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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 93

15. A[braham] R. McIlvaine, Speech of A. R. McIlvaine, of Penn’a, against Free Trade System Recommended by the President and Secretary of the Treasury, and in Support of the Tariff of 1842. Delivered in the House of Representatives of the U.S., June 18, 1846 ([Washington, DC]: J. & G. S. Gideon, [1846]). (8 p.)

Speech in favor of maintaining the duties on imports imposed by the Tariff of 1842. (Congress eventually voted to enact a new tariff measure that lowered duties on many imports.)