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Francis, David R. (1850-1927) To: J.Q.A. Ward. Re: enclosing a stipend for his services as a member of the Advisory Committee.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06343.326 Author/Creator: Francis, David R. (1850-1927) Place Written: St. Louis, [MO] Type: Typed document signed Date: 1902/12/04 Pagination: 1 p. + dock. 26 cm x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: Stationary heading: "World's Fair, at St. Louis, 1904 , Louisiana Purchase Exposition . . . 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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