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Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society records, 1832-1870
Jackson, EdmundWinthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894
Copy of a correspondence between Edmund Jackson & Hon. Robt. C. Winthrop in 1840
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."
Mss Collection - Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society records
Abolitionists--United StatesAntislavery movements--United StatesAbolitionists--Massachusetts--BostonAntislavery movements--Massachusetts--BostonSlavery--Law and legislation--Washington (D.C.)
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