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Collection Reference Number GLC01265.15
From Archive Folder Civil war loyalty pamphlets 
Title Authentic speeches of S.P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury, during his visit to Ohio, with his speeches at Indianapolis, and at the mass meeting in Baltimore, October, 1863
Date 1863
Author Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland) (1808-1873)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Printed by W. H. Moore. A collection of fifteen speeches given at various locations. The speeches range in topics including European intervention of the war, the future of slavery, and characteristics of the war.
Subjects Lincoln's Cabinet  Military History  Civil War  Government and Civics  Union Forces  Global History and Civics  Slavery  Abolition  African American History  
People Chase, Salmon Portland (1808-1873)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Chase was a senator from Ohio; born in Cornish, N.H., January 13, 1808; attended schools at Windsor, Vermont, Worthington, Ohio, and the Cincinnati (Ohio) College; graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1826; taught school; studied law in Washington, D.C.; admitted to the bar in 1829; commenced practice in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1830; elected as a Whig to the Cincinnati City Council in 1840; identified himself in 1841 with the Liberty Party, and later with the Free Soil Party; elected to the United States Senate as a Free Soil candidate and served from March 4, 1849, to March 3, 1855; elected Governor of Ohio in 1855 as a Free Soil Democrat and reelected in 1857 as a Republican; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1860; took his seat March 4, 1861, but resigned two days later to become Secretary of the Treasury under President Abraham Lincoln; served as Secretary of the Treasury until July 1864, when he resigned; member of the peace convention of 1861 held in Washington, D.C., in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending war; Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court from December 1864 until his death on May 7, 1873; presided at the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson in 1868.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945