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LETTER OF GEN. A. J. HAMILTON, OF TEXAS TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

LETTER OF GEN. A. J. HAMILTON, OF TEXAS TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

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LETTER OF GEN. A. J. HAMILTON, OF TEXAS TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

by [Southern Support For The Union During The Civil War]

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Octavo (9 by 5 3/4 inches) New York: Loyal Publication Society of New York "No. 26.", 1863. First Edition, very good condition, 18 pages, original stitched wrappers, with stab marks along the spine, and minor chipping to edges; not affecting contents which are intact and clean; Wm. C. Bryant & Co. Printers.

Hamilton was a "Southern Union man." He opposed secession, and slavery; he eventually became Governor of Texas.His letter to Lincoln, dated July 28, 1863 shortly after Gettysburg, supports the Emancipation Proclamation. He proclaims slavery an enemy of the nation, and states that former slaves are " ... capable of being made allies in the common cause of freedom, justice, and humanity."

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Bookseller
Caravan Book Store US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
954
Title
LETTER OF GEN. A. J. HAMILTON, OF TEXAS TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
Author
[Southern Support For The Union During The Civil War]
Format/Binding
Original Wrappers
Book Condition
Used - Very good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Original First Edition
Publisher
Loyal Publication Society of New York "No. 26."
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1863
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Americana; Old and Rare; Ephemera; Civil War; History; Abraham Lincoln; Slavery; Antiquarian; Emancipation Proclamation;

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