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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 92

6. James A. Stewart, Speech of Hon. James A. Stewart, of Maryland, on African Slavery, Its Status—Natural, Moral, Social, Legal, and, Constitutional: Delivered in the House of Representatives, July 23, 1856 (Washington, DC: Congressional Globe Office, 1856). (24 p.)

Address in defense of slavery, which the speaker argues “has been beneficial to the country, and promotive of the happiness of the negro race.”