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Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) A memorial to the Congress of the United States on the subject of restraining the increase of slavery in new states to be admitted into the Union.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.097 Author/Creator: Webster, Daniel (1782-1852) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1819 Pagination: 22 p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: Memorial from the citizens of Boston. "Prepared in pursuance of a vote of the inhabitants of Boston and its vicinity, assembled at the State house, on the third of December, A.D. 1819." Committee composed of Daniel Webster, George Blake, Josiah Quincy, James T. Austin, and John Gallison. Printed by Sewell Phelps, printer, no. 5, Court Street, Boston.

People: Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Boston (Mass.)

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: AbolitionReform MovementAfrican American HistorySlaveryCongressGovernment and CivicsWestward ExpansionStatehood

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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