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Arthur, Chester A. (1829-1886) Executive Mansion logbook of retained telegrams copies: Incoming Messages

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04354.01 Author/Creator: Arthur, Chester A. (1829-1886) Place Written: [Washington] Type: Manuscript Date: 8 December 1881 - 13 January 1883 Pagination: 1 v. ; 499 p. ; 25.2 x 31 cm.

People: Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: PresidentGovernment and CivicsTelegraphVice President

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