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E. H. Owen letter

 Collection — Box: 64
Identifier: MS-SC1128
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

W. H. Parker letter

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1145
Scope and Contents Letter to "editor of the New York Tribune" re: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the legality of it. Written in response to the editor's (Horace Greeley) position that the southern states could save slavery by ending the rebellion.
Dates: Created: March 20, 1863

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  • Subject: Slaves--Emancipation--United States X
  • Names: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 X

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