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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 74

24. Massachusetts, Committee, Memorial to the Congress of the United States on the Subject of Restraining the Increase of Slavery in New States to be Admitted into the Union. Prepared in Pursuance of a Vote of the Inhabitants of Boston and Its Vicinity, Assembled at the State House, on the Third of December, A. D. 1819 (Boston: Sewell Phelps, 1819). (22 p.)

Petition forwarded to the U. S. Congress objecting to the admission of additional slave states into the Union. Daniel Webster was chair of the committee charged with writing the petition.