Substance of two speeches, delivered in the Senate of the United States, on the subject of the Missouri bill. by the Hon. Rufus King, of New-York.

Rufus King. Circa 1819.

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In this 1819 speech, Senator Rufus King of New York argued that Congress’s power to “make all needful rules and regulations respecting the territory and other property of the United States” extended to prohibiting slavery in new territories.

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Item Type Book
Title Substance of two speeches, delivered in the Senate of the United States, on the subject of the Missouri bill. by the Hon. Rufus King, of New-York.
Creator Rufus King
Publication Date Circa 1819
Call Number H 583 .658
Location General Collections