Frank and Virginia Williams
This black and white illustration is of John Slidell, one of two Confederate diplomats captured by the United States Navy from the British ship RMS Trent in 1861 and later released. Slidell is depicted wearing a dark suit, vest, and tie with a white shirt. His name is captioned beneath the illustration. This illustration is from volume six of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Slidell, John. 1793 – July 9, 1871
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6
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"Illustration, John Slidell" (1890). Images. 308.