Speed, James 1812-1887 1863-1876 Papers.


Speed, James, 1812-1887. Speed, James 1812-1887 1863-1876 Papers.

Speed, James 1812-1887 1863-1876 Papers.

Letters of James Speed conserning legal cases, the Republican Party, petitions from people for his political connections and from government officials concerning legislation. Correspondence with Jeremiah Black include his opinions of Lincoln as a person and President and other politicians. He tells of the Military Tribunal for the Lincoln conspirators and is asked to be a pall bearer for William Seward.

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