Speech of the Honorable James Tallmadge, Jr. of Duchess County, New-York, in the House of Representatives of the United States, on Slavery

Speech of the Honorable James Tallmadge, Jr. of Duchess County, New-York, in the House of Representatives of the United States, on Slavery : To Which Is Added, the Proceedings of the Manumission Society of the City of New-York, and the Correspondence of Th

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Excerpt from Speech of the Honorable James Tallmadge, Jr. Of Duchess County, New-York, in the House of Representatives of the United States, on Slavery: To Which Is Added, the Proceedings of the Manumission Society of the City of New-York, and the Correspondence of Their Committee With Messrs. Tallmadge and Taylor Let gentlemen also advert to the laws for the admtssron ofthe state of Louisiana into the Union; they will find it filled with conditions. It was required not to form a Constitution upon the principles ofa republican government, but it was required to contain the fundamental principles of civil and religious liber ty. It was even required as a condition of its admission, to keep its records and its judicial and legislative proceedings in the English language; and also to secure the trial by jury, and to surrender all claim to unappropriated lands in the territory, with the prohibition to tax any of the United States lands. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243083106
  • 9780243083107