Stone Collection: Volume 57 - Item 6
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6. Cassius M. Clay, Speech of Cassius M. Clay, Before the Law Department of the University of Albany, N. Y., February 3, 1863 (New York: Wynkoop, Hallenbeck & Thomas, 1863). (24 p.)
Reflection on the causes of the Civil War. The speaker asserts that the defense of slavery in the South, not agitation by Northern abolitionists, was the primary cause.