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Copeland, Alexander (d. 1845) Address to the people of the state of New-York by the General Executive Committee of the American Republican Party of the City of New York.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.184 Author/Creator: Copeland, Alexander (d. 1845) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1844 Pagination: 1 v. : 8 p. ; 22.7 x 14.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Uncut. Published by the General Executive Committee. Contains a list of Committee members. Address delivered by Copeland, President of the Republican Party. Requires that "the Naturalization Laws shall be so altered as to make it necessary for all person of foreign birth to reside twenty-one years in the United States, before they shall be entitled to the privilege of the elective franchise." Contains two large numerical stamps on front page: "15" and "136." Bottom edge worn and fragile.

People: American Republican party of the city of New York
Copeland, Alexander, d. 1845

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Republican PartyElectionGovernment and CivicsPoliticsNaturalizationSuffrageImmigration and MigrationLaw

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