Gerrit Smith to President Grant
November 6th, 1868

Public Letter:
4 Nov 1868 (1)
4 Nov 1868 (2)

6 Nov 1868 Letter

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6 Nov 1868

 

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Public Letter (pages 1 and 2):  click on images to enlarge.
Public letter was reprinted from: Octavius Brooks Frothingham, Gerrit Smith; a biography by Octavius Brooks Frothingham, 2d ed. (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1879), pp. 288-293. Two copies of this Broadside, published in Peterboro, 1868, are in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress, Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 127, Folder 36.

Elihu B. Washburne, Grant's friend, supporter, and confidant from their years in Galena.

An extensive collection of Gerrit Smith sites is available through Spartacus Educational UK USA History website. The Gerrit Smith
Broadside and Pamphlet Collection at Syracuse University has been indexed and digitized. 

Contributed by:
Mark H. Bell
Newburgh, NY
March 16, 2004

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