Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921 1915 November 9 Letter.


Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921 1915 November 9 Letter.

Letter sugesting that Gen. Joseph Warren Keifer and Gen. Nelson Appleton Miles meet Watterson in Detroit "when er could make a dead set at Henry Ford."

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Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921

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Journalist, author, and politician. From the description of Papers of Henry Watterson, 1857-1983, (bulk 1882-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071676 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Louisville, KY, to Hon. D. A. Wells, 1887 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660897 Watterson was the editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal. From the description of Autograph letters signed from Henry Watters...