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Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901) to Charles Hedges

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00118.03 Author/Creator: Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901) Place Written: Washington Type: Letter signed Date: 23 March 1892 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.3 x 19 cm. + 1 engraving ; b&w ; 9 x 8 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00118.03 Author/Creator: Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901) Place Written: Washington Type: Letter signed Date: 23 March 1892 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.3 x 19 cm. + 1 engraving ; b&w ; 9 x 8 cm

Summary of Content: Thanks Hedges for editing a copy of his (Harrison's) speeches and for a book of them which Hedges compiled. Writes that "[t]he care you have taken in the arrangement of these extempore utterances and the good style in which the book is gotten up are very gratifying to me; and I beg to thank you for your interest as well as for the copy of the book sent me." Written on lined executive stationery with header: Executive Mansion Washington. Stationery watermarked as The American Linen Paper. One bust engraving of Harrison included.

Background Information: The book Hedges sent was a compilation of speeches President Harrison made during the campaign of 1888 and since.

People: Hedges, Charles, fl. 1892
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: PresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsLiterature and Language ArtsElectionPolitics

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