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Abbot, Abiel (1765-1859) re: negative comments on Mormons and annexation of Texas

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02765 Author/Creator: Abbot, Abiel (1765-1859) Place Written: Peterboro, NH Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1845/03/11 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Abbot writes that the annexation of Texas is an "offense against humanity and a monstrous transgression of the law of God." With address on p. 4.

People: Abbott, Abiel, 1765-1859.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Texas, Mormons, Religion, American West, Westward Expansion, Government and Civics, US Constitution, Morality and Ethics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson