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Collection — Box: 64
Scope and Contents Letter to Gideon Welles re: General Fremont's emancipation proclamation and the possibility of his resignation due to Lincoln's dissatisfaction with the proclamation and him. Feels public response would be very unfavorable to his resignation and that enlistment numbers would drop.
Dates: Created: September 20, 1861
Found in: Manuscript Collection
- Names: Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878 X