Letters, 1861-1863.


Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877. Letters, 1861-1863.

Letters, 1861-1863.

Two letters (with typescripts; 1862, 1863) from John L. Motley to William Gray, a Boston merchant, written from Vienna while Motley was serving as U.S. Ambassador to Austria. The letters concern Motley's views on slavery, secession, the war, and particularly foreign public opinion in Europe. Also, one letter (also with typescript) to Gray from H.C. Roger requesting a loan to return to his home in western Virginia from Iowa to encourage the area to stand against secession and for the Union cause.

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