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Seward, William Henry (1801-1872) Freedom and public faith: speech of William H. Seward, on the abrogation of the Missouri Compromise, in the Kansas and Nebraska bills.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.382 Author/Creator: Seward, William Henry (1801-1872) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1854 Pagination: 1 v. : 16 p. ; 22.8 x 14 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.382 Author/Creator: Seward, William Henry (1801-1872) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1854 Pagination: 1 v. : 16 p. ; 22.8 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed by Buell & Blanchard, printers. Removed from previous binding. Contains stamp "Withdrawn from Watkinson Library Trinity College." Argues "The general authority of Congress over the Territories is one wisely confided to the National Legislature, to save young and growing communities from the dangers which beset them in their state of pupilage, and to prevent them from adopting any policy that shall be at war with their own lasting interests..."

People: Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: CongressLawAfrican American HistorySlaveryMissouri CompromiseWestward Expansion

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