Creator(s)

Maine Legislature

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Document Type

Text

Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

B011-F038

Description

This document represents Maine's legislative response to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States proposed by the State of Georgia dealing with runaway slaves. The proposed amendment stated that "no part of the Constitution of the United States ought to be construed, or shall be construed, to authorize the importation or ingress of any person of color into any one of the United states, contrary to the laws of such State."

Exact Creation Date

2-7-1824

Language

English

Location

Augusta; Kennebec County

Other Location

Georgia

Disciplines

African American Studies | History | Political History | United States History

1824 Resolve Disapproving Proposed Amendment by the State of Georgia


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