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Allen, George (1792-1883) An appeal to the people of Massachusetts, on the Texas question

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.104 Author/Creator: Allen, George (1792-1883) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1844 Pagination: 20 p. ; 21.5 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Appeals to the people to oppose the annexation, arguing that adding Texas to the Union will further entrench and empower the institution of slavery. Suggests holding a convention. Attributed to "A Massachusetts Freeman." Printed by Charles C. Little & James Brown.

People: Allen, George, 1792-1883

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: FreemenAfrican American HistorySlaveryAbolitionReform MovementTexasStatehoodTreatyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLatin and South AmericaLand TransactionWestward ExpansionGovernment and CivicsLaw

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