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In this letter Charles Striger, a radical Republican from Kentucky, expresses his concern for free blacks in the South. With rather forceful language he berates Southern Democrats for their harassment of blacks. He also asks Gov. St. John to convince the North that it is their duty to aid any refugees seeking solace from Southern white oppression.

Creator: Striger, Charles M. F.
Date: May 18, 1879

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This fascinating document provides contextualization by elaborating on some of the political conflicts in the South, which are not represented in many of the other sources dealing with Southern emigration.

KS:7th:3.5:Exodusters (2005)

Item Number: 210610
Call Number: Governor's Records--St. John--Correspondence Received--Box 14, Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210610

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