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Taft, William H. (1857-1930) to John Dalzell

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00895 Author/Creator: Taft, William H. (1857-1930) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 8 February 1905 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 27 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Asks Dalzell's support to reduce the tariff for the Philippines. Includes handwritten insertions. Written on War Department letterhead.

People: Taft, William H. (William Howard)., 1857-1930

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: PresidentTaxes or TaxationFinanceEconomicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyAsiaCommerce

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