Records of New England Granite Works, Hartford, Conn., 1889-1893.


New England Granite Works. Records of New England Granite Works, Hartford, Conn., 1889-1893.

Records of New England Granite Works, Hartford, Conn., 1889-1893.

Correspondence and telegrams between the New England Granite Works and suppliers concerning the Congressional Library building. Correspondents include Bernard Richardson Green, Superintendent, Library of Congress Building and Grounds, and J.G. Batterson, president of Travelers Insurance Company.

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