Letter about the Lincoln-McClellan campaign by Reverdy Johnson

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Letter about the Lincoln-McClellan campaign by Reverdy Johnson

Description

Letter about the Lincoln-McClellan campaign by former Attorney General, Reverdy Johnson supporter of McClellan. Believing that Lincoln's actions on emancipation and other areas to be illegal, he states "I hope you can keep the case before the public. Unless we are willing to submit to near tyranny, it is impossible but that this last outrage of our Pres. will meet with the sternest rebuke on Nov. 2. The letter is dated October 10, 1864 from Baltimore and marked "Private."

Date

1864-10-10

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Identifier

RHC-45_CW25888

Language

eng

Citation

Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876, “Letter about the Lincoln-McClellan campaign by Reverdy Johnson,” Digital Collections, accessed May 25, 2024, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/9408.
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