An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.
Quill platform ID: p4487.
(26 December, 1819 -- 16 May, 1892) Scott was an American businessman and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Scott moved to Missouri in 1842 and engaged in the iron business. Scott was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John W. Noell and served from December 7th, 1863, to March 3rd, 1865. Afterwards, Scott began work within the drug industry. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]
Member of Missouri Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.
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