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Noyes, Charles P. (1842-1921) To Frank Noyes

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.33 Author/Creator: Noyes, Charles P. (1842-1921) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 November 1896 Pagination: 1 p. : 22 x 29 cm

Letter from Charles P. Noyes to Frank Noyes. It starts out by talking about the 1896 presidential election, in which Charles supported McKinley, and then segues into talking about their family tree and ancestors, especially Peter Wells.

The writing takes up both sides of the parchment, and is on stationary belonging to Noyes's drugstore.

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