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    Salmon P. Chase: Signed Freedman's Document. 8" x 10.25" partly-printed and manuscript document titled: "Certificate of Commission. American Freedman's Union Commission." New York, October 1, 1866, signed by "S. P. Chase" as President of the Commission, appointing Miss M. A. Hill a "Teacher of Freedmen". Matted along with an engraved portrait of Chase, framed to an overall size of 22" x 17.5". Chase at this time was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court but, as a former abolitionist, keenly interested in the welfare of the newly-freed slaves. From the collection of Dr. Michael Krane.

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