The Resource [Petition] To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of Massachusetts

[Petition] To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of Massachusetts

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[Petition] To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of Massachusetts
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[Petition] To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of Massachusetts
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Language
eng
Summary
Draft copy by Francis Jackson and William Lloyd Garrison of petition requesting Massachusetts General Court to secede from the Union in the event of the admission of "the foreign nation of Texas" as a slave state. The petition calls for a convention to be called for the purpose of "framing an independent and free government" for Massachusetts and/or similarly-minded states in the event of Texas' admission to the Union as a slave state
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BRL
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) William Lloyd Garrison Correspondence (1823-1879)
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1805-1879
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Garrison, William Lloyd
Index
no index present
Literary form
letters
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1789-1861
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  • Jackson, Francis
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
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  • Garrison, William Lloyd
  • Jackson, Francis
  • Antislavery movements
  • Abolitionists
  • Secession
  • Texas
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[Petition] To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of Massachusetts
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  • Holograph, signed
  • Title devised by cataloger
  • Manuscript includes a 5.6 x 13.3 cm. fragment (author unknown) which states that "(t)he blue sheet is written by Francis Jackson, and the white by W.L. Garrison"
  • Catalog card indicates that this manuscript is comprised of three pages joined together to form a single page
  • An index card within the folder of the manuscript states the following: "Draft copy of a petition requesting Massachusetts General Court to secede from the Union in protest to admitting Texas a slave state"
Extent
1 online resource (2 leaf (2pages))
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
Label
[Petition] To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of Massachusetts
Link
Publication
Note
  • Holograph, signed
  • Title devised by cataloger
  • Manuscript includes a 5.6 x 13.3 cm. fragment (author unknown) which states that "(t)he blue sheet is written by Francis Jackson, and the white by W.L. Garrison"
  • Catalog card indicates that this manuscript is comprised of three pages joined together to form a single page
  • An index card within the folder of the manuscript states the following: "Draft copy of a petition requesting Massachusetts General Court to secede from the Union in protest to admitting Texas a slave state"
Extent
1 online resource (2 leaf (2pages))
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote

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