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Dred Scott dies in St. Louis, Missouri

Dred Scott, engraving, detail
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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