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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 29

7. Massachusetts, House, Resolutions of the General Assembly of Virginia [January 19, 1861] House no. 28 (N.p., [1861]). (4 p.)

Transmission of seven resolutions passed by the Virginia legislature in response to the secession of several Southern states. These resolutions seek a middle ground between the seceded states and Northern states threatening to enforce the federal government’s authority.