William Selden Letter to John Armistead Selden
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Letter, 1867 May 24, William Selden, Washington, [D. C.] to John A[rmistead] Selden, n.p. 15 p. ; 32 cm. He reflects upon his life; hopes John Armistead Selden will do well in his new employment and abode; mentions trial of John H. Surratt; discusses members of the Selden family; states he does not expect civil liberty to be restored in Virginia; criticizes Andrew Johnson for failing to act against lawless measures; and deplores radical control of the government.
- Creation: 1867 May 24
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