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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 60

13. G[eorge] Ashmun, Speech of Mr. G. Ashmun, of Massachusetts, on the Revolution in France, and Emancipation in Its Colonies. Delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States ([Washington, DC]: J. & G. S. Gideon, ca. 1848). (16 p.)

Speech defending an amendment that sought to add abolitionist language to a resolution congratulating France on establishing a republican form of government. (The French monarchy fell in February 1848 when King Louis-Philippe abdicated and was replaced by the Second Republic.)