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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 71

9. William H. Seward, Freedom and Public Faith. Speech of William H. Seward, on the Abrogation of the Missouri Compromise, in the Kansas and Nebraska Bills. Senate of the United States, February 17, 1854 (Washington, DC: Buell & Blanchard, 1854). (16 p.)

Speech objecting to attempts by the Southern states to annul the Missouri Compromise of 1820 in order to extend slavery into western territories. (The collection has another copy of this speech in volume 90 [no. 25].)