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Manuscript/Mixed Material Letter from John P. Newman to Benjamin Harrison, March 5, 1889.

About this Item

Title

  • Letter from John P. Newman to Benjamin Harrison, March 5, 1889.

Names

  • Newman, John Philip, 1826-1899 (Author)

Created / Published

  • March 5, 1889

Headings

  • -  Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901
  • -  Letter

Genre

  • Letter.

Notes

  • -  Forms part of Benjamin Harrison papers, 1780-1948; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009029
  • -  Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Round Lake, New York, John P. Newman compliments President Harrison on his inaugural address in rather vague terms, but considers it a "model for future Presidents." He states more plainly, "You say what you mean & mean what you say" and finds cheering "its religious tone."
  • -  Letter from John P. Newman to Benjamin Harrison, March 5, 1889.
  • -  Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the former American Memory presentation “I Do Solemnly Swear”: Presidential Inaugurations (retired 2016).

Source Collection

  • Benjamin Harrison papers, 1780-1948

Repository

  • Manuscript Division

Online Format

  • image

Rights & Access

The Library of Congress's digital scans of the Benjamin Harrison Papers are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Benjamin Harrison Papers.

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Chicago citation style:

Newman, John Philip. Letter from John P. Newman to Benjamin Harrison, March 5. March 5, 1889. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/pin3005/.

APA citation style:

Newman, J. P. (1889) Letter from John P. Newman to Benjamin Harrison, March 5. March 5. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin3005/.

MLA citation style:

Newman, John Philip. Letter from John P. Newman to Benjamin Harrison, March 5. March 5, 1889. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/pin3005/>.