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John McAuley Palmer Papers
1865 May-Sept. 28
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], John McAuley Palmer Papers, 1865 May-Sept. 28, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
A letter, 1865 May, from the Committee of the General Council of Louisville to Palmer concerning overcrowding and the spreading of smallpox in Louisville due to the recently liberated women and children from other counties. An unsigned petition, 1865 Sept. 28, sent to Palmer requesting that the Louisville authorities "give decent burial to all Freedmen," who die within the city limits
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