United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Conscientious objectors
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Mary Bettle Letters
Identifier: MSN/CW 5029
Abstract A pair of manuscript letters, each dated 4 October 1862, written to the Philadelphia Quaker Mary Bettle by two relatives, Sophia Jones and Elizabeth Williams. An enclosure in Jones's letter describes audiences of the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends with Salmon P. Chase, Edwin M. Stanton, and Lincoln, regarding exemption from the draft.
Dates: 4 October 1862