Miner, Charles. Speech
of Mr. Miner, of Pennsylvania, delivered in
the House of Representatives, on Tuesday and Wednesday,
January 6 and 7, 1829, on the subject of slavery and the slave
trade in the District of Columbia. With notes. Washington,
Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1829. 24p. M326.93D6.M66
Offered resolutions calling
for the amendment of laws governing slavery and the slave trade and for the gradual
abolition of slavery in D. C. To support these resolutions, Miner documents conditions of
slavery and the practices of slave traders in and around D. C.
U. S. Congress. House.
Committee on the District of Columbia. . . .Slavery--District of Columbia. January 29,
1829. Report. (20th Congress, 2nd Session. Ho/use/of Rep/resentative/s. Report no. 60)
/Washington, Gales Seaton. 1829/12p. E445.D6U4 Toner Coll., Rare Bk. Coll.
Contains the D. C. Grand
Jury communication calling for the cessation of the slave trade in D. C. and the D. C.
Marshall's report concerning the practice of jailing slaves. It also asserts that
the laws recognizing slavery in the District are the same as those for Maryland and
Virginia and that the property rights of owners must be recognized.
Dickson, John. Remarks of
Mr. Dickson, of New York, on the
presentation of several petitions for the abolition of slavery
and the slave trade in the District of Columbia. Delivered in
the House of Representatives of the United States, February 2,
1835. Washington, Printed by Gales and Seaton, 1835/7p.
AC901.M2, v. 14, no. 10. Rare Bk. Coll.
Discusses slavery in
general and calls for action of antislavery petitions. Against slavery, he feels Congress
cannot abolish it in the states.
Slade, William. Speech of
Mr. Slade, of Vermont, on the subject of
the abolition of slavery and the slave trade within the District
Columbia. Delivered in the House of Representatives,
December 23, 1835. /Washington/ National Intelligence Office,
Calls for the complete
abolition in D. C., defends the right of petition, and discusses the various arguments put
forth by other Congressmen.