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From the Wilmot Proviso to the Compromise of 1850


Southern letters against the Wilmot Proviso

"A Voice from the South": This document contained letters from the states against the Wilmot Proviso.

CREDIT: "A voice from the South: comprising Letters from Georgia to Massachusetts, and to the southern states. With an appendix containing an article from the Charleston mercury on the Wilmot proviso ..." Authorship attributed to Augustus Baldwin Longstreet [1790-1870]; cf. Davidson, J. W., The living writers of the South, 1869, p. 340; and Wade, J. D., Augustus Baldwin Longstreet, 1924, p. 285 and index. Baltimore, Western Continent Press, 1847 [1848]. Library of Congress, African American Pamphlet Collection. Digital I.D. (No Reproduction Number given): rbaapc 16300.

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