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Letter signed W.T. Sherman, Washington, D.C., to [E.O.C.] Ord, March 26, 1877

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Identifier: D00915

Title: Letter signed W.T. Sherman, Washington, D.C., to [E.O.C.] Ord, March 26, 1877

Description: Discusses matters surrounding the filling of a vacancy for the position of governor of Leavenworth Prison. Describes the atmosphere in Washington surrounding incoming President Rutherford B. Hayes and Grant's plans after retirement.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States

Dates: 1877-03-26

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

Subjects: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Prisons
Politics and government

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