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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to the 1890s
|Benjamin Harrison to Charles Hedges thanking him for editing a copy of his speeches
|23 March 1892
|Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901)
|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.
|President Presidential Speeches and Proclamations Literature and Language Arts Art, Music, Theater, and Film Election Politics
|Hedges, Charles (fl. 1892) Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901)
|Arts & Literature; The Presidency
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|The book Hedges sent was a compilation of speeches President Harrison made during the campaign of 1888 and since.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945