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Catalog Number 2003.007.0004
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content This article is a transcription of a speech given by Henry Clay on the floor of the Senate, defending and elaborating his "American System" in comparison to the British colonial system. This speech was given around the time of the 1832 campaign for President in which Clay was a candidate and for which a ballot appears alongside this article.
Creator Clay, Henry
Title "Speech in Defence of the American System Against the British Colonial System"

in the Dover Enquirer (Dover, New Hampshire)
Collection Henry Clay Memorial Foundation