Correspondence (outgoing)

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to T. W. Stanford: his health and issue of tariffs 1892 May 30; to A. Lathrop: re horses 1892 Aug 8; to B. Harrison (tel): condolences on wife's death 1892 Oct 25; to Mrs. E. F. Beale (tel): condolences 1893 April 22; to F. Shay: the Stillman matter and other business concerns 1893 June 19



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[United States Senate,

Washington, D.C. ] May 30, 1892

Thomas W. Stanford Esq.

Melbourne.

Dear Brother,

Mrs. Stanford and I leave Washington tonight for New York and shall there take the steamer for Europe where we expect to travel for two or three months. My health has not been as good as I could desire in consequence of an attack of the “grippe” which has affected my legs and hearing. It is the latter difficulty which gives me the most inconvenience for I have no doubt that my legs will come around all right.

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I have been thinking of writing you a long social letter but somehow it seems as though I never [illegible] the time. I wish you could find it convenient to make us a visit before long. I would like to show you the schools I have established and to enjoy your society. I send you some copies of my speeches and interviews on the money question which you may find interesting. It is, in my opinion, the most important question now before the country. We are to have our Presidential election this fall and it is the absorbinb topic. I would very much like to have my

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measures in regard to finance adopted. That they will be adopted sooner or later I have no doubt but it will not be this year. The political issue is really whether the Republican or Democratic party shall control. The tariff is scarcely an issue in fact, because as we have to raise nearly five hundred millions of dollars for Government expenses we are compelled to have a tariff for revenue, so practically the protective tariff men have matters their own way. Free trade cannot assert iself in face of the revenue which must be raised

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and which the people will not consent to have raised by direct taxation.

Jennie joins me in kind remembrances.

Your affectionate brother

Leland Stanford

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To Mrs. E.F. Beale

[April?] 22, 1893

Telegram of condolences on death of Gen. Beale.

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