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Letter signed William [William G. Eliot], St. Louis, to Brother, January 14, 1863

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Identifier: D03885

Title: Letter signed William [William G. Eliot], St. Louis, to Brother, January 14, 1863

Description: Discusses Senator Henderson's Bill to end slavery and urges his brother to support it and see that it gets through the Senate and the House, discusses Missouri as a strategic center for the Union, claims that the abolition of slavery in Missouri would be a huge blow to the South and a major advantage for the Union.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: 1863-01-14

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Eliot, William Greenleaf, 1811-1887

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Politics and government
Slavery
African Americans
Slavery, abolition, and emancipation

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