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Letter to John Wentworth about Dr. Joseph Walker

Unsigned letter, on letterhead of Williams & Thompson (attorneys), gives a biography of Dr. Joseph Walker, an army surgeon who married a woman who owned a plantation with enslaved people located near Platte City, Missouri. Walker, who sympathized with the pro-slavery party, spent part of the Civil War years in Chicago but returned to Missouri and was killed by a