Address to the People of the United States, Prepared by John M. Berrien, And reported by the Committee of fifteen as a substitute for the Address reported by J. C. Calhoun. John M. Berrien.

Address to the People of the United States, Prepared by John M. Berrien, And reported by the Committee of fifteen as a substitute for the Address reported by J. C. Calhoun

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First Edition. Wraps. Wraps. 8 pages. Light damp stains to pages 1, 2. Single sheet, folded. Berrien, a Senator from Georgia, writes in the opening "We are desirous of communing with you on a subject which is, in our judgement, intimately connected with the peace and harmony of the Union." Berrien's address refers to the fugitive slave laws, the south's participation in the Mexican War, the Missouri compromise, annexation of Texas, and extending slave labor in the new United States Territories. No date provided but on line records indicate the speech was made in 1850. Scarce. 10 copies located in OCLC. Good. Item #19204

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