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Petition to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County, Nov. 1, 1838 .
  1. Petitioners request:
  2. 1. Texas not be admitted into the Union
  3. 2. Congress use its powers to end slavery
  4. 3. Right of petitioning not be enjoyed
  5. 4. No state be admitted into Union that allows slavery


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Petition to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County. Undated.
  1. Petitioners request:
  2. 1. No state be admitted into the Union that allows domestic slavery
  3. 2. Rejection of all proposals for annexation of Texas


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Petition to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County.
  1. Petitioners request:
  2. 1. Abolition of slavery and slave trade in District of Columbia
  3. 2. Abolition of slavery and slave trade in territories where they exist
  4. 3. Regulation of commerce among the States, so as to prohibit domestic slave trade


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Petition to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County, Nov. 1837 .
  1. Petitioners request:
  2. 1. Abolition of slavery in District of Columbia
  3. 2. Abolition of internal slave trade between the States


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Petition to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County, Sept. 1, 1835, Jan. 12, 1836, and undated.
  1. Petitioners request:
  2. Outlawing of slavery and slave trade in District of Columbia


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Petition to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County. Undated.
  1. Petitioners request:
  2. Abolition of Slavery and slave trade in territory of Florida


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Petition to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County. Undated.
  1. Petitioners request:
  2. Regulation of commerce among states, so as to prohibit domestic slave trade


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Petition to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County. Undated.
  1. Petitioners request:
  2. Nonadmittance to any new state to the Union whose constitution allows domestic slavery


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Petition to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County.
  1. Petition request:
  2. Recognition of Haiti as independent
  3. Establishment of diplomatic and commercial relations on same footing as favored nations


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Petitions (5) to Congress from Residents of Tompkins County.
  1. Petition marked in red "1a" - undated
  2. Petition marked in red "1b" - undated
  3. Petition marked in red "2a" - undated
  4. Petition marked in red "9a" - undated
  5. Petition marked in red "9c" - undated
  6. Petitions request rejection of any propositions to annex Texas


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Page from Trumansburg Advertiser newspaper ( Aug. 28, 1839 ). Content: Announcement of Whig meeting.
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Page from Trumansburg Advertiser newspaper ( Dec. 4, 1839 ). Content: List of officers for Tompkins County Colonization Society.
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Page from Trumansburg Advertiser newspaper ( Apr. 8, 1940 ). Content: 2 articles.
  1. 1. "Harrison and Reform" - Call for general meeting of Whigs
  2. 2. Untitled - Endorsement of Harrison - Tyler presidential ticket


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Page from The Flag newspaper ( July 13, 1848 ). Content:
  1. 1. Call for Democrats to rally
  2. 2. Two political poems


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Letter "To the Free Soil Whigs," Oct. 25, 1849 (3 pages). Content:
  1. Call for party unity by party regulars. They want a unified party to combat the victories of the Loco Focoi Party


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Two town assessments: Ithaca, Nov. 20, 1841 ; Towns in Tompkins County, 1849 (Note: Though these two items are includedin the same folder, they may not be related to one another).
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Statistics concerning the Presbyterian Church, 1843 (2 pages).
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Tompkins County Election Returns, Nov. 30, 1836-Nov. 22, 1848 . Folder contains returns for various town, county, state, and federal elections held during this period. Articles from Ithaca Daily Chronicle and Ithaca Journal.
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Articles on slavery, abolition, and colonization, Apr. 5, 1837-Apr. 18, 1838. Folder contains assorted articles on the issues surrounding slavery. Articles from Ithaca Daily Chronicle and The Ithaca Journal and Herald.
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Residents of Tompkins County call meeting to discuss fiscal problems they believe caused by politicians in Albany. Article appears in May 7, 1834Ithaca Daily Chronicle.
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1845 census for Tompkins County and New York State. Articles from the Ithaca Journal.
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Listing of New York State Senate districts, Dec. 1845 . Article from Ithaca Journal is incomplete.
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Call for county meeting of Democrats. Article from Sept. 16, 1840Ithaca Journal.
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Announcements of Free Soil meetings, July 26-Sept. 27, 1848 . Articles from Ithaca Journal.
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Listing of 1848 Democratic nominations for federal, state, and local offices. Article from Oct. 25, 1848 Ithaca Journal.