PROTECTION TO SLAVE PROPERTY: Speech of Hon. A. G. Brown, of Mississippi, in Defence of His Proposition for Immediate Congressional Protection to Slave Property in the Territories, with the Reply of Senator Fitch. Delivered in the Senate of the United States, March 6, 1860.

Washington, (DC): np, 1860. First edition. 8vo. 30 pp. Brown (1813-1880) served as Governor of Mississippi, 1844-1848, in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1839-1841 and 1847-1853, and in the U.S. Senate, 1854-1861; Graham N. Fitch (1809-1892), a Democrat from Indiana who served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1849-1853, and in the U.S. Senate, 1857-1861, objected to some of Brown’s statements concerning local legislation in the territories. Disbound pamphlet (removed from a bound volume of pamphlets). A little soiling, but very good. Item #68636

Price: $50.00

See all items in African-Americana, Americana
See all items by