The Proceedings of a Meeting Held at Portland, Me., August 15, 1835, by the Friends of the Union and the Constitution, on the Subject of Interfering at the North and East with the Relations of Master and Slave at the South

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1835 - Slavery - 8 pages
 

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Page 7 - Palladium of your political safety and prosperity; watching for its preservation with jealous anxiety; discountenancing whatever may suggest even a suspicion that it can in any event be abandoned; and indignantly frowning upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our country from the rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link together the various parts.
Page 6 - RESOLVED, That It is the bounden and sacred duty of good citizens of every State, carefully and scrupulously to avoid all interference and attempts to interfere, and all manifestations of any intention or wish to interfere, with the peculiar interests, concerns, laws and domestic policy of every other State in the Union; and that all such acts of interference, where they tend to disturb the quiet, to alienate...

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