(1836) Gag Rule/Pinckney Resolution 3

James K. Polk
James K. Polk, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1911
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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.