Gen. Quitman's nomination by the Democratic District Convention

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    Report of nomination of General John A. Quitman as Democractic candidate for Congress, made July 23, 1855 at Monticello, Mississippi. Includes texts by Quitman on his political views, including his support of slavery and states' rights, and the question of U.S. acquisition of Cuba as slaveholding territory.
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