Speech of Mr. Hemphill, on the Missouri Question. In the House of Representatives of the U. States.
27pp. 8vo, disbound; (browning of text). (N.p., 1819). First Edition
Speech by the Pennsylvanian Congressman in support of an anti-slavery amendment during the Missouri Statehood debate. The amendment would have allowed slavery in Missouri, but the offspring of slaves there would become free. The amendment was defeated. S&S 48206
Edition: First Edition