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Spinner, Francis Elias (1802-1890) [Statement of political belief]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00431.10 Author/Creator: Spinner, Francis Elias (1802-1890) Place Written: Pablo Beach, Florida Type: Autograph quotation signed Date: 11 February 1887 Pagination: 1 p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: Quotes himself, "That country, where everyman is the political equal of every other man." Addressed to whom it may concern and signed and dated "F.E. Spinner/aged 85 years/January 21st, 1887."

Background Information: Spinner was a United States Representative 1855-1860. He was later appointed by Abraham Lincoln to the post of Treasurer of the United States, 1861-1875.

People: Spinner, Francis Elias, 1802-1890

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: PoliticsGovernment and Civics

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