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Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) to Willie Olcott Burr re: Nebraska Democratic platform & other proposals [Bryan]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02925.05 Author/Creator: Cleveland, Grover (1837-1908) Place Written: Princeton, New Jersey Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1908/03/14 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Signed as a former President, concerning his feelings on the Nebraska Democratic platform and implicitly, the rise of populism and William Jennings Bryan. Cleveland advocate the "old Democratic creed."


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

Keywords/Subjects: Progressive Era, President, Democratic Party, Election, Politics, Government and Civics

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