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Letter from Solomon G. Brown to S. F. Baird, September 23, 1864

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Historic Images of the SmithsonianLetter from Solomon G. Brown, the first African American employee of the Smithsonian Institution, to then Assistant Secretary Spencer F. Baird, later the second Secretary, informing Baird of Brown's exemption from draft into military service for the Union during the Civil War due to physical disabilities, September 23, 1864.Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7002, Box 16, Folder: Brown, Solomon G., 1855-1865Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
Number Of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 7 7/8w X 9 7/8h ; Type Of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
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