In the letter Snell asks why the state legislature will not allow the people to vote on the proposed suffrage amendment to the United States Constitution: "The Legislature is not asked to grant suffrage to women, but is merely requested to permit...
In the speech Dowdell argues in favor of a clause in the bill that would repeal the Missouri Compromise of 1820. He objects to a provision of the act that prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Territory north of the 36ø 30' latitude line: "This line...
In the speech Bowdon discusses recent legislative debate concerning the expansion of slavery into the country's new states and territories. He argues that since slaves are property, the government should protect their owners' rights in any land...
In his address Cobb insists that the slavery question, the central issue influencing the pending secession of the South, was not answered by the recent presidential election: "But gentlemen say they cannot do anything. They say that the edict went...
The commissioners discuss the towns through which they traveled; the points marked on the proposed boundary line; and the landscape in northeastern Alabama and northwestern Georgia. They also refer to the conflict between themselves and the...
In this note, the minister gives his intention of recommending James Caller as the governor of Pensacola. He originally enclosed a letter in which he formally made the recommendation, but it is not available.
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