November 30, 1849 Here is a memorial to the House and Senate of Massachusetts, calling for a repeal of all laws which enforce the observance of a day of the…

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December 7, 1849 The Roberts case has just been argued before the Mass. Supreme Court.  “…if the Bill of Rights in this State be not a dead letter, and the…

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December 14, 1849 From the Boston Courier of Dec. 5, is an account of the arguments presented to the Court re. the Roberts case.  The arguments made by Charles Sumner…

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December 14, 1849 Writing from London, Nov 23, 1849, Brown addresses his former master, Capt. Enoch Price, of St. Louis, Mo.  His closing paragraph includes:  “I will not yield to…

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December 14, 1849 A petition calls for the State legislature to grant the vote to women.  The editor includes a preface saying that “the denial of the elective franchise to…

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