Papers, 1856-1889.

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McComb, Henry S., 1825-1881. Papers, 1856-1889.

Papers, 1856-1889.

The surviving papers of Henry S. McComb are fragments that deal with his involvement in the Crédit Mobilier and with his personal investments.

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