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Calhoun & Johnson (fl. 1861) [Proceedings and address of the Constitutional Convention]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05524 Author/Creator: Calhoun & Johnson (fl. 1861) Place Written: Missouri Type: Broadside Date: 19 March 1861 Pagination: 2 p. ; 48.4 x 31.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05524 Author/Creator: Calhoun & Johnson (fl. 1861) Place Written: Missouri Type: Broadside Date: 19 March 1861 Pagination: 2 p. ; 48.4 x 31.5 cm.

Discusses the nomination of delegates selected to attend a Missouri Convention to address the issue of secession. States "It is not a convention to amend, make or alter or change our constitution: but one to consider whether Missouri shall immediately and at once absolve her connection from the federal government ... " Created by delegates from Clay and Platte Counties, Missouri. Printed on the opposite side of an advertisement dated 19 March 1861 for a stallion's breeding services. Indicates corrections made by the printer. The advertisement, and possibly the broadside, were printed by Calhoun & Johnson. The corners of this document are frail and contain areas of disintegration.

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