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Stewart, Alvan (1790-1849) A legal argument before the Supreme Court of the state of New Jersey... for the deliverance of 4,000 persons from bondage.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.069 Author/Creator: Stewart, Alvan (1790-1849) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1845 Pagination: 52 p. ; 22.4 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Delivered at the May term in Trenton, New Jersey. Challenges state laws concerning slavery because they contradict New Jersey's 1844 constitution which abolished slavery. Published by Finch & Weed, New York. Printed by S.W. Benedict.

People: Stewart, Alvan, 1790-1849

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: State ConstitutionStates' RightsLawCivil RightsAfrican American HistorySlaveryAbolitionReform MovementGovernment and Civics

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