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Served in the Kentucky General Assembly on three separate occasions in the 1830's and early 1840's.Owned and operated an antislavery newspaper, The True American out of Lexington, KY from 1845 - 1846. Fee money and land to start Berea College, the first interracial college in the South. Organized a group of volunteers called the Clay Battalion which protected the White House in the outbreak of the Civil War, and briefly served as a Major General in that war.From every humble Negro cottage along the roadside and at every cross roads, the mothers and large children carrying those who were too little to walk, the Negroes were lined up to pay their last respects to the man whom they honored as the Abraham Lincoln of Kentucky."Because of his outspokenness against slavery in a pro-slavery area, his willingness to fight for those beliefs, and scandal within his own personal life, Clay had been one of the most controversial Kentuckians of his time; yet, his support of Lincoln and of the Union helped to preserve the United States. A unique set of Emancipation papers for a slave family freed by Cassius M. Three separate emancipation papers 8" X 10" all written on vellum.
Political posts and posts insulting other posters will be removed.Before Clay left for his diplomatic post as Minister to Russia in 1861, he organized a group of volunteers to help defend Washington, D. Clay also served for a brief time as a Major General in the Civil War. Cassius' second marriage was surrounded by scandal, in that Clay was 84 years old when he married while his bride, Dora Richardson, was only 15.This marriage lasted only four years and did not result in any children. Clay continued to fight for the equal rights of African Americans to the end of his life.For a time, Clay was also a Democrat to protest the harsh policies of the Grant Administration towards the southern states.Clay served in the General Assembly on three separate occasions and ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1851. Clay's military career was impressive; he served honorably as a captain in the Kentucky Militia in the Mexican-American War. His group, called the Clay Battalion, protected the White House until federal troops arrived. Clay's first wife was Mary Jane Warfield Clay, to whom he was married to for forty-five years and had ten children with.