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Report of the Special Committee Appointed to Investigate the Troubles in Kansas; with Views of the Minority of Said Committee

Bleeding Kansas). U.S. Congress. House Committee

Published by Washington Cornelius Wendell, Printer 1856., 1856
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pp.[1]-[132]+[1]-1206. includes 2 reports, minutes & testimony. 8vo Majority Report pp.[1]-67; Minority Report pp.[68]-109;"Minutes of the Committee" pp.110-132; "The Testimony" pp.[1]-1206. Original blind-stamped cloth with bright spine gilt, light edge wear & cover spots, endpapers & endleaves browned, piece torn from the margin of one leaf not affecting text, an otherwise very good tight, clean copy. Series: House of Representatives, 34th Congress, 1st Session, Report No.200. Congrssional report on the tumultuous events surrounding the controversial question of Kansas statehood & the extension of slavery into the Territories, following the repeal of the 1820 Missouri Compromise by passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854. The events were a prelude to the Civil War. Cohen 10795 (lacks Erratum called for at p.132). 1st edition. Bookseller Inventory # 006550

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Title: Report of the Special Committee Appointed to...

Publisher: Washington Cornelius Wendell, Printer 1856.

Publication Date: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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