Lincoln-Time Letters

Victor Smith

Abstract


"Coming upon some letters pertaining to a stormy chapter of Puget Sound history, [Alexander Howard Meneely] copied three of them for the Washington Historical Quarterly. These letters were written by Victor Smith to Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury Department in Lincoln's Cabinet... These letters were found by Mr. Meneely in the Salmon P. Chase papers in the Library of Congress, Volumes 51, 252 and 53..."

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