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Weld, Theodore Dwight (1803-1895) The Power of Congress over the District of Columbia.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.068 Author/Creator: Weld, Theodore Dwight (1803-1895) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Book Date: 1838 Pagination: 1 v. : 57 p. ; 21.9 x 15.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Reprinted from the New-York Evening Post, with additions by the author. Printed by John F. Throw.

People: Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: CongressLawGovernment and CivicsStatehoodWashington, D.C.American Anti-Slavery Society Member

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