Letters, 1858-1897.

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Gray, Horace, 1828-1902. Letters, 1858-1897.

Letters, 1858-1897.

Nine letters to and from Gray, mostly regarding current cases. Folder also includes a draft of his opinion on Kilborn v. Rewee (1874), and Gray's obituary (newspaper clipping).

19 sheets (21 p.)

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