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Bidwell, John (fl. 1891) General Bidwell's letter of acceptance [Prohibition Party nomination - election]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04707.01 Author/Creator: Bidwell, John (fl. 1891) Place Written: s.l. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1891 ca. Pagination:

People: Bidwell, John, fl. 1891

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Progressive EraProhibitionTemperance and ProhibitionAlcoholGovernment and CivicsPresidentElectionPolitics

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