Papers of William Strong, 1874.


Papers of William Strong, 1874.


Letter (Washington, 1874 Sept. 10) from Associate Justice Strong to William M. Evarts concerning Evarts' eulogy of Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase and including a defense of the 1872 U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding legal tender.

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