J. Allison Hardy Papers

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Broadside, Platform and Principles of the American Party of the U. States, Adopted in Convention at Philadelphia, June, 1855. Platform outlines fourteen planks of the American Party, formerly the Know-Nothing Party, including religion, patriotism, maintenance of the Union, obedience to the Constitution, revision of the immigration laws, modification of the naturalization laws, political reform, anti-Catholicism, legislative reform, restriction of executive patronage, free schools which unrestricted teaching of Christianity, maintenance of slavery laws, restraint in foreign relations and openness of the principles of the Party. Includes the American Party ticket for Mississippi offices: Chas.(Charles) D. Fontaine of Pontotoc for Governor; Fleming L. Swann of Hinds for Auditor of Public Accounts; R.S. Stith of Marshall for Treasurer; A. G. Horne of Clarke for Secretary of State, and Jno. (John) C. Carpenter of Hinds for Clerk, Superior Court of Chancery. Ad for Banner Job-Office Printing Service, Cash, McDowell & Kimbrough, Proprietors.

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ISBN

39-1

Publication Date

1855

Publisher

Columbus (Miss.): Banner Job-Office, [1855]

Time Period

1850-1859

Object Type

text

Format (original)

Document: 1 leaf ; 30.5 X 35.6 cm.

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ASERL_2010_0148

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Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, J. Allison Hardy papers

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Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

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Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

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Platform and Principles of the American Party, of the U. States, 1855

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