Altgeld Cleveland controversy

August 2017
Altgeld Cleveland Controversy;8/1/2017, p153
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Deals with Illinois Governor John P. Altgeld's protest to President Grover Cleveland about Cleveland's sending of federal troops to Chicago during the 1894 railway strike. Altgeld's demand for their withdrawal; Contents of Altgeld's July 5, 1894 telegram to Cleveland; Cleveland's comments in 1904 on the statements in the telegram.


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