Leigh, Benjamin W.
Speech of Mr. Leigh, on the question of the
reception of certain memorials from citizens of Ohio, praying
Congress to abolish slavery within the District of Columbia.
Delivered in the Senate of the United States, on the l9th of
January, 1836. /Washington. 1836/ 8p. E445.D6L5
Argues that the compact
between Congress and Virginia precludes abolition by Congress without the owners' consent.
24th Congress. 1st Session.
/Resolutions/ In Senate of the United
States. January 21, 1836. Submitted by Mr. Tyler, and ordered
to be printed. /Washington/ Gales & Seaton, print. 1836/ 1p.
AC90l.M2, v.14, no. 11 Rare Bk. Coll.
Argues that the changing of
property rights regarding slaves violates the public trust and weakens the foundation of
Hoar, Samuel. Remarks by
Samuel Hoar, of Massachusetts, on the
resolutions introduced by Mr. Jarvis, of Maine and Mr. Wise, of
Virginia, delivered in the House of Representatives, Thursday,
January 21, 1836. Washington, National Intelligence Office.
1836/13p. M325.3.297, no. 2
Discusses claims that
abolition in D.C. is the first step toward total abolition.
1Jesse Torrey. A Portraiture of Domestic
Slavery in the United States. Philadelphia, Published by the author, J. Bioren,
Printer, 1817. ff. P. 33.
2Daniel Gott. The Congressional Globe.
Washington, Printed at the Globe Office for the editors [etc.] December
21, 1848. v. 21, p. 83.