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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 100

6. Henry Wilson, The Crittenden Compromise—A Surrender: Speech of Henry Wilson, of Mass., Delivered in the Senate, February 21st, 1861, on the Resolutions of Mr. Crittenden Proposing Amendments to the Constitution of the United States (N.p., [1861?]). (16 p.)

Speech objecting to a proposal to amend the Constitution so that slavery can be extended into territory south of a line along the latitude of thirty-six degrees and thirty minutes (the Missouri Compromise line).