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Fish, Ferdinand (fl.1873-) to Richard H. Jackson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07705.432 Author/Creator: Fish, Ferdinand (fl.1873-) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 March 1873 Pagination: 1 p. ; 19.5 x 25.5 cm.

He discusses the matter of a horse. Apparently Jackson has complained about the horse, but Fish points out, he took it for "better or for worse."

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