1. Creator/Author:
  2. Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 (10)

Letter from Salmon P. Chase to Charles Pettit McIlvaine

Creator:
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873
Collection:
Cabinet Members Collection
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Date of Original:
1862
Description:
Letter, 26.5 cm, addressing a number of topics related to the Civil War, including the Trent Affair and the prospect of war against England, the United States government's financial difficulties, collecting cotton at Port Royal, and considerations related to the rights of freed slaves and the suppression of the slave trade.
Subject:
McIlvaine, Charles Pettit, 1799-1873--Correspondence; Trent Affair, 1861; Slavery--Emancipation; United States--Department of the Treasury--History--19th century
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908301875
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908301875
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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