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Giddings, Joshua Reed, 1795-1864



  • Existence: 1795 - 1864

Joshua Reed Giddings (October 6, 1795 – May 27, 1864) was an American attorney, politician and a prominent opponent of slavery. He represented Northeast Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1838–59. He was at first a member of the Whig Party and was later a Republican, helping found the party.

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Joshua Reed Giddings letter

Mss 820424
Identifier: Mss 820424
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