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Petition to the United States Treasury
Two-page petition to the United States Treasury Department by some 40 merchants and public figures, including Rufus Choate, relating to the acquisition by the federal government of a block of buildings adjacent to the Customs House in Boston. Included handwritten endorsement in the hand of Daniel Webster and signed by Webster and Robert C. Winthrop.
- Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859 (Author, Person)
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.01 linear ft. (1 envelope)
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United States Government Property, United States Division of Customs
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