Samuel Smith correspondence

Descriptive Summary

Title
Samuel Smith correspondence
Date
1853
Creator
Martin, E. B.
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
Correspondence.
Fugitive slaves--United States.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011MS099: [identification of item], Samuel Smith correspondence, 1853, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Samuel Emerson Smith (1788-1860) was a lawyer from Wiscasset, Maine, who became a judge on the Court of Common Pleas (1821-1830, 1835-1837) and the governor of Maine (1831-1834).
Samuel E. Smith Papers. George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives. Bowdoin. n.d. Web. 9 November 2011.
Scope and Content
The Samuel Smith correspondence consists of two letters, one to Judge Samuel Smith (Wiscasset, Maine) from E. B. Martin (Florence, Alabama) and the other from Smith to Martin. The letters discuss a newspaper clipping from the Louisville Courier about a trial involving a fugitive slave. In the letter written by Smith he assures Martin that not all Northerners are fanatical abolitionists.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
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Use Restrictions
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