William Dickson papers 1849-1912
William Dickson papers
Dickson, William, 1827-1889
83 items (0.5 linear feet)
This collection is made up of the correspondence of William Dickson, a prominent member of the Republican party during and after the Civil War, and a perceptive observer and critic of the leading political characters and movements of his day. In 1860, he became part of inner Washington political circles, associating with Abraham Lincoln, Edwin M. Stanton, and Salmon Chase, and participating in the framing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
The material is in English
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