Giddings, Joshua Reed (1795-1864). Correspondence, 1846-48 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: Giddings, Joshua Reed (1795-1864). Correspondence, 1846-48
Collection identifier: 651
Extent: 1.0 microfilm reel
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Joshua Reed Giddings was an anti-slavery congressman from northern Ohio. This collection mainly contains correspondence dealing with the Mexican War, tariffs, the admission of new territories, and Gidding's renomination to the U. S. Congress after being censured by that body. Correspondents include Charles F. Adams, Salmon P. Chase, Cassius M. Clay, Horace Greeley, John Jay, Wendell Phillips, William H. Seward, Thaddeus Stevens, and Thurlow Weed.
This collection was microfilmed from originals in the Ohio Historical Society.