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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

318374

Description

A 51-foot scroll signed by Sarah Plummer and other women of Maine protesting Maine legislature denial of their right to submit petitions in favor of the abolition of slavery, and stating that such denial is unconstitutional and an abridgment of freedom of speech.

See also #21322 (Resolve Relating to Right of Petition)

Broad Creation Date

1841

Language

English

Location

Kennebec County; Augusta

Other Location

Washington, D.C.

Disciplines

History | Political History | Social History | United States History | Women's History

1841  Scroll Petition Protesting Denial of Right of Petition and Freedom of Speech Regarding Abolition


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