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Another Review of Judge [Jeremiah S.] Black. The Rights of the Federal Government and the States in the Territories. Judge Black's Theory Examined. New York Times, undated editorial, 1859, arguing against Attorney General Black's legal opinion that once a territory becomes a state, its state constitution must impose slavery to protect the property rights of slaveholders, even if the people of the territory had voted to exclude slavery
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber

    "N.Y. Times," written in ink at the top of the first page

  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Fair/poor, yellowed, brittle, some frayed and torn
    edges
  • Numbered Pages – 10 newspaper columns
  • Scannable – No, binding is too fragile
  • LC Call Number – The Library of Congress has the New York Times on
    microfilm, but with some gaps
  • OCLC Number– none
  • Other copies reported – On microfilm from the New York Public Library
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping pasted to blank pages. Bound together with other pamphlets and clippings in a volume with the spine title, "Douglas & Black on Popular Sovereignty."

Appendix to Judge Black's Pamphlet, [Observations on Senator Douglas's Views of Popular Sovereignty]. The Constitution, Washington City, October 6, 1859
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Poor, yellowed, brittle, frayed
  • Numbered Pages – 7 newspaper columns
  • Scannable – No, binding is too fragile
  • LC Call Number – Newspaper Microfilm, 3032 (for Constitution, Washington City)
  • OCLC Number – 8804535 (for microfilm of the newspaper, The Constitution, Washington City)
  • Other copies reported – WorldCat lists the microfilm of this newspaper in 9 libraries in the United States
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping pasted to blank pages. Bound together with other pamphlets and clippings in a volume with the spine title, "Douglas & Black on Popular Sovereignty."

The Authority of the Supreme Court. Author not given. Unidentified newspaper datelined Washington, May 26, 1860
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Fair, folded, some brittleness and yellowing
  • Numbered Pages – unnumbered
  • Scannable – not yet determined
  • LC Call Number – none
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – none
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping loose in a manila envelope in Box 14 in this collection. Originally found in Box 1 in this collection, in the book, "Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford, by Benjamin C. Howard, 1857"

Black box inscribed Hartford Convention 1863
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Very poor. Brittle book containing newspaper
    clippings. Some clippings have glue bleed through.
  • Numbered Pages – unnumbered
  • Scannable – not yet determined
  • LC Call Number – none
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – none
  • Notes

    In English. Commencement book used to glue newspaper clippings regarding Hartford Convention. Democratic state convention and speech by former governor. Handwritten note inserted.

Black box inscribed Newspaper Clippings 1859 1860
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Very poor. Brittle newspaper clippings. Unbound.
    Folded
  • Numbered Pages – unnumbered
  • Scannable – not yet determined
  • LC Call Number – none
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – none
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clippings. The Charleston Tri-Week from 24 December 1859. (Highlight of articles pertaining to Mr. Pope of St. Helena regarding geological survey of state.) The Charleston Mercury from 10 February 1860. The Daily South Carolinian from 2 December 1859. (Highlight of article titled Remarks of Mr. Pope, of St. Helena In Favor of Appropriation for a Geological Survey of the State, on a motion to lay the same on the table.) Spine of black box containing items says "NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS."

The Diversity of Origin of the Human Races. From the Christian Examiner for July, 1850
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber

    Handwritten commentary by Francis Lieber, pasted to the front page

  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Fair, pages yellowed, creased, some brittleness
  • Numbered Pages – 36
  • Scannable – not yet determined
  • LC Call Number – GN356.A35
  • OCLC Number – 9625336
  • Other copies reported – Bishop Museum Library, Honolulu; Harvard
    University; National Library of Medicine; Princeton University; Cleveland
    Health Sciences Library; Washington and Lee University
  • Notes

    In English. The author's full name is not given but signed with the initials L.A.

Mr. [Stephen A.] Douglas and Dr. [William M.] Gwin. Why Was Senator Douglas Excluded from the Committee on Territories. Letter from Mr. Douglas to California. To the Editors [replying to a speech by Gwin, printed in this newspaper on July 16, 1859, in which Gwin attacked Douglas for opposing a proposed state constitution that would have imposed slavery in Kansas]. The National, San Francisco, 1859
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Fair/poor, considerable yellowing, some brittleness
  • Numbered Pages – 6 1/2 newspaper columns
  • Scannable – No, binding is too fragile
  • LC Call Number – Some earlier issues are available on microfilm, but
    not any issues past May 1859
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – none
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping pasted to blank pages. Bound together with other pamphlets and clippings in a volume with the spine title, "Douglas & Black on Popular Sovereignty."

History Vindicated: A Letter to the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas on His "Harper" Essay. Undated open letter, New York Tribune, [1859?], arguing that slavery should be excluded from any territory, whether the people of that territory vote for it or not. Douglas' position was that slavery should be permitted where the people vote for it and excluded where the people vote against it
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Poor, yellowed, brittle, frayed
  • Numbered Pages – 7 1/2 newspaper columns
  • Scannable – No, binding is too fragile
  • LC Call Number – The Library of Congress has the New York Tribune on
    microfilm, but with some gaps
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – On microfilm from the New York Public Library
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping pasted to blank pages. Bound together with other pamphlets and clippings in a volume with the spine title, "Douglas & Black on Popular Sovereignty."

Latest Foreign News. Spain. Bombardment of Alicante by the Insurgent Iron-Clads--They Haul Off in a Damaged Condition. Unidentified newspaper [Times of London?], dateline: Madrid, September 27 [1873]
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others

    "1873" written in the margin

  • Physical Condition – Fair
  • Numbered Pages – unnumbered
  • Scannable – not yet determined
  • LC Call Number – none
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – none
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping loose in a manila envelope in Box 14 in this collection. Originally found in Box 6 in this collection, in the book, "Das Moderne Volkerrecht der Civilisirten Staten als Rechtsbuch Dargestellt by J.C. Bluntschli, Second edition, 1872"

Newspaper clipping from an unidentified newspaper of 1862. Gen. Toombs's Cotton Crop. [Reprint of a telegram from the Committee of Public Safety in Cuthbert, Georgia, ordering Robert Toombs, then a general of a Georgia military brigade in Virginia, and formerly the first Secretary of State of the Confederacy, to grow less cotton and donate his slaves to the committee, for the defense of the Chattahoochee River; and a reprint of Toombs' refusal, dated June 11, 1862, on the grounds that the committee had no right to rob him of his property]
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Fair, some yellowing
  • Numbered Pages – unnumbered
  • Scannable – not yet determined
  • LC Call Number – none
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – none
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping loose in a manila envelope, in Box 14 in this collection. Originally found in Box 4 in this collection, in the book, "Chief Points in the Laws of War and Neutrality, Search and Blockade, by John Fraser MacQueen, 1862"

Newspaper clippings from the National Intelligencer, Washington, D.C., June and July, 1859, on naturalization and expatriation, particularly on the rights or lack of rights of naturalized citizens to voluntarily serve in the army of their country of origin
  • Inserts, fold–out pages

    Letter, loose inside the front cover, from Okey Johnson to G. Norman Lieber, dated March 23, 1859, arguing against the right of voluntary expatriation

  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber

    Handwritten notes on a piece of paper loose inside the front cover, by G. Norman Lieber, on naturalization

  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Poor, binding is broken and coming apart, pages are yellowed and brittle, some are loose, some are crumbling
  • Numbered Pages – unnumbered
  • Scannable – not yet determined
  • LC Call Number – Newspaper Microfilm 1540 (for the National Intelligencer, Washington, D.C)
  • OCLC Number – 10202373 (for the National Intelligencer, Washington, D.C.)
  • Other copies reported – WorldCat lists the newspaper, the National
    Intelligencer, in 238 libraries throughout the United States and one at the University of Oxford
  • Notes

    In English. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings. The clippings are pasted to the pages of a book, "Inaugural Addresses. Columbia College. February 1858," but the title of the book is irrelevant. The pages of the book are used as backing for the clippings. The book is in a slipcase with the spine title, "Notebook of Francis Lieber Filled With Newspaper Clipping." The spine title erroneously attributes the scrapbook to Francis Lieber when in fact it belongs to G. Norman Lieber

Newspaper clippings from the New York Times, 1904
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Too poor to handle, brittle, yellowed, crumbles in the hand
  • Numbered Pages – unnumbered
  • Scannable – not yet determined
  • LC Call Number – none
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – none
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clippings loose in a manila envelope in Box 14 in this collection. Originally found in Box 1 in this collection, in the book, "The Use of the Army in Aid of the Civil Power, by G. Norman Lieber, 1898"

Hon. Reverdy Johnson vs. the Decision of the Supreme Court of the Dred Scott Case. Extended letter to The Constitution, Washington City, undated, signed with only the letter "C.," arguing that under the Dred Scott decision, Congress cannot prohibit slavery in Kansas even if the people there vote to do so
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Fair, some yellowing, brittleness, frayed edges
  • Numbered Pages – 2 newspaper columns
  • Scannable – No, binding is too fragile
  • LC Call Number – none
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – none
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping pasted to blank pages. Bound together with other pamphlets and clippings in a volume with the spine title, "Douglas & Black on Popular Sovereignty."

Hon. Stephen A. Douglas at Wooster [Ohio]. 15,000 People Present. Enthusiastic Reception Along the Route. 10,000 Persons Meet Him at the Depot. Signed, "H.S.W." Special Dispatch to the Cincinnati Enquirer, September 16 [1859]
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Fair, some yellowing, brittleness
  • Numbered Pages – 4 newspaper columns
  • Scannable – No, binding is too fragile
  • LC Call Number – The Library of Congress does not have the microfilm for 1859 of this newspaper
  • OCLC Number – 7965937 (for the microfilm of this newspaper)
  • Other copies reported – WorldCat lists 9 libraries in the United States as holding the microfilm for this newspaper but it is not clear if they have the 1859 issues
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping pasted to blank pages. Bound together with other pamphlets and clippings in a volume with the spine title, "Douglas & Black on Popular Sovereignty."

Senator Douglas's Last Effort. Rejoinder to Senator Douglas's Last [on Popular Sovereignty in the Territories]. Signed, "J.S.B." The Constitution, Washington City, November 3, 1859
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber

    Handwritten commentary by Francis Lieber, pasted to the front page

  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Poor, yellowed, brittle, frayed
  • Numbered Pages – 6 1/2 newspaper columns
  • Scannable – No, binding is too fragile
  • LC Call Number – Newspaper Microfilm, 3032 (for Constitution, Washington City)
  • OCLC Number – 8804535 (for microfilm of the newspaper, The Constitution, Washington City)
  • Other copies reported – WorldCat lists the microfilm of this newspaper in 9 libraries in the United States
  • Notes

    In English. Newspaper clipping pasted to blank pages. Bound together with other pamphlets and clippings in a volume with the spine title, "Douglas & Black on Popular Sovereignty."

Vossiche Berlinische Zeitungen, Vom Juli Bis Dezember 1812.
  • Inserts, fold–out pages – none
  • Inscriptions to Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Francis Lieber – none
  • Handwritten Notations by Others – none
  • Physical Condition – Poor. Brittle pages, frayed page edges, stains
    on pages.
  • Numbered Pages – 800-1000?
  • Scannable – not yet determined
  • LC Call Number – none
  • OCLC Number – none
  • Other copies reported – none
  • Notes

    In German. Handwritten note on first page "Voshische Berlinische Zeitungen Vom October, November & December Jahr 1812." Cover says "Vossische Berlinishe Zeitungen Vom Juli Bis Dezember 1812."

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