Papers, 1851-1865.


Bruce, Horatio Washington, 1830-1903. Papers, 1851-1865.

Papers, 1851-1865.

Two letters from 1851 recommending Bruce as being worthy to practice law in the state of Kentucky. A 12 June 1865 letter states that a pardon will be granted to Bruce provided he free his slaves. President Johnson will grant favorable terms on everything but the "darkey". Bruce was a member of the Confederate Congress.

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