An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
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(24 October, 1809 -- 2 January, 1891) Clark was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Stratham, N.H., Clark studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. Clark was a member of the State house of representatives (1842-1843, 1846, 1854-1855) and was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Bell and succeeded in reelection in 1861. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of New Hampshire Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65, New Hampshire Delegation—United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866, New Hampshire Delegation—The Road to Civil War.
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