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Francis, David R. (1850-1927) To: J.Q.A. Ward. Re: request for Ward to serve on a sculpture advisory committee currently in formation. [Carbon Copy]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06343.325 Author/Creator: Francis, David R. (1850-1927) Place Written: St. Louis, [MO] Type: Typed document signed Date: 1902/10/18 Pagination: 2 p. + dock. 25 cm x 19.8 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06343.325 Author/Creator: Francis, David R. (1850-1927) Place Written: St. Louis, [MO] Type: Typed document signed Date: 1902/10/18 Pagination: 2 p. + dock. 25 cm x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Stationary heading: "Universal Exposition, Commemorating the Acquistion of the Louisana Territory . . . Office of the President".

People: Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910
Francis, David Rowland, 1850-1927

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraArt, Music, Theater, and FilmExpositions and FairsLouisiana Purchase

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