United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.

Anson Herrick

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(21 January, 1812 -- 6 February, 1868) Herrick was an American journalist and politician. Born in Androscoggin County, Maine, Herrick moved to New York City in 1836 and established the New York Atlas. Herrick was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress, though he was unsuccessful at any reelection. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of New York Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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