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William Sprague letter to Zachariah Allen, Esq., 1868 July 21.
Wyles SC 220
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Title:

William Sprague letter to Zachariah Allen, Esq., 1868 July 21

Creator/Contributor:

Sprague, William, 1830-1915, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Allen, Zachariah, 1795-1882, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

One holograph letter written and signed by William Sprague from Washington about a tariff bill to impose a 2 cent per pound duty on cotton. He claims that legislators have a poor understanding of the subject and all hope of carrying the bill during the current session is abandoned.

Date:

1868 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ri
Sprague, William -- 1830-1915 -- Correspondence
Tariff on cotton -- United States
Rhode Island -- History -- 19th century

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
William Sprague was a member of the Republican Party who served as the 27th Governor of Rhode Island from 1860 to 1863 and U.S. Senator from 1863 to 1875. He participated in the First Battle of Bull Run during the American Civil War.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], William Sprague letter to Zachariah Allen, Esq.. Wyles SC 220. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Description:

1 item (1 leaf) ; 21 x 16 cm. folded to 21 x 13 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.