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Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) to Perry Belmont re: removing political corruption from national life

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06041 Author/Creator: Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Place Written: Princeton Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1906/01/09 Pagination: 1 p. 27.7 x 21.2 cm

Summary of Content: Written in response to Belmont's article "Publicity of Campaign Receipts and Expenditures." Cleveland writes in part: "I am thorougly convinced that the time has arrived when this subject should be treated thoroughly and rigorously and with honest intention to arrive... at this point where the baleful influences of political corruption shall be removed from our national life."

People: Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908
Belmont, Perry, 1851-1947

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

Subjects: Progressive EraElectionGovernment and CivicsCorruption and ScandalReform MovementPoliticsPresident

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