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Date Original

1861 February 12

Description

Letter from J.D. McGee to David Williams discussing the Crittenden Compromise as well as President Lincoln's policies in relation to abolitionists.

Transcription

Pamona February 12th 1861
D.C Williams Esq.
My Dear Sir
The Union is safe??
Lincoln has come out with his authorised[sic] agents
averting his willingness to abide by the
Crittenden propositions to save the Union
Duglas Seward and others that have
been branded with abolition pro
-clivities are all at his back.
Therefore do not dispair we
shall have a Union yet [illegible]
as I hope upon a more lasting
foundation than we ever had
Consult the last Republican
and oblige most in truly your
friend J.D. McGee

Physical Description

Letter, 9.75" x 7.75"

Subjects

Correspondence; War; Political issues; Political activity; Civil War; Presidents

Contributor

J.D. McGee

Geographical Area

Pamona [probably Missouri]

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000086

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Clara Bertha Eno collection, MS.000086

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, J.D. McGee to David C. Williams, Clara Bertha Eno collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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