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Harris, Joel Chandler (1848-1908) to unknown

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.164 Author/Creator: Harris, Joel Chandler (1848-1908) Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 March 1884 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Declines the request to be a lecturer. Written on The Constitution Magazine letterhead.

People: Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: African American History, Literature and Language Arts

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