Manuscript/Mixed Material Diary Entry of Hamilton Fish, February 28, 1873.

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Title
Diary Entry of Hamilton Fish, February 28, 1873.
Contributor Names
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 (Author)
Created / Published
February 28, 1873
Subject Headings
-  Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
-  Diary entry
Genre
Diary entry.
Notes
-  Hamilton Fish was secretary of state under President Grant, 1869-1877. Here Fish describes President Grant reading a "rough draft of his prepared inaugural" before his Cabinet. The Cabinet members suggest that the president make only "general statements" which should shorten the speech considerably.
-  Diary Entry of Hamilton Fish, February 28, 1873.
-  Forms part of Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012133
-  Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the former American Memory presentation “I Do Solemnly Swear”: Presidential Inaugurations (retired 2016).
Source Collection
Hamilton Fish papers, 1732-1914
Repository
Manuscript Division
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Grant, Ulysses S. Diary Entry of Hamilton Fish, February 28, 1873. 1873. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2501/. (Accessed October 17, 2017.)

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Grant, U. S. (1873) Diary Entry of Hamilton Fish, February 28, 1873. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2501/.

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Grant, Ulysses S. Diary Entry of Hamilton Fish, February 28, 1873. 1873. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/pin2501/>.