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Dawes, Charles (1865-1951) to my dear mother

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02679.58 Author/Creator: Dawes, Charles (1865-1951) Place Written: Washington D.C. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1 August 1921 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22 x 27 cm.

Summary of Content: The publishers sent him the first copy of his book. He is very pleased with it and will send her one as well.

Background Information:

People: Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951

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

Subjects: Progressive EraWorld War ISoldier's LetterMilitary HistoryChildren and FamilyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyLiterature and Language ArtsPrintingWomen's History

Sub Era: World War I

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