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B132: Circular letter of Contraband Relief Society (St. Louis), February 1863

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Identifier: A0286-00157

Title: B132: Circular letter of Contraband Relief Society (St. Louis), February 1863

Description: Circular announces the formation of the Contraband Relief Society at St. Louis. The association aims “to do all in its power to alleviate the misfortunes and sufferings” of contrabands in the Mississippi River valley.

Rights:

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: 1863-02

Type(s): Letter
Folder

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Slaves
Civil War, 1861-1865
African Americans
Charity
Fugitive slaves

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