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Maxwell, Alexander S. (fl. 1861-1864) to Richard H. Jackson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07705.405 Author/Creator: Maxwell, Alexander S. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 February 1861 Pagination: 4 p. ; 11.1 x 16.8 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07705.405 Author/Creator: Maxwell, Alexander S. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 February 1861 Pagination: 4 p. ; 11.1 x 16.8 cm.

No year. He spent a week at New Year's but did not have enough time to see any of the Miss Harrisons. However, he saw Mrs. Haller. Asks Richard if he needs a clerk, for he would be happy to oblige,

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