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John Fahnestock Circular Letter
1 Jan. 1862
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
Open to researchers.
[Identification of item], John Fahnestock Circular Letter, 1 Jan. 1862, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Private citizen who condemns Governor Oliver P. Morton of Indiana in an open letter to the public. Fahnestock writes a public letter to Governor Oliver P. Morton of Indiana accusing him of "falsehood, fraud, lust and cowardice." He supports these accusations with specific examples and incidents, ranging from military procurements and appointments to infidelity. An addendum dated 17 January 1862 states Fahnestock has received death threats if he publishes the letter. Cards available in repository
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