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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) (1822-1885) to Edward Canby re: disputes in Texas convention on dividing Texas into 2 states

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03677 Author/Creator: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) (1822-1885) Place Written: Washington Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 December 1866 Pagination: 2 p. 20.5 x 12.6 cm

Background Information:

People: Grant, Ulysses S., 1822-1885

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Union GeneralTexasAmerican WestReconstructionGovernment and CivicsPoliticsState ConstitutionPresident

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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