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John Sherman letters

 Collection — Box: 79
Identifier: MS-SC1380

Scope and Contents

Letter, March 7, 1861, to Abraham Lincoln requesting an appointment for A.W. Hendry as territorial judge. Letter, April 7, 1887, to Lt. Gov. J.C. Smith and Hon. W.F. Calhoun re: an invitation to speak at Springfield, Illinois before the general assembly, which he compares as similar to a journey to Mecca. Praises the Illinois Republicans for their support of the party and the country.


  • Created: 1861, 1887


Biographical / Historical

U.S. Senator from Ohio from 1861-1877 and 1881-1897, Secretary of the Treasury from 1877-1881,and Secretary of State from 1897-1898.


1 folder (1 folder : .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 2 items

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