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Slavery in the territories debate on the power of Congress to establish or prohibit slavery in the territories of the United States; in the House of Representatives, January 17, 1856. by United States. Congress. House

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Published by Printed at the Congressional Globe Office in Washington .
Written in English



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Between Mr. Stephens, Mr. Zollicoffer, and others.

ContributionsStephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883., Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk, 1812-1862.
LC ClassificationsE433 .U59
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6531899M
LC Control Number11015408

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