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O.C. Gibson, Thomaston, Georgia, to Thomas Ritchie, Washington City, D.C., 1850 May 20

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 682
Identifier: id112403

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents

Gibson's relation to the abolitionists. Enclosed also are notes by Gibson 22 & 23 May re: belief Ritchie has "wholly miscalculated the spirit of the South"; establishment of a paper to represent the South; effect of the Compromise of 1850. 4 pp. ALS.


  • Creation: 1850 May 20


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From the Collection: 6.50 Linear Feet

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