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Stuart, Moses (1780-1852) Conscience and the constitution with remarks on the recent speech of the Hon. Daniel Webster on the subject of slavery.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.138 Author/Creator: Stuart, Moses (1780-1852) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1850 Pagination: 1 v. : 119 p. ; 24.6 x 15.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Published by Crocker & Brewster. Stuart discusses the problems of ending slavery. In closing, writes "The last thing I have to say, is, to ask the question, whether it would not be a feasible thing, and the best thing we can do, to colonize the blacks, as we have the Indians? Let them have a Territory and a government of their own, we being merely watchful guardians over their welfare and safety, and for a while reserving the ultimate control of important measures, until they attain to a state in which they will be competent to take care of themselves." Front cover is detached from binding. Webster gave the speech as a United States Senator.

Background Information: Stuart served as a professor at the Andover Theological Seminary.

People: Stuart, Moses, 1780-1852
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: US ConstitutionAmerican Indian HistoryReligionAfrican American HistorySlaveryAbolitionReform MovementColonizationGovernment and CivicsLaw

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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