Manuscript/Mixed Material Telegram from William Jennings Bryan to President Cleveland, March 4, 1893.

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Title
Telegram from William Jennings Bryan to President Cleveland, March 4, 1893.
Contributor Names
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 (Author)
Created / Published
March 4, 1893
Subject Headings
-  Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908
-  Telegram/express letter
Genre
Telegram/express letter.
Notes
-  Forms part of Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms008094
-  William Jennings Bryan was a U.S. representative from Nebraska at the time he sent this telegram to congratulate his fellow Democrat, President Cleveland, on his inauguration as president. During the economic depression of Cleveland's second administration, however, the Democratic party was bitterly divided, with President Cleveland favoring the gold standard and Bryan supporting "free silver."
-  Telegram from William Jennings Bryan to President Cleveland, March 4, 1893.
-  Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the former American Memory presentation “I Do Solemnly Swear”: Presidential Inaugurations (retired 2016).
Source Collection
Grover Cleveland papers, 1743-1945
Repository
Manuscript Division
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Chicago citation style:

Bryan, William Jennings. Telegram from William Jennings Bryan to President Cleveland, March 4, 1893. March 4, 1893. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin3101/. (Accessed October 23, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Bryan, W. J. (1893) Telegram from William Jennings Bryan to President Cleveland, March 4, 1893. March 4. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin3101/.

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Bryan, William Jennings. Telegram from William Jennings Bryan to President Cleveland, March 4, 1893. March 4, 1893. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/pin3101/>.