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W. G. Brownlow, 1862 correspondence and carte-de-visite; comments on slavery.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2013.012

Scope and Contents

May 17, 1862 letter from ‘A Conservative Man,’ New York, to Dr. Brownlow. May 19, 1862 response from W.G. Brownlow, Astor House, to ‘A Conservative Man’ on same paper. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.) Re: Cruelty inflicted on Union men was by people “raised and educated in the midst of slavery.” Brownlow replied that the worst actions he witnessed were by Northern men. W.G. Brownlow, Providence, note to Mr. Crossman. June 3, 1862. Thanking him for the memorial of Roger Williams. ANS 1 pc. Carte-de-visite of William G. Brownlow. ‘Parson Brownlow’ printed on verso. No photographer listed by seller indicated it was E. Anthony. 1 pc.

Dates

  • 1862

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder

Title
W. G. Brownlow, 1862 correspondence and carte-de-visite; comments on slavery.
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Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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