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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Document Type

Text

Identifier

38383-F031-I008

Description

Letter from Governor Gilmer to Governor Kent regarding Maine's renewed refusal to extradite Captain Daniel Philbrook and First Mate Edward Kellerun.

"I cannot perceive in the reasons assigned by Your Excellency any sufficient justification for this determined denial to Georgia of a right secured by each State to the others, by contract clearly expressed in the Constitution and absolutely necessary to the well being of all."

Exact Creation Date

8-23-1838

Language

English

Other Location

Savannah, Georgia

Keywords

Atticus; Slavery; Fugitive Slave Laws; Extraditions

Disciplines

History | United States History

1838-08-23  Letter from Governor Gilmer to Governor Kent regarding Maine's renewed refusal to extradite


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