\tˈɔːlmad͡ʒ], \tˈɔːlmadʒ], \t_ˈɔː_l_m_a_dʒ]\
Definitions of TALLMADGE, JAMES
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(1778-1853), represented New York in the U.S. Congress as a Democrat from 1817 to 1819. He proposed the exclusion of slavery from Missouri as a condition of its admission to the Union as a State, and delivered a widely popular speech in opposition to slavery. He was Lieutenant-Governor of New York from 1826 to 1827. He was one of the founders of the American Institute at New York and its president from 1831 to 1850.
By John Franklin Jameson