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Dred Scott dies in St. Louis, Missouri

Dred Scott, engraving, detail
09/17/1858
Dred Scott died of tuberculosis in St. Louis, Missouri. He had been free for only sixteen months. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Don Edward Fehrenbacher, Slavery, Law, and Politics: The Dred Scott Case in Historical Perspective (New York: Oxford University Press, 1981), 295.

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