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Horace Greeley letter to James Dunn

Horace Greeley letter to James Dunn

Descriptive Summary

Title: Horace Greeley letter to James Dunn
Creator: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872
Inclusive Dates: 1872 May 22
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 letter
Collection Number: ms1007
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Horace Greeley (1811-1872) served as a U.S. Representative from New York and, in 1841, he founded the New York Tribune and acted as editor until his death.

For additional information see the Congressional Biographical Directory.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter from Horace Greeley to James Dunn dated May 22, 1872 in which Greeley discusses the flaws of Andrew Johnson's reconstruction policy and the dangers of the Ulysses S. Grant administration.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Horace Greeley letter to James Dunn, ms1007, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Dunn, James, active 1872
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1872 May 22