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Stevens, Frederick Clement (1861-1923) to A.G. Johnson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09518.01 Author/Creator: Stevens, Frederick Clement (1861-1923) Place Written: s.l. Type: Letter signed Date: 14 January 1914 Pagination: 1 p. ; 26.7 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Replies to Johnson's telegram of January 13, 1914 calling for Stevens to oppose the literacy test as part of the Burnett immigration bill. Agrees with Johnson that the bill should not pass and, "...if the provisions of the bill had been carried out during the early history of our State it would have kept out of the State many of our most useful citizens, both from this country and foreign lands."

People: Stevens, Frederick Clement, 1861-1923

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

Subjects: Immigration and Migration

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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