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Rare silk broadside of President Jackson?s 1832 Nullification Proclamation
n.p., [1832-1833] Broadside ?President Jackson?s Proclamation,? one page, 17.5? x 25.5? (visible). Washington, December 10, 1832. Ornately bordered. On silk. Matted and framed to 21.75? x 29.75?. There are minimal defects including a small moth hole beneath the ?N? of ?President,? almost imperceptible light yellowing in the lower portion, and light waving of the silk. Fine condition. From the Library of Congress: ?On December 10, 1832, President Andrew Jackson issued a proclamation to the people of South Carolina that disputed a states? right to nullify a federal law. Jackson?s proclamation was written in response to an ordinance issued by a South Carolina convention that declared that the tariff acts of 1828 and 1832 ?are unauthorized by the constitution of the United States, and violate the true meaning and intent thereof and are null, void, and no law, nor binding upon this State.? Led by John C. Calhoun, Jackson?s vice president at the time, the nullifiers felt that the tariff acts of 1828 and 183
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