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Mahan, Alfred Thayer (1840-1914) to unknown

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02466.08 Author/Creator: Mahan, Alfred Thayer (1840-1914) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 November 1900 Pagination: 2 p. ; 19.8 x 12.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Written on stationary of "160 West Eighty Sixth Street." Written by Mahan, who had resigned his naval commission in 1895 and who was a well-known author on naval theory and strategy in 1900. Appears to be written to a magazine or newspaper editor soliciting a piece from Mahan.

People: Mahan, Alfred Thayer, 1840-1914

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

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesUnion GeneralNavyLiterature and Language ArtsJournalism

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