Category: <span>Gag orders in Congress</span>

A long accounting “To the People of Massachusetts”, from Cushing, telling of the gag-order regarding the anti-slavery petitions in Congress, dated Dec 22,1838, from Washington.

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Here is notice that a gag rule has been passed; there is not enough room to publish it this edition of the paper, but it is labeled as “more odious,…

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