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Date Original

1861 January 24

Description

Letter from Sabin Hough in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Governor Henry M. Rector. Hough urges Rector to cooperate in preventing secession by distributing literature and encouraging other southern states to return to the Union.

Transcription

[Page 1] 1861
Sabin Hough
To
Gov. Rector
Ark.
Cincinnati Jan 24th, 1861.
Gov Rector,
Sir,
This article you may
have seen, as it is being circulated
somewhat widely
Your Excellency
will see at a glance the char-
-acter of the remedyed purpose
for the great and terrible
troubles that now afflict our
nation and are each day
becoming more alarming.
These Southern states
that have not yet gave out
can save the union if they
will at once invite the others
to come back and write with
them in a joint declaration
[Page 2] -of the only terms on which
they will remain. Let these
terms be what I have here
proposed and they will
be accepted. The remedy will
be hard to swallow but it
will be taken and when

Physical Description

Letter, 2 pages, 8" x 5"

Subjects

Correspondence; War; Civil War; Governors; Secession

Contributor

Sabin Hough

Geographical Area

Cincinnati, Hamilton County (Ohio); Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000132, Series II, Item 56

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Kie Oldham collection, MS.000132

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Sabin Hough to Governor Henry M. Rector, Kie Oldham collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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