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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 43

38. [Jeremiah] Clemens, [Jefferson] Davis, and [Robert M. T.] Hunter, Protest of Southern Senators against the Passage of the California Bill, in Senate, August 15, 1850, with Remarks of Messrs. Clemens, Hunter and Davis, Thereon (Washington, DC: Office of “The Southern Press,” 1850). (16 p.)

Petition signed by ten senators from the Southern states objecting to the admission of California as a free state. The remarks of Senators Clemens (Alabama), Davis (Mississippi), and Hunter (Virginia) concerning the protest are appended.