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    William Jennings Bryan Autograph Letter Signed. Four pages on two sheets of his personal letterhead, 8.5" x 5.25". Undated, but a pencil notation in an unknown hand on the first page reads, "ca. 1899." To an unnamed Senator regarding a speech recently delivered by said Senator, Bryan writes: "You are on solid ground when you build upon the declaration that governments derive their just powers from consent of the governed. I hope your patriotic appeal will reach the heart of your party..." The recipient may be George F. Hoar, Senator from Massachusetts who gave a series of speeches on the topic of the role of imperialism in the Spanish American War. Signed, "Bryan". From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

    Flattened folds and light wrinkling throughout. Previous dealer's pricing on the first page.

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