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Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society records, 1832-1870
Copy of a correspondence between Edmund Jackson & Hon. Robt. C. Winthrop in 1840
Jackson, EdmundWinthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894
Mss Collection - Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society records
Manuscript copy of a correspondence between Edmund Jackson and Hon. Robert C. Winthrop, in which Jackson asks for Winthrop's position on slavery before his election to United States Congress. Includes Winthrop'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."
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