RESOLUTIONS OF THE COUNCIL AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, IN RELATION TO THE People of Color of the United States
Washington: Gale & Seaton (printers), 1825. First Edition. Unbound. Octavo. Very Good. Item #6371
(18th Congress, 2d Session) 4 pages; not bound. An important resolution, concerning emancipation, many years before President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation of 1865; It reads in part: "STATE OF NEW JERSEY Resolved by the Council and General Assembly of this State, That the consideration of a system providing for the gradual emancipation of the people of color held in servitude in the United States." A very good copy.
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