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Collection Reference Number GLC06343.236
From Archive Folder John Quincy Adams Ward archive of designs, drawings, studies, and sketches for entrance to NYSE, statues, memorials, correspondence, etc. 
Title Agreement contract between The Garfield Monument Committee and J.Q.A. Ward, commissioning Garfield memorial pedestal.
Date 12 December 1884
Author The Garfield Monument Committee of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland (fl. 1884)  
Recipient Ward, John Q. A.  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Contract outlines commission cost [$25,000] to be paid to Ward, required work, and contingency plans if pedestal cannot be completed by Ward.
Subjects Washington, D.C.  President  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Architecture  Monument  Assassination  Contract  Union Forces  Fraternal Organization  Finance  
People Ward, John Quincy Adams (1830-1910)  Garfield, James Abram (1831-1881)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Arts & Literature; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945