Speech of Hon. James C. Jones, of Tenn: On a Petition for the Repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law, Presented by Mr. Rockwell, from Massachusetts ... in the Senate of the United States, June 26, 1854
Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1854 - Fugitive slave law of 1850 - 11 pages
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Page 9 - But there is a point at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue, and that point was at last reached by the passage of the stamp act and the tax upon tea.
Page 4 - ... address issued by the anti-Nebraska members of Congress ; but he took occasion to denounce " such miserable miscreants as Parker, Phillips, and such kindred spirits ; " joined Batchelder and Joseph Warren as martyrs of liberty and law falling in the same great cause ; and denounced the memorial as " teeming with treason and reeking with the blood of an innocent victim.