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Report of the commissioners, Richmond, Va., 5th February, 1865; Extract from Mr. Lincoln's message of December last, referred to in the foregoing report�


This pamphlet contains transcripts of Confederate president Jefferson Davis's ""Message of the President : to the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States of America"" in which Jefferson speaks of a meeting with three Union representatives and their refusal to ""negotiate."" The pamphlet also contains the report of the Confederate commissioners report to Jefferson Davis wherein they report that their meeting with Abraham Lincoln was unsuccessful and informs of the end of slavery in the United States. The pamphlet ends with an excerpt of Lincoln's speech wherein he declares there would be no negotiations with insurgents and slavery would never be reinstated under his watch.


Williams, Frank J.; Williams, Virginia



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1 folded sheet (4 pages) ; 25 cm

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Related to: Monaghan's Bibliography 628; Stern's Catalog Number 1175 (

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JK9719 .C66 1865 Feb. 6


Mississippi State University Libraries.


Richmond, Va. : publisher not identified

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Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

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Message of the President : to the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States of America



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