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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 12

20. James Brooks, Speech of the Hon. James Brooks, at 932 Broadway, Tuesday Evening, December 30, 1862, Papers from the Society for the Diffusion of Political Knowledge, no. 3 (N.p., [1862?]). (16 p.)

Speech objecting to the Emancipation Proclamation on the grounds that the measure lies outside the scope of presidential powers as defined by the Constitution.