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Collection Reference Number GLC00118.03
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1890s 
Title Benjamin Harrison to Charles Hedges thanking him for editing a copy of his speeches
Date 23 March 1892
Author Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901)  
Recipient Hedges, Charles  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description 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.
Subjects President  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  Literature and Language Arts  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Election  Politics  
People Hedges, Charles (fl. 1892)  Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Arts & Literature; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information The book Hedges sent was a compilation of speeches President Harrison made during the campaign of 1888 and since.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945