William T. Sherman

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1889 February: 2 letters to W. W. Morrow re J. D. Stevenson; 1890 May: regrets but cannot accept Stanfords' invitation



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75 West 71 St.

New York. Feb. 16 1889

Hon. W. W. Morrow M.[C?] of Cal.

Washington D.C.

My dear Sir:

Complying with request of Col. J. D. Stevenson I herewith enclose his petition to the incoming Secretary of the Treasury, after having endorsed the same in proper manner.

I am informed that all necessary instructions in the matter have been mailed you so further remarks in the [premises?] would be superfluous.

With great respect

truly your friend

W. T. Sherman

General

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75 West 71 St.

New York. Feb. 22 1889

Hon. W. W. Morrow

Washington D.C.

My dear Sir:

The enclosed papers will explain themselves.

I can only add my wish that Col. Stevenson may be successful in his efforts to secure honest employment at the hands of our government.

With great respect

Your friend

W. T. Sherman

General.

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[crossed out][preprinted] VICE-PRESIDENT'S CHAMBER, WASHINGTON. [/preprinted][/crossed out]

General W. T. Sherman acknowledges receipt of the compliments of Mr & Mrs Stanfords invitation to dinner Thursday May 22, 1890 - and regrets that his engagements require him to be in New York on the Monday preceding the 22nd and that in consequence he will be unable to remain in Washington for the 22nd. He therefore begs to be excused.

1219. [K?]. Street. Washinton DC.

[left margin, different hand] Regrets - Dinner May 22 [to meet?] The President and Mrs Harrison [/left margin, different hand]

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