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John M. Palmer letter

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1135A
Scope and Contents Letter to Aunt Jessie, thanking her for the copy of her "Lincoln address". Most of the letter is about his father and mother and rereading their letters to him while he was at West Point. Reminiscent and nostalgic.
Dates: Created: September 10, 1925

John M. Palmer manuscript

 Collection — Box: 65
Identifier: MS-SC1135
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of his published book "An Army of the People" where he "attempts to give a detailed description of a National Military System for the United States" that is "in full harmony with American political traditions and ideals." Discusses the American National Defense Act of 1916, the army of Switzerland, drafting soldiers, and excerpts from the diary of Lieutenant Burr. Lieutenant Burr served with the 6th Cavalry as a Squadron Inspector-Instructor in the Third Volunteer Cavalry...
Dates: Created: 1916

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