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Joseph H. Barrett correspondence
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The correspondence of editor and Abraham Lincoln biographer Joseph H. Barrett. The bulk of the collection consists of Barrett's own personal and professional correspondence.
Joseph Hartwell Barrett, the political editor of the Cincinnati Gazette (1857-1861), Ohio representative to the 1860 Republican Convention, Commissioner of Pensions in the Lincoln and Johnson administrations (1861-1868), the editor of the Cincinnati Times and Chronicle (1868-1892), and Abraham Lincoln's biographer. In 1853, he married Harriet Whiting Lowell.
504 items in 4 boxes
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