Conscientious objectors: Madison pardons Quakers, 1816

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James Monroe to Thomas Rutter, November 13, 1816, on the Quakers’ petition for a

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Slave auction catalog from Louisiana, 1855

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“178 Sugar and Cotton Plantation Slaves!” J. A. Beard & May, New Orleans, LA, 1855, p. 1. (GLC09340)On March 13 and 14, 1855, the firm of J. A.

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Phillis Wheatley’s poem on tyranny and slavery, 1772

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“To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth” by Phillis Wheatley, in Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, London, 1773, page 73.</p />
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The Haymarket Affair, 1886

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Dyer D. Lum, A Concise History of the Great Trial of the Chicago Anarchists in 1886 (Chicago: Socialistic Publishing Society, [1886]), Title Page. (GLC05640)

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John Adams describes George Washington’s ten talents, 1807

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John Adams to Benjamin Rush, November 11, 1807. (GLC00424)

John Adams to Benjamin Rush, November 11, 1807. (GLC00424)
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Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1863

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“Thanksgiving-Day,” by Thomas Nast, Harper’s Weekly, December 5, 1863. (Gilder Lehrman Collection)

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Receipt for land purchased from the Six Nations, 1769

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Receipt for land purchased from Six Nations by Pennsylvania, 1769. (GLC02548)

Receipt for land purchased from Six Nations by Pennsylvania, 1769. (GLC02548)
Receipt for land purchased from Six Nations by Pennsylvania, 1769. (GLC02548)
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A report from Spanish California, 1776

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Fernando de Rivera y Moncada to Antonio de Bucareli y Ursua, October 20, 1776.

Fernando de Rivera y Moncada to Antonio de Bucareli y Ursua, October 20, 1776.
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A plea to defend the Alamo, 1836

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William Barret Travis, “To the Citizens of Texas,” February 24, 1836. (GLC)

William Barret Travis, “To the Citizens of Texas,” February 24, 1836. (GLC)
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The Whiskey Rebellion, 1794

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Alexander Hamilton to Governor Thomas Mifflin, September 20, 1794. (GLC07920)

Alexander Hamilton to Governor Thomas Mifflin, September 20, 1794. (GLC07920)
Alexander Hamilton to Governor Thomas Mifflin, September 20, 1794. (GLC07920)
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