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Taft, William H. (1857-1930) to Nellie Taft

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05585.01 Author/Creator: Taft, William H. (1857-1930) Place Written: Cincinnati, Ohio Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 September 1899 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 20.2 x 12.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Discussing his evening the night before, his plans for today and tomorrow and mentions various friends in Cincinnati. Accompanied by letter of reference for nurse Mary Mack who does nothing but cook. re: his 42d birthday, with letter of reference for Mary Mack

People: Taft, William H. (William Howard)., 1857-1930

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: PresidentHolidays and CelebrationsLetter of Introduction or RecommendationWomen's HistoryLabor

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