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Letter signed F.P. Blair, Silver Spring, to Wm. H. Faequhar [William H. Faequhar] and others, March 17, 1856

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Identifier: D02236

Title: Letter signed F.P. Blair, Silver Spring, to Wm. H. Faequhar [William H. Faequhar] and others, March 17, 1856

Description: Explains his position on the South and his reasons for giving an address at the Pittsburgh Convention to prevent the dissent about slavery from growing into a civil war. States his opinion that it is slavery which keeps the Southern states in poverty and dependence. Includes typed transcription.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1856-03-17

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876

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

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