1. Creator/Author:
  2. Mitchell, James, 1818-1903 (1)

Letter from James Mitchell to Richard W. Thompson

Creator:
Mitchell, James, 1818-1903
Collection:
Richard W. Thompson Collection
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Date of Original:
1877
Description:
Letter, 20.5 cm, marked "Private," on continued racial differences in the United States and the need for unity in the south, specifically suggesting the plan "proposed by Clay and Lincoln"; of returning African Americans to a settlement in Africa. Mitchell had been Commissioner of Emigration during Lincoln's administration and heavily involved in drafting plans for colonization.
Subject:
Thompson, Richard W. (Richard Wigginton), 1809-1900--Correspondence; African Americans--Colonization--Africa; Race relations--United States
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908302264
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908302264
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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