in the South that proceeds would be used to advance a colonization agenda. The report recommends distributing proceeds to the states based on population.

People: Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
Committee on Manufactures

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: AfricaAfrican American HistorySlaveryColonizationLand TransactionWestward ExpansionLouisiana PurchaseSurveyingFinanceEconomicsCongressGovernment and CivicsLaw

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