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Book/Printed Material Memorial of thirty thousand disfranchised citizens of Philadelphia, to the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives.

[ Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection copy ]

About this Item

Title

  • Memorial of thirty thousand disfranchised citizens of Philadelphia, to the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives.

Summary

  • A petition to the Pennsylvania State Legislature by free black citizens of Philadelphia protesting their disenfranchised status as a result of the city's Convention of 1832. Included are testimonials about the fitness and fidelity of African American troops, etc., indicating that blacks deserve better treatment and the right to vote.

Names

  • Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate.
  • Pennsylvania. General Assembly. House of Representatives.
  • Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia, Printed for the Memorialists, 1855.

Headings

  • -  African Americans--Suffrage--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site, and on microfilm.
  • -  Replace; LC copy 1 under JK1929.P4M38 replaced by preservation microfilm.

Medium

  • 19 p. 21 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • JK1929.P4 M38
  • Microfilm 57926 JK
  • E449 .D16 vol. 26, no. 8 Another copy.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 73179720

Online Format

  • image
  • online text
  • pdf

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate, Pennsylvania. General Assembly. House Of Representatives, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Memorial of thirty thousand disfranchised citizens of Philadelphia, to the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives. Philadelphia, Printed for the Memorialists, 1855. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/73179720/.

APA citation style:

Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate, Pennsylvania. General Assembly. House Of Representatives & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1855) Memorial of thirty thousand disfranchised citizens of Philadelphia, to the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives. Philadelphia, Printed for the Memorialists. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/73179720/.

MLA citation style:

Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate, Pennsylvania. General Assembly. House Of Representatives, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. Memorial of thirty thousand disfranchised citizens of Philadelphia, to the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives. Philadelphia, Printed for the Memorialists, 1855. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/73179720/>.