Letter, 1869 October 13.

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Hoffman, John T., 1828-1888. Letter, 1869 October 13.

Letter, 1869 October 13.

Letter written at Albany, N.Y. to General James McQuade regarding Thanksgiving Day. Hoffman states that he advised President Grant to name the day for Thanksgiving Day on a day when it would conflict with Evacuation Day, November 25.

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