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Lincoln, Levi (1782-1868) Speech of Mr. Lincoln, of Massachusetts: delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, Feb. 7, 1837, on the resolution to censure the Hon. John Q. Adams...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.369 Author/Creator: Lincoln, Levi (1782-1868) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1837 Pagination: 1 v. : 9 p. ; 22.3 x 14.3 cm.

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Summary of Content: (title continues)... for inquiring of the Speaker, whether a paper, purporting to come from slaves, came within the resolution laying on the table all petitions relating to slavery. Printed by Gales and Seaton. Reported by the editor of the Boston Daily Advocate.

Background Information: Lincoln was a United States Representative from Massachusetts 1833-1842.

People: Lincoln, Levi, 1782-1868
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: CongressLawGovernment and CivicsAfrican American HistorySlaveryReform MovementPresident

Sub Era: Lincoln

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