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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 70

18. U.S. Senate, Committee on Slavery and Freedmen, “Report to Accompany Bill S. No. 141 [Repeal of Fugitive Slave Acts],” Congressional Globe, 38th Cong., 1st Sess., [March 7, 1864]. (32 p.)

Report favoring of a bill before the Senate that would repeal the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Senator Charles Sumner was chairman of the committee and probably drafted the report. A seven-page minority report opposing the bill is appended. (The collection has another copy of this report in volume 92 [no. 27].)