Letter : Minneapolis, to Lilly, 1893 Nov. 5.


Cleveland, H. W. S. (Horace William Shaler), 1814-1900. Letter : Minneapolis, to Lilly, 1893 Nov. 5.

Letter : Minneapolis, to Lilly, 1893 Nov. 5.

Autograph letter. Portions of letter are missing. Cleveland writes about a visit to the Columbian Exposition in Chicago; the assassination of Chicago mayor, Carter Harrison; Marshall Field's gift to help build a permanent museum; and the development and growth of Chicago.

1 item (8 p.) ; 21 cm.

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