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Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Extradition of Gilbert Coutant, charged with larceny (c/s Edwin F. Uhl)

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02784 Author/Creator: Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 22 October 1895 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Partly printed document signed as President and countersigned by Uhl as Acting Secretary of State. Written to Henry M. Howell of Canada.

People: Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: President, Law, Crime, Criminals and Outlaws, Government and Civics, Canada, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy

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