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Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) to Hamilton Holt

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04675.32 Author/Creator: Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 16 December 1919 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25.8 x 17.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Written on personal stationery. Hoover thanks Holt of The Independent for an invitation but regrets that he will be in California.

People: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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

Subjects: Entertaining and HospitalityJournalismPresident

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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