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Society of Friends -- History -- 19th century

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

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Letters received, 1863-1864, n.d.

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Scope and Contents 18 ALsS. ALS from his father dated 1 mo 12, 1863, celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation and expresses his support of having former slaves form regiments. Another letter refers to his giving begrudging consent to Eugene and the other sons' sense of duty to serve the Nation. Another letter answers Eugene's question about how their monthly meeting handles young men's participation in the War, contrary to the Peace Testimony. He writes that the Hicksites are not disowning. Elizabeth Vickers...