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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), noted editor of the New York Tribune, briefly responds to Barnes request to speak at the Springfield Lyceum. W. H. L. Barnes (1836-1902) graduated from Yale in 1855 and was admitted to the bar in 1857. He first practiced law in New York City and then enlisted in the Civil War and was eventually promoted to sergeant. He moved to San Francisco in 1863 and became influential in California politics.
Horace Greeley, William Henry Linow Barnes, Kansas Struggle, Lyceum, speech, lecture
Greeley, Horace, "Letter from Horace Greeley to William Henry Linow Barnes, September 21, 1855" (1855). Abolitionist Letters. 1.