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Copy of a correspondence between Edmund Jackson & Hon. Robt. C. Winthrop in 1840
Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society records, 1850-1858
Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894
New-York Historical Society
Manuscript copy of a correspondence between Edmund Jackson and Hon. Robert C. Winthorp, in which Jackson asks for Winthorp's position on slavery before his election to United States Congress. Includes Winthorp's response dated November 2, 1840, in which he replies that he "cannot regard it as desirable or expedient to attempt any alteration of the Constitution in relation to slavery."
Abolitionists--United StatesAntislavery movements--United StatesAbolitionists--Massachusetts--BostonAntislavery movements--Massachusetts--BostonSlavery--Law and legislation--Washington (D.C.)
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