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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) To the Inhabitants of the 12th Congressional District of Massachusetts

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07693.02 Author/Creator: Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: 1837/03/20 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content:

People: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: President, Abolition, African American History, Petition, Slavery, Congress, Government and Civics, Bill of Rights

Sub Era: Age of Jackson