We the men, women and children of the old colony of the Virgin Mary

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    One-page circular letter from "the Men, Women and Children of the Old Colony of the Virgin Mary," petitioning Congress to settle the slavery issue by agreement that "slave laws shall not pass West over the Indian country." The petitioners also request each state have a four-year term in the offices of President and Vice-President.
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