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Slavery... The Mexican War...

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July 26, 1848

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 26, 1848  The front page has: "An Act to Amend an Act...for the Prosecution of the Existing War between the United States & ...Mexico". Inside has: "From Mexico" ""Slavery Extension..." the latter including: "...The great question & the only question at issue is--shall slavery (that is the system of laws which recognise & enforce the right of one man to own & sell another) be planted in the new territories?..." with more (see). Also: "Gen. Cass' Pledges in Favor of Slavery" "Mr. Dix, of New York, on Slavery in the Territories" and also a letter signed: Thomas Jefferson, dated at Monticello, April 22, 1820.
Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, great condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War