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Clement Comer Clay letter, 1818.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Clay, Clement Comer, 1789-1866.
Collection number: 692-z
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Abstract: Letter, 29 July 1818, from Thomas Fearn, an Alabamian in London, to C. C. Clay, Huntsville, Ala., discussing his plan for emancipating the slaves in Alabama, his medical studies, and a proposed reading room in Huntsville.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: The letter chiefly concerns Fearn’s sentiments in favor of emancipation.

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