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Collection Reference Number GLC08008
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1863 
Title Address to Abraham Lincoln regarding Freedman's Aid
Date 1 December 1863
Recipient Lincoln, Abraham  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Address to President Lincoln regarding the Freedman's Bureau, requesting that he create a Bureau of Emancipation to deal with the future employment and livelihoods of all the slaves emancipated by the advancing Union army.
Subjects Government and Civics  Civil War  Military History  President  African American History  Slavery  Freemen  Charity and Philanthropy  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Children & Family
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945