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Guide to the Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker 1977.378

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901
Title: Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker
Dates: 1888
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0068
Call Phrase: 1977.378
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Biographical Note

Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was a Republican politician who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was both preceded and succeeded in office by Democrat Grover Cleveland.

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Scope and Contents note

One letter from Benjamin Harrison to George C. Baker of Brooklyn, N.Y., thanking Baker and the Kensington Campaign Club for their support in Harrison's presidential campaign. The letter is dated August 9, 1888.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Baker, George C.

Document Type

  • Correspondence

Subject Topics

  • Political clubs -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -y 1888

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |x Politics and government

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker, 1977.378, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of George C. Baker, 1950.

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