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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) (1822-1885) to: Edward O. C. Ord

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00098 Author/Creator: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) (1822-1885) Place Written: St. Louis, Mo. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 07 June 1866 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Neutrality laws. Grant supports Pres. Johnson's neutrality proclamation

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: President, Politics, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Presidential Speeches and Proclamations, Immigration and Migration

Sub Era: Reconstruction