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McLanahan, James X. Speech of Mr. J. X. McLanahan, of Pennsylvania, on the Slave Question. Delivered in the House of Representatives, February 19, 1850. Washington, DC: Jno. T. Towers, 1850.
In an effort to generate more solidarity for the Union, James McLanahan suggests that the people of each state and territory should decide for themselves whether slavery should be permitted within their state.
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