Letter : Alton, [Illinois], to Moody Kent, 1861 Feb. 10.


Letter : Alton, [Illinois], to Moody Kent, 1861 Feb. 10.

Discusses Abraham Lincoln and the possible secession of the southern states; does not believe the union will be dissolved.

1 item (4 p.) ; 17 cm.

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