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United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Buchanan amnesty proclamation

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292827]
Identifier: Vault MSS 721
Scope and Contents

Printed proclamation dated 6 April 1858. The document offers free and full pardon to all participants in the "Utah Rebellion" who submit themselves to the authority of the federal government.

Dates: 1858 April 6

In discussion of the Walker-Paulding Resolutions

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489119]
Identifier: MSS 887
Scope and Contents

Handwritten copy of a speech delivered "In Senate" on 1 Feb. 1858 as part of a discussion relating to the "Walker-Paulding Resolutions in relation to Nicaragua." Britton talks about the relationship of the United States to Nicaragua. The issue appears to relate to William Walker's attempt to seize Nicaragua.

Dates: 1858