Julius Kahn letter : Washington, D.C., to W.C. Burnett in San Francisco, Calif. : TLS, 1905 Dec. 2.


Julius Kahn letter : Washington, D.C., to W.C. Burnett in San Francisco, Calif. : TLS, 1905 Dec. 2.

Letter to Burnett from Congressman Kahn, concerning two pension claims before the Committee on Pensions, one by Peter Bush and the other by George Treat, both postmarked Mar. 1902. Letter has handwritten notes, presumably by Burnett, further concerning his contract with Bush and Treat in 1902 and 1905. The envelope also has pasted on it a clipping of a death notice for Bush, with handwritten annotations.

1 p., with envelope.

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Bush, Peter R., 1946-....

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Kahn, Julius, 1861-1924

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In his early years, Julius Kahn was an actor who toured the country with Joseph Jefferson's troupe, as well as others. Later, Kahn became a lawyer, and represented California for more than twenty years in the House of Representatives as Republican Congressman. After Kahn died in office in December 1924, his wife Florence ran for his seat and won, becoming the first Jewish woman to serve as a Representative. From the description of Julius Kahn letters to Bro. MacKay, March 5 and 9, 18...

Bush, Peter, 1817-1903.

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Burnett, W. C. (Wellington Cleveland), 1830?-1907.

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Burnett was a San Francisco attorney. From the description of W.C. Burnett legal miscellany, 1856-1879. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 145415604 Burnett served four terms as Attorney and Counselor for the City and County of San Francisco, 1870-1880. Previously, he had been Calif. State Senator from Yuba and Sutter Counties, 1856-1857. He lived and worked in New York City, ca. 1895-1897. From the description of W.C. Burnett miscellany, 1844-1...

Treat, George.

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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Pensions

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