Letter to Edwin M. Stanton

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dc.contributor.author Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Washington, D.C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-02-16T15:45:32Z
dc.date.available 2009-02-16T15:45:32Z
dc.date.created February 1, 1864 en_US
dc.date.issued 2009-02-16T15:45:32Z
dc.identifier.other GL0040_001 en_US
dc.identifier.other GL0040 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/62417
dc.description Letter dated February 1, 1864, to Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War, directing a transport be sent to the Island of Vache to rescue the 450 freed slaves who were recruited to settle there. Small pox and mismanagement by a government-appointed manager contributed to the colony's failure. The transport ship dispatched by President Lincoln picked up only 368 survivors. en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Gilder Lehrman Collection en_US
dc.rights Gilder Lehrman Collection en_US
dc.rights.uri http://www.freedomcenter.org/about-us/contact-us/ en_US
dc.subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Correspondence en_US
dc.subject African Americans -- Colonization en_US
dc.subject Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869. en_US
dc.title Letter to Edwin M. Stanton en_US
dc.type Letter signed en_US
dc.publisher.digital National Underground Railroad Freedom Center en_US
dc.contributor.repository Gilder Lehrman Collection at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center en_US
dc.repository.place Cincinnati, Ohio en_US
dc.rights.permissions World en_US

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