Stone Collection: Volume 95 - Item 3
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3. [Benjamin] Tappan, Remarks of Mr. Tappan, of Ohio, on Abolition Petitions, Delivered in Senate, February 4, 1840 (N.p., [1840?]). (4 p.)
Speech in regard to a petition from Ohio calling for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. The speaker observes that citizens have the right to petition Congress, but he fails to see how citizens of Ohio are harmed by the presence of slavery in the District of Columbia.