Letter and manuscript of George Bancroft [manuscript], n.d.


Letter and manuscript of George Bancroft [manuscript], n.d.

Bancroft writes to A[braham?] O[akey] Hall asking the latter to check for errors on the enclosed manuscript page of Bancroft's "History of the United States."

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Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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