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Pomeroy, Lemuel Strong (1812-1879) to N. R. Chapman

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06593.02 Author/Creator: Pomeroy, Lemuel Strong (1812-1879) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 June 1845 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 20 x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Pomeroy recently walked from Manlius, New York, to visit Chapman but was disappointed in finding Chapman absent. Writes, "We are doing what we can at Cortland to act on the good work of Emancipation." Mentions his brother Theodore Pomeroy.

People: Pomeroy, Lemuel Strong, 1812-1879
Chapman, N. R., fl. 1845
Pomeroy, Theodore, 1817-1897

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: African American HistoryAbolitionSlaveryReform Movement

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