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Freedmen—Southern States—History—19th century--Sources.

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Chandler, John Lincoln, Letter to Elliott C. Cowdin Concerning Financing the Memphis Daily Post, 1866 March 7

 Item — Box 8: [Barcode: 32101070780075]
Scope and Contents

A letter from John Lincoln Chandler (Memphis, TN), to New York businessman Elliott C. Cowdin (New York), a cousin by marriage, seeking financial support for The Memphis Daily Post (later Evening Post), a Republican newspaper for African Americans founded in January 1866 by General John Eaton, former Commissioner of the Freedman's Bureau.

Dates: 1866 March 7