Adlai E. Stevenson : miscellaneous papers, 1891-1894.


Adlai E. Stevenson : miscellaneous papers, 1891-1894.

Papers include letters of a routine nature, including twelve letters, 1891-1892, to William McKendree Springer, and Ill. congressman, discussing the political activities surrounding efforts to elect Springer speaker of the House of Representatives.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7605610

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