United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65

An amendment to the United States Constitution to abolish slavery introduced during the American Civil War.

Lorenzo D. M. Sweat

Quill platform ID: p4455.

(26 May, 1818 -- 26 July, 1898) Sweat was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Parsonsfield, Maine, Sweat graduated from Harvard Law in 1840 and after admittance to the bar began practice in New Orleans, La.. In 1841, Sweat returned to Maine and held several local offices. Rice was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress serving from March 4th, 1863 to March 3rd, 1865. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp]

Member of Maine Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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