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Garfield, James A. (James Abram) (1831-1881) to Samuel J. Kirkwood

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00637 Author/Creator: Garfield, James A. (James Abram) (1831-1881) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Letter signed Date: 18 April 1881 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 25 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: Writes to Secretary of the Interior Kirkwood to introduce Dr. Mark Hopkins, of Williamstown, Massachusetts, who "has been appointed by a number of the churches to represent their Indian affairs." Asks that Hopkins be interviewed. Indicates that Hopkins also wants to introduce Kirkwood to "General Alden of Troy, N.Y." Written on White House Stationary.

Background Information:

People: Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881
Kirkwood, Samuel Jordan, 1813-1894
Hopkins, Mark, 1802-1887

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: American Indian HistoryReligionPresidentGovernment and Civics

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