Farwell, Charles Benjamin, 1823-1903

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Chicago, Illinois, merchant, real estate broker, banker; clerk, Cook County, Illinois, 1853-1861; member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1875-1876, 1881-1883; U.S. senator, 1887-1891.

From the description of Letter: Chicago, [Ill.], to E[dwards] Pierpont [i.e., Pierrepont], Washington, [D.C.], 1875 June 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366203

From the description of Letters, 1871, 1874. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366226

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associatedWith Aldrich, James Franklin, 1853-1933. person
associatedWith Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918. person
associatedWith Centennial Exhibition (Philadelphia, 1876) corporateBody
associatedWith Chicago Relief and Aid Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Clark, F. C. person
associatedWith Dexter, Wirt, 1832-1890. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith McCausland, James H. person
correspondedWith Patterson, Robert W. person
associatedWith Pierrepont, Edwards, 1817-1892. person
associatedWith Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887, person
associatedWith Republican Party (Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
correspondedWith Walker, J. G. person
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Chicago (Ill.)
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Light House Board
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Birth 1823-07-01

Death 1903-09-23


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