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Joint Special Comm. on the Vining Petition. Report, 1840
House No. 44 On March 6, 1840, a Joint Special Committee reported on several petitions on the abolition of slavery in the United States and whether
to admit Florida as a slave state and presented: Resolves relating to slavery and the slave trade and the admission of new states into the Union,
1840. Congress should immediately suppress slavery in the District of Columbia and end the domestic slave trade. No state should be admitted to the
Union which sanctioned slavery within its borders. Massachusetts' Congressional delegation should be so instructed and all other states informed of the
resolves. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts State Library).
Title:   The joint special committee, to whom were referred the petition of Spencer Vining, and 272 others of Abington, and many other petitions of the same tenor, relating to the power and duty of Congress to abolish slavery and the slave trade in the District of Columbia and the territories, and the slave trade between the several states ... report ...
OCLC Number:   1418965591
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