Rufus Rockwell Wilson lettersh[manuscript], 1895.


Wilson, Rufus Rockwell, 1865-1949. Rufus Rockwell Wilson lettersh[manuscript], 1895.

Rufus Rockwell Wilson lettersh[manuscript], 1895.

In letters, 1895 July 30, August 12 and August 26, Wilson writes to S. S. McClure and John Sanburn Phillips concerning an article he is writing on the "Seymour matter, letters from Senator [David Bennett?] Hill on the topic, arranging publication of a a book by Edmond Gibson Ross, and his successful efforts to find letters between Abraham Lincoln and Horatio Seymour.

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