Select Committee of Thirty-Three of the House of Representatives

A select committee formed via resolution in reference to the 1860 annual President's Message tasked with examining the condition of the union, exploring the slavery question, and offering solutions to the crisis of secession. The committee was designed to contain one member from each State.

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The committee is created via a House resolution and the members are appointed.

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The Committee refers the majority report and all related legislation.

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