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ISBN

978-0-8262-1909-1 and 978-1-60473-985-5

Price

$34.95 and $40.00

Publisher

University of Missouri Press and University Press of Missisippi

Abstract

The year was 1862. The Reverend J. Mitchell, the newly appointed Commissioner of Emigration escorted five African Americans into the White House at the president’s request. Abraham Lincoln wanted to hear their views on colonization. On that August afternoon, Lincoln told the m....

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