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29 May 1854



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District of Columbia

pages 529-539
Inventory no.: 4842

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End of official connection with Colonel B. Loss of Steamship CITY OF GLASGOW. Journey to Washington. Slavery debate in the House of Representatives (Nebraska Bill). Meeting with President Franklin Pierce. Comments on Jane Means Appleton Pierce. Debate on the Nebraska Bill in the Senate. Fete in honour of the Queen's birthday hosted by Sir John Feinnes Twistleton Crampton. Dinner with President Franklin Pierce. Dinner with Senator Hamilton Fish. Conclusion of the Reciprocity Treaty.

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