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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 93

8. [Orville] Hungerford, Speech of Mr. Hungerford, of New York, on His Amendment to the Bill Reported by the Committee Reducing the Duty on Imports, and for Other Purposes. Delivered in the House of Representatives, Monday, June 29, 1846 (Washington, DC: Union Office, 1846). (7 p.)

Speech in favor of a bill that would reduce 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.)