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What Shall Be Done With the Confiscated Negroes? [electronic resource]: The Question Discussed and a Policy Proposed in a Letter to Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Gen. Winfield Scott, Hon. William H. Seward, Rt. Rev. Archbishop Hughes, Hon, John J. Crittenden, Hon, Edward Everett, Hon. Joseph Holt, Hon Daniel S. Dickinson, Hon. Horace Greeley, Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, Gen. Geo. B. McClellan, Gen. John C. Fremont, and All Other Patriots

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EBook; Book; Online
Published
[U.S.] : [publisher not identified], [1862?]
Language
English
Variant Title
Letter
Description
15 pages ; 22 cm
Notes
  • Signed (p. 15): "Manhattan."
  • "There are three ways by which we may dispose of him, viz.: 1. we may re-enslave him; 2. we may apprentice him; 3. we may make him wholly free at once. The first cannot be done. ... Between the second and the third, I conscientiously believe it will be better to apprentice the confiscated Negro than to make him wholly free at once. I propose in this letter to develop a plan for apprenticing the Negro, differing wholly from the British West Indian method ... ." Cf. p. 4.
  • Reproduction of original from Huntington Library.
  • Sabin no. 44253.
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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2005 miunns
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