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Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, 1861 May 1-1885 April 15

Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of over 3000 miscellaneous items of primarily American literary, historical, and political figures, including business and personal letters, cards, manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and official documents (deeds, wills, bonds, etc.). This miscellaneous collection provides a way of locating small accessions of material that are not part of the Manuscripts Division's provenance-based or topical collections. The collection includes documents from United...
Dates: 1861 May 1-1885 April 15

Hopper, Edward W., Letter to George from St. Helena Island, South Carolina, 1862 September 25

 Item — Box 24: [Barcode: 32101070780232]
Scope and Contents Consists of a seven-page letter from Edward W. Hopper (1839-1901), then a lieutenant in the Union Army, which provides a detailed accounting of Major General Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel's views on the need for the North to unite around the abolition of slavery. Hopper also discusses his hope that "increasing anti-slavery public sentiment" would enable the Lincoln Administration to "adopt a distinct policy" with regard to abolition. Hopper wrote the letter from Pope Plantation, St. Helena...
Dates: 1862 September 25