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Unknown [Anti-Slavery Society Resolution No. 3]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06593.06 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: New York Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1841 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 5.8 x 20.1 cm.

Summary of Content: "Resolved that American Slavery is fortified by law, & that the law is made by the Law Maker, & that the lawmaker is made by the votes of the people, thus making the people of the South clearly responsible for the continuance of slavery, in the District of Columbia, in the Territory of Florida, & the internal slave trade." Docketed "passed." Circa date based on GLC06593.09. Location based on GLC06593.10.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: African American HistoryAbolitionSlaveryReform MovementLawGovernment and CivicsWashington, D.C.Slave Trade

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