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Daniel Webster declines to act as counsel in the Amistad Case. He states that "the Gentlemen already retained are very eminent, & I should suppose would hardly stand in need of assistance."
Letter from Daniel Webster to Lewis Tappan
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Amistad (Schooner)Slave insurrections--United StatesAntislavery movements--United StatesSlave trade--America--HistoryCorrespondence
Tulane University Digital Library
Amistad Research Center
Letter, 4 p.
Doc. No. F1-4735A, American Missionary Association Archives, Amistad Research Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
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