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Harding, Warren G. (1865-1923) to William D. Street

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00782.09 Author/Creator: Harding, Warren G. (1865-1923) Place Written: Marion, Ohio Type: Typed letter signed Date: 17 November 1910 Pagination: 1 p. ; 27.5 x 21 cm.

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Summary of Content: Written after his defeat in the 1910 Ohio gubernatorial election to thank Street for his support in the campaign. Cheerfully accepts defeat and recounts humorous misconceptions of his positions. Typed on personal stationary in purple ink with penned corrections.

People: Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923
Street, William D., b. 1875

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: PoliticsElectionPresidentHumor and Satire

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