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(1836) Gag Rule/Pinckney Resolution 3

Resolved, That all petitions, memorials, resolutions, propositions, or papers, relating in any way or to any extent whatever to the subject of slavery, or the abolition of slavery, shall, without being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon.

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The Library of Congress American Memory,  U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1174-1874,p. 882-883, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/hlawquery.html
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