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Letter from H. D. Mackay (Law and Collection Office of Mackay and Sears, Leavenworth, Kansas) to Lieutenant L. E. Campbell (15th U. S. Infantry, Fort Wayne, Detroit, Michigan)

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P621
Overview Letter written October 26, 1866 by Leavenworth, Kansas businessman H. D. Mackay, denouncing the administration of U. S. President Andrew Johnson in the nation's period of post-Civil War Reconstruction. The envelope is addressed to L. E. Campbell but postmarked September 28. Mackay's letter is to Lieutenant Lafayette Campbell, who later married a niece of Johnson's successor, Ulysses S. Grant.
Dates: October 26, 1866

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