Stone Collection: Volume 91 - Item 27
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27. [Albert] Cuthbert, Speech of Mr. Cuthbert, of Georgia, on the Petition of the Society of Friends of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Praying for the Abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia, in Senate, March 7, 1836 (Washington, DC: Blair & Rives, 1836). (8 p.)
Speech supporting a motion introduced by Senator John C. Calhoun of South Carolina to refuse to receive a petition calling for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. The speaker believes that debating the issue will encourage the expression of abolitionist sentiments.