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Larkin G. Mead Jr. letter

 Collection — Box: 59
Identifier: MS-SC1026
Scope and Contents Letter from Mead to Morrill telling him of the acceptance of his design and asking the possibility of the state donating a cannon for use in the monument. Noting the large amounts of granite and metal to be used, he states the cannon would help with the metal and that a lot of the granite would come from eastern states. Addressed envelope included.
Dates: Created: October 8, 1868

William M. Springer papers

 Collection — Box: 82
Identifier: MS-SC1446
Scope and Contents Copy of Springer's letter, 1874, to the editor of the Illinois Register refuting allegations that Larkin G. Mead did not design and construct the Lincoln monument at Springfield. Two letters to McClernand, Oct. 24 and Dec.26, 1888 discuss a request for a West Point appointment and Mexican affairs. Four Letters to Charles A. Keyes, Jan. 6, March 8, May 22, and June 21, 1888 discuss his efforts to obtain a territorial judgeship for Keyes. Letter, Nov. 1891, to Ashbel P. Fitch in New York re: a...
Dates: Created: 1874 - 1891

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