Manuscript/Mixed Material Shorthand transcription of President Garfield's Inaugural Address by a 12 3/4 year old girl, March 4, 1881, among papers of James A. Garfield.

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Title
Shorthand transcription of President Garfield's Inaugural Address by a 12 3/4 year old girl, March 4, 1881, among papers of James A. Garfield.
Contributor Names
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 (Author)
Created / Published
March 4, 1881
Subject Headings
-  Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881
-  Inaugural address
Genre
Inaugural address.
Notes
-  Forms part of James A. Garfield papers, 1775-1889; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms008147
-  Noted on the verso of the last page: "Written by a little girl 12 3/4 years old." This shorthand transcription of President Garfield's inaugural address, on lined copybook paper, must have had special meaning to the president, who preserved it in his personal scrapbooks.
-  Shorthand transcription of President Garfield's Inaugural Address by a 12 3/4 year old girl, March 4, 1881, among papers of James A. Garfield.
-  Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the former American Memory presentation “I Do Solemnly Swear”: Presidential Inaugurations (retired 2016).
Source Collection
James A. Garfield papers, 1775-1889
Repository
Manuscript Division
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Garfield, James A. Shorthand transcription of President Garfield's Inaugural Address by a 12 3/4 year old girl, March 4, among papers of James A. Garfield. March 4, 1881. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2705/.

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Garfield, J. A. (1881) Shorthand transcription of President Garfield's Inaugural Address by a 12 3/4 year old girl, March 4, among papers of James A. Garfield. March 4. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2705/.

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Garfield, James A. Shorthand transcription of President Garfield's Inaugural Address by a 12 3/4 year old girl, March 4, among papers of James A. Garfield. March 4, 1881. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/pin2705/>.