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United States Congress (33rd , 1st Session) petition

Identifier: Mss 854315
Mss 854315

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Petition from 33rd United States Congress addressed to John C. River, requesting that the proceedings of May 11th together with the ayes and nays be recorded in the "Confgressional Globe" "in extenso". Petition is in the hand of John S. Phelps and signed by many Democratic members of the US House of Representative, including William Marcy Tweed and John C. Breckinridge. The business before the House on the 11th was closure of debate on the organization of the Kansas and Nebraska territories.


  • 1854-05-15


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.1 linear ft. (1 envelope) ; 25 cm

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Kansas-Nebraska Bill, John Smith Phelps (1814-1886), John Cabell Breckinridge (1821-1875), William Macy Tweed (1823-1878), John Cook Rives (1796-1864)

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