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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Petitions to Congress number 108 thousand

City: Wakefield

State: MA

Start date: 1837-04-28

End date: 1837-04-28

Content: Here is a report on the number of petitions to Congress praying for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. States included are all New England states, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, North Carolina (18). Listed by columns of males and females, the total shows Males: 43,941 Females: 63,178 Grand Total: 108,990

Notable people involved:

Citations: Liberator, June 9, 1837, pg 3

ID: 213