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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.
Contributor 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.
Subject 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.
Library of Congress Control Number
73179720
Language
English
Online Format
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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.
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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/.

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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/>.

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