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In London, the U.S. Ambassador meets with the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society

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04/16/1862
The United States Ambassador to Britain, Charles Francis Adams, received a group of representatives from the country's leading abolitionist group, the British and Foreign Ant-Slavery Society at the embassy in London.  He heard them plead for a solution to the civil war in America that would include the end of slavery there.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
 Frank Moore, ed., The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives, Illustrative Incidents, Poetry, Etc. (New York: G.P. Putnam, 1862), IV: 90.
R.J.M. Blackett, Divided Hearts: Britain and the American Civil War (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2004), 134.

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