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1 LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION IN RELATION TO THE INTRODUCTION OF SLAVES INTO THE UNITED STATES
Washington Gales & Seaton 1820 Paperbound Good+ Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Doc. No. 36. January 7, 1820. Read, and ordered to lie on the table. 7 pp. Disbound government document. Pages are separated, but document is complete. Document is browning and has foxing, but text is easily legible. Spine edge is chipped and has small tears. Some page edges are uncut. Overall document in Good+ condition. 
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2 REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF NAVIGATION TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY. 1895
Washington Government Printing Office 1895 Leather Good + Navigation Laws Size: Approx. 6" x 9" Tables 
Full tan leather. Spine with 3 leather labels with gilt lettering. Three thick labels in Red Leather: House Documents Vol.33; in Brown Leather: No.28, Pt. 1 Navigation Report 1895, No. 28 Pt. 2 Navigation Laws and in Black Leather: 54th Congress, 1st Session 1895-96. at spine base stamped in black:3400. Leather soiled and scuffed. Front spine gutter showing signs of wear 1/2" from top. Bookplate from University of North Dakota Library on front endpaper.Hinges loosening. Browned around edges on endpapers and following page, but not on title p. or subsequent pages. Interior is tight, clean, and in Very Good + condition. Still a handsome book. 456 pp. some pages uncut. Index, Addenda. Covers: Documents of Vessels, Customs Laws Dealing with Vessels, Chinese Immigration, Seal Fisheries, Slave Trade, Log-Books, Tariffs, Immigration, Cattle and Live-Stock Trade, Officers and Seamen, Yachts built. 32 Statistical tables. 
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3 Congress REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO WHICH WAS REFERRED SO MUCH OF THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE AS RELATES TO THE SLAVE TRADE
Washington Government Printing Office 1821 Paperbound Good + Slavery Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
A report of the Secretary of State, and enclosed documents, relating to the negotiation for the suppression of the Slave Trade. Read, and ordered to lie upon the table, February 9, 1821. Disbound government document. 88 pp. Hole (silverfish?) on side edge going in 1/2" of side margin, but ends well before text. Water stains, browning and minor foxing, but does not interfere with the text. Residue from book spine remains on side of document. Overall document in Good + condition. 
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4 Congress REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO WHOM WAS REFERRED SO MUCH OF THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE, OF THE 7TH OF DECEMBER LAST, AS RELATES TO THE SUPPRESSION OF THE SLAVE TRADE
Washington Government Printing Office 1825 Paperbound Very Good- Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
18th Congress, 2nd Session, Doc. No. 70. February 16, 1825. Read, and committed to the committee of the whole House on the state of the Union. "With great promptitude, and in accordance with this agreement, such an act was passed, declaring the African slave trade to be piracy, and annexing to it the penalty denounced against this crime by the common law of nations." 25 pp. Disbound government document, string-tied together with white paper cover over spine. Document edges are slightly chipped, small tears to top and bottom near spine. Pages are browning, some foxing spots, text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
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5 Drisler, Henry REMARKS ON BISHOP HOPKINS' LETTER ON THE BIBLE VIEW OF SLAVERY
1863 Wraps Very Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 3/4" 
Dr. Henry Disler, who is considered the first dean of Columbia College, was firmly against slavery and wrote this refutation of Episcopal Bishop John Henry Hopkins' book "The Bible View of Slavery." 20 pp. Water stain on top corner of document, and paper wrap has small tear along edge. Some minor foxing, but it does not interfere with text. Document in Very Good condition. 
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6 Fillmore, Millard MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE PROPOSED EMPLOYMENT, IN THE BRITISH WEST INDIAN COLONIES, OF FREE BLACKS FROM THE UNITED STATES
Washington Hamilton, Print. 1852 Paperbound Very Good Government Document Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
32d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 29. British West Indies. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and ordered to be printed. January 13, 1852. 4 pp. Disbound government document in VG condition. 
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7 House of Representatives AFRICAN SLAVE-TRADE
Washington Blair & Rives, Print 1844 Paperbound Very Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
28th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 469. May 4, 1844 -- Read, and laid upon the table. "Report: The Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom was referred the petition of the American Colonization Society and others, respectfully report:..." 5 pp. Disbound government document. Blank back page. Chipping along spine edge. Creasing to bottom page corners. Browning along page edges, some foxing marks. Document in VG condition. 
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8 House of Representatives EMANCIPATION AND COLONIZATION [To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 576.]
Washington Government Printing Office 1862 Paperbound Very Good- Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
37th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 148. July 16, 1862. -- Ordered to be printed. Report from the select committee on emancipation, as well as an appendix with a Message from the President (Abraham Lincoln) in Relation to Co-Operating with any State for the Gradual Abolishment of Slavery. 83 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine edge, creasing. Document is browning along edges, foxing marks. Back pages are very brown along edges, some chipping to back page edges. Bottom corner creased and feels "wrinkled" to the touch. Text easily legible. Important historical document in VG- condition. 
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9 House of Representatives INDEMNITIES FOR SLAVES ON BOARD THE COMET AND ENCOMIUM (To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 483)
Washington Government Printing Office 1842 Paperbound Good+ Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
27th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 242. June 10, 1842. Laid before the House by the chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means, and ordered to be printed. 5 pp. Blank back page. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, some creasing. Front page is slightly separated from rest of document. Heavy foxing/browning on pages, text still easily legible. Corners creased. Document in Good+ condition. 
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10 House of Representatives KANSAS CONSTITUTION
Washington Government Printing Office 1858 Paperbound Very Good Kansas Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
35th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 377. May 11, 1858 -- Ordered to be printed. ..."'concerning the constitution framed at Lecompton, in the Territory of Kansas, by a convention of delegates thereof, and the papers accompanying the same,' with instructions 'to inquire into all the facts connected with the formation of said constitution, and the laws under which the same originated; and into all such facts and proceedings as have transpired since the formation of said constitution having relation to the question or propriety of the admission of said Territory into the Union under said constitution ; and whether the same is acceptable and satisfactory to the majority of legal voters of Kansas,'"... 319 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Holes from book binding along spine edge. Some browning to pages, particularly between pages 97-113. Light foxing. Bottom page corner torn from pg. 145-46. Document is tight and in VG condition. 
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11 House of Representatives LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING, IN OBEDIENCE TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, OF THE 31ST ULTIMO, INFORMATION IN RELATION TO THE ILLICIT INTRODUCTION OF SLAVES INTO THE UNITED STATES
Washington Gales & Seaton 1820 Paper Covers Very Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
With a Statement of the Measures Which Have Been Taken to Prevent the Same. Doc. No 42. January 13, 1820. Read, and ordered to lie on the table. 12 pp. Stiff gray paper covers. Light rubbing to edges, creasing to spine edge. Document is browning and has foxing from age, but text is easily legible. Uncut edge to title page. Document in VG condition. Important people mentioned within document include Secretary of the Treasury Wm. H. Crawford; Speaker of the House Henry Clay. 
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12 House of Representatives MEMORIAL OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS, UPON THE SUBJECT OF THE FOREIGN SLAVETRADE
Washington Globe Office 1840 Paper Cover Very Good- Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
26th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 211. May 18, 1840. Referred to the Committee on Commerce. 3 pp. Disbound government document. Information about the African slaves landing on the coasts of Brazil, Cuba and Puerto Rico. Chipping and creasing to spine edge, browning to other page edges. Pages are starting to separate. Document is VG-. 
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13 House of Representatives REPORT OF MR. KENNEDY, OF MARYLAND, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE MEMORIAL OF THE FRIENDS OF AFRICAN COLONIZATION, ASSEMBLED IN CONVENTION IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, MAY, 1842.
Washington Gales and Seaton 1843 Boards Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" Fold Out Map 
To Which is Appended, a Collection of the Most Interesting Papers on the Subject of African Colonization, and the Commerce, Etc., of Western Africa, Together with all the Diplomatic Correspondence Between the United States and Great Britain, on the Subject of the African Slave Trade. African Colonization -- Slave Trade -- Commerce. 27th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 283. February 28, 1843. Printed by Order of the House of Representatives. 1088 pp. Marbled board with leather spine. Covers in Poor condition with front cover completely removed from rest of document, corners are bent and rubbed to boards, edges worn, scuffing to cover faces, leather spine is dry and cracking, title bar is missing and section of bottom spine gone exposing interior. Ex. library stamp on front and back inside covers. First two blank endpapers are separated from rest of book. Small tear on title page. Fold-out map has foxing, but otherwise in VG condition. Interior pages are browning along edges and has foxing throughout. Book in Good condition. 
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14 House of Representatives RESOLUTIONS OF THE LEGISLATURE OF VIRGINIA, RELATIVE TO SLAVERY AND THE "WILMOT PROVISO"
Tippin & Streeper 1849 Paperbound Good+ Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
Slavery. 30th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Miscellaneous No. 56. February 26, 1849. Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. 3 pp. Disbound government document. Pages separated from each other. Chipping, small pin holes and creasing along spine edge. Some small foxing spots, pages browning along edges. Lower corner creased. Document in Good+ condition. 
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15 House of Representatives SLAVERY IN THE TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO. [TO ACCOMPANY BILL H. R. NO. 64]
Washington Government Printing Office 1860 Paper Cover Good+ New Mexico Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
36th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 508. May 10, 1860.--Ordered to be printed. "The Judiciary Committee, having had under consideration the bill referred to them entitiled 'A bill to repeal all acts of the legislature of New Mexico authorizing slavery or i nvoluntary servitude, except as punishment for crime,' report the same back to the House of Representatives, with an amendment that the same pass, and that it be put upon its passage;..." 39 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding remains on spine edge, spine is creased with some small string-binding holes present. Document pages are browning along edges with some chipping, some corners are creased, small foxing spots present. Text is easily legible. Document in Good+ to VG- condition. 
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16 House of Representatives SPEECH OF HON. G. CLAY SMITH, OF KY., ON THE CONFISCATION BILL. DELIVERED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FEB. 5, 1864.
1864 Paperbound Good Civil War Size: Approx. 5 " x 8 1/2" 
"The House having under consideration the joint resolution to amend the act to suppress insurrection, to punish treason and rebellion, to seize and confiscate the property of rebels, and for other purposes, Mr. Smith said:" 8 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along spine edge, and same edge is creased with small chips. Paper is browning and foxing, but text is easily legible. Document in Good condition. 
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17 House of Representatives THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, TO WHOM WERE REFERRED SUNDRY PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, AND THE RESOLUTIONS OF SEVERAL LEGISLATURES OF DIFFERENT STATES, IN RELATION TO THE COLONIZATION OF PERSONS OF COLOR...
Washington Government Printing Office 1832 Paperbound Good+ Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
...Have Had All the Said Documents Under Their Consideration, and Now Beg Leave to Report That They Have Not Been Able to Discover, in the Several Petitions, Memorials and Resolutions, to Them Referred, Any Precise and Common Object, Which the Different Applicants Desire Should Be Accomplished, By the Exertion of the Legislative Powers of Congress. In the Senate of the United States. April 28. 1828. 22d Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 277. February 7, 1832. Printed by order of the House of Representatives. 13 pp. Disbound government document. Chipping and creasing to spine edge. Tears to first page, text is easily legible on both sides of paper. Pages are browning, some small foxing spots. Pages are starting to separate along spine edge. Document in Good+ condition. 
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18 Lincoln, Abraham MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A COPY OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE
Washington Government Printing Office 1862 Paperbound Very Good Slavery Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
37th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 57. June 10, 1862 -- Read, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. Copy of treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom to outlaw the slave trade conducted on the coast of Africa. 15 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing, small chips to spine edge. Pages are browning along edge, some foxing marks, top corner is creased. Document in VG condition. Scarce. 
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19 Marsh, Leonard A BAKE-PAN. FOR THE DOUGH-FACES.
Burlington, Vermont C. Goodrich 1854 Wraps Good - Slavery Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" 
By One of Them (Attributed to Leonard Marsh). Essay written about slavery, particularly focused on the northern United States. 64 pp. Paper wraps with image of a face in a pot over a burning fire on front. Document in Good- condition with browning to page edges, chipping to corners and edges, creasing and small tears. Areas of spine exposed. Mild foxing throughout document. Pages unevenly cut, which causes the tears and chipping. Text easily legible and not affected. Document in Good- condition. Sabin 2816. 
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20 McKinney, David THE UNION PRESERVED, OR THE LAW-ABIDING CHRISTIAN.
Philadelphia William F. Geddes 1851 Wraps Good - Slavery Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" 
"Let the sentiments of sober-minded men throughout the community, and the fixedness of Christian principle in our various churches by duly known, and agitators, whether at the North or South, will grow calm, and good men who may be entrusted with public affairs, will be encouraged." 27 pp. Disbound with paper wraps. Mold on front pages, foxing and browning throughout document. Top corner of front page has been torn away. Overall document in Good- condition. 
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