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Nathaniel P. Tallmadge was a leading figure in nineteenth-century New York and Wisconsin politics, gaining national prominence during the 1836 slavery debates with Calhoun in defense of the freedom to petition Congress. He was appointed Wisconsin's territorial governor in 1844.
The Tallmadge Papers reproduced on microfilm contain correspondence, speeches and writings that document fifty turbulent and formative years in the history of the United States.
“These testimonies take the historical stories out of the realm of history and place them in the realm of the human.”
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.