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Hillhouse, William (fl. 1820) The Crisis, No. 1 or Thoughts on Slavery, Occasioned by the Missouri Question.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09062 Author/Creator: Hillhouse, William (fl. 1820) Place Written: New Haven, Connecticut Type: Pamphlet Date: Pagination: 19 p.

Summary of Content: Printed by A. H. Maltby & Co, New Haven, Connecticut. Denounces slavery and its introduction into the new Territories: "The extension of slavery to the new and unculivated regions of the west...is a great calamity...It is a blot on the human character." Signature of A.H. Maltby, partially trimmed. Bound with, The Crisis, No. 2 or Thoughts on Slavery, Occasioned by the Missourie Question. Auri Sacra Fames [accursed hunger for gold]. Continuation of the above. Signature of A.H. Maltby, partially trimmed.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: AbolitionReform MovementMissouri CompromiseSlavery

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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