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    Andrew John Volstead Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8" x 10", Washington D.C., May 17, 1921. Typed on "House of Representatives U.S." letterhead, Volstead writes to William Coles, President of "C.B. Coles & Sons Company".line part: "I think that your society can best further the cause of prohibition by simply preaching to the rank and file the doctrine of strict law enforcement". Volstead (1860-1947) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and chief proponent of the National Prohibition Act of 1919, usually called the Volstead Act. Flattened folds with stray foxing.


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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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