A History of the Struggle for Slavery Extension Or Restriction in the United States: From the Declaration of Independence to the Present Day. Mainly Compiled and Condensed from the Journals of Congress and Other Official Records, and Showing the Vote by Yeas and Nays on the Most Important Divisions in Either House
Dix, Edwards & Company, 1856 - 164 pages
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