From John Tasmilen to John Ament

Title: From John Tasmilen to John Ament
Creator: John Tasmilen
Description: This 1864 letter was written by John Tasmilen in Centralia, Missouri to John Ament. Declaring that “slavery is dead” and the war nearly over, John predicts that preachers will try to take credit for ending slavery, “but they lie, they sanctioned it as long as they could.” John encourages Ament to return to Cass County, Missouri: “I think you would find a great political change since you left…so that I think you might feel safe.”
Date original: 1864
Owning organization: Cass County Historical Society
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Ament Collection
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact the Cass County Historical Society at: 400 E. Mechanic Street, P.O. Box 406, Harrisonville, MO 64701, Phone: (816)380-4396, E-mail: cchsmo@gmail.com Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Cass County Historical Society. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Cass County Historical Society.
Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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