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Severance, Luther (1797-1855) Speech of Mr. Severance, of Maine on the right of petition.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.095 Author/Creator: Severance, Luther (1797-1855) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1844 Pagination: 16 p. ; 24.8 x 16.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.095 Author/Creator: Severance, Luther (1797-1855) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1844 Pagination: 16 p. ; 24.8 x 16.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Delivered in the House of Representatives, 16 February 1844. Discusses the ban on receiving any petitions regarding the abolition of slavery in the House of Representatives. Printed by J. and G.S. Gideon, Washington, D.C. Partially uncut.

People: Severance, Luther, 1797-1855

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: CongressUS ConstitutionAfrican American HistoryAbolitionReform MovementLawGovernment and CivicsSlavery

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