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Glad to hear that slavery abolished… English trip not to pleasant this time as people were openly for South. Hopes Chase will be appointed Chief Justice (put his word in with Lincoln who heard him kindly. Son not received the promotion yet - do something about it.
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McIlvaine, Charles Pettit, "Letter to S. P. Chase" (1864). Charles Pettit McIlvaine Letters. 121.