Edward Lee Plumb Papers 1825-1903 (bulk 1857-1875)

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Edward Lee Plumb Papers 1825-1903 (bulk 1857-1875)

Diplomat and secretary of the United States legation in Mexico. Correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Plumb’s negotiations relating to the Mexican railway system.

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