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Box 2 1896-1896
Box 2, Folder 1 Correspondence: January-May 1896

The correspondence deals primarily with the organization of delegates in Ohio and black Republican delegates in the south. The principal correspondents are James Bradford, Jere A. Brown, Asa Bushnell, Charles Cottrill, Mark Hanna and J. Madison Vance.

James Bradford to George Myers; January 6, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; February 12, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; February 27, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; March 6, 1896
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[unknown] to George Myers; March 9, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; March 14, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; March 31, 1896
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James Bradford to George Myers; April 3, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; April 3, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; April 10, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; April 10, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; April 11, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; April 12, 1896
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M.A. Hanna to George Myers; April 14, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; April 18, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; April 19, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; April 22, 1896
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James Bradford to George Myers; April 23, 1896
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W.M. Hahn to George Myers; April 30, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; May 1, 1986
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Jere Brown to George Myers; May 3, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; May 5, 1896
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George Myers to Judge Edmund Waddill; March 18, 1896
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Judge Edmund Waddill to M.A. Hanna; May 18, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; May 20, 1896
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T.E. Burton to George Myers; May 21, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; May 22, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; May 24, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; May 24, 1896
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Asa Bushnell to George Myers; May 25, 1896
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M.A. Hanna to George Myers; May 25, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; May 26, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; May 29, 1896
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Box 2, Folder 2

Correspondence: June-July 1896

The correspondence pertains to the GOP Convention in St. Louis. The major correspondents are James Bradford, Jere A. Brown, Walter Cohen, Charles Cottrill, James Servis and J. Madison Vance.

James Bradford to George Myers; June 2, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; June 3, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; June 4, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; June 10, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; June 12, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; June 20, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; June 26, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; June 29, 1896
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[James Servis] to George Myers; July 2, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; July 3, 1896
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Walter Cohen to George Myers; July 9, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; July 10, 1896
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Chris Perry to George Myers; July 13, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; July 13, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; July 15, 1896
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[Henry Penros] to George Myers; July 18, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; July 22, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; July 23, 1896
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[James Servis] to George Myers; July 23, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; July 24, 1896
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George Myers to Chas. Kinney; July 30, 1896
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Chas. Kinney to George Myers; July 31, 1896
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Box 2, Folder 3

Correspondence: August-September 1896

The correspondence deals with the Presidential Election of 1896. It covers staffing of campaign offices with blacks, providing speeches and literature for black voters and the representation of blacks within the Republican party and related clubs, both in the north and south. The major correspondents are F. L. Barnett, James Bradford, Theodore Burton, Henry Demas, Charles Fillmore, R. T. Greener, Carlos Stone, Samuel Thompson and Ralph Tyler.

[Henry Penros] to George Myers; August 1, 1896
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Charles Cottrill to George Myers; August 2, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; August 3, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; August 4, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; August 5, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; August 6, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; August 11, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; August 13, 1896
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Richard Harrison to George Myers; August 14, 1896
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W.M. Hahn to George Myers; August 14, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; August 17, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; August 19, 1896
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Chas. Fillmore to George Myers; August 20, 1896
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Richard Greener to George Myers; August 20, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; August 24, 1896
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Charles Dick to George Myers; August 25, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; August 28, 1896
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Richard Greener to George Myers; September 2, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; September 2, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; September 3, 1896
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James Bradford to George Myers; September 3, 1896
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T.E. Burton to George Myers; September 9, 1896
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Richard Tyler to George Myers; September 9, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; September 9, 1896
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W.M. Hahn to George Myers; September 9, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; September 10, 1896
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A.L. Barnett to George Myers; September 12, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; September 12, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; September 15, 1896
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Chas. Fillmore to George Myers; September 16, 1896
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T.E. Burton to George Myers; September 19, 1896
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Charles Anderson to George Myers; September 19, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; September 23, 1896
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A.L. Barnett to George Myers; September 24, 1896
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Henry Demas to George Myers; September 24, 1896
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Carlos Stone to George Myers; September 30, 1896
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Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence: October 1896

The correspondence pertains to the 1896 election and the efforts made by Myers and other black politicians to get out the black vote for McKinley. The principal correspondents are Henry Y. Arnett, Jere A. Brown, Rev. Reverdy Ransom, Samuel Thompson and Ralph Tyler.

Samuel Thompson to George Myers; October 6, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; October 7, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; October 9, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; October 10, 1896
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Charles Dick to George Myers; October 12, 1896
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R.C. Ransom to George Myers; October 13, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; October 13, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; October 14, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; October 16, 1896
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Richard Tyler to George Myers; October 16, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; October 17, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; October 17, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; October 17, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; October 19, 1896
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[F.Adams] to George Myers; October 19, 1896
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James Bradford to George Myers; October 20, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; October 21, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; October 23, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; October 23, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; October 23, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; October 24, 1896
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E.E. Cooper to George Myers; October 26, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; October 26, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; October 27, 1896
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R.C. Ransom to George Myers; October 28, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; October 28, 1896
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Henry Arnett to George Myers; October 29, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; October 29, 1896
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E.E. Cooper to George Myers; October 30, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; October 30, 1896
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Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence: November 1896

The letters are concerned primarily with the patronage due blacks for their support of McKinley. The major correspondents are Charles Anderson, Jere A. Brown, William H. Parham, Samuel Thompson and Ralph Tyler.

[G.R. Townsend] to George Myers; November 1, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; November 4, 1896
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Harry Vail to George Myers; November 5, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; November 8, 1896
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Chas. Fillmore to George Myers; November 9, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; November 10, 1896
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Benjamin Arnett to George Myers; November 11, 1896
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James Ross to George Myers; November 11, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; November 11, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; November 11, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; November 14, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; November 14, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; November 15, 1896
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J. Madison Vance to George Myers; November 17, 1896
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Charles Anderson to George Myers; November 17, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; November 17, 1896
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[G.R. Townsend] to George Myers; November 17, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; November 20, 1896
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Chas. Kinney to George Myers; November 20, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; November 21, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; November 23, 1896
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Charles Anderson to George Myers; November 24, 1896
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E.E. Cooper to George Myers; November 25, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; November 26, 1896
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Asa Bushnell to George Myers; November 27, 1896
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E.E. Cooper to George Myers; November 27, 1896
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M.B. Morton to George Myers; November 28, 1896
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Wm. H. Parham to George Myers; November 30, 1896
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[J.B.S.] to George Myers; November 30, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; November 30, 1896
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Box 2, Folder 6

Correspondence: December 1896

The correspondence is primarily concerned with politics and patronage following the Republican victory. There are also letters from Henry Demas and Walter Cohen discussing southern Republicans. The principal correspondents are Bishop Benjamin Arnett, Jere A. Brown, Walter Cohen, Henry Demas, Rev. Reverdy Ransom, Samuel Thompson and Ralph Tyler.

R.H. Terrell to George Myers; December 1, 1896
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Charles Anderson to George Myers; December 1, 1896
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Benjamin Arnett and James Bradford to George Myers; December 1, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; December 1,1896
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Chas. Fillmore to George Myers; December 4, 1896
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[Jas. Boyle] to George Myers; December 4, 1896
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E.E. Cooper to George Myers; December 4, 1896
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Walter L. Cohen to George Myers; December 5, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; December 5, 1896
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W.J. Stevens to George Myers; December 7, 1896
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J.E. Hawkins to George Myers; December 7, 1896
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Charles Anderson to George Myers; December 7, 1896
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Jere Brown to George Myers; December 8, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; December 10, 1896
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James Bradford to George Myers; December 10, 1896
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M.M. Lewey to George Myers; December 10, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; December 10, 1896
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E.E. Cooper to George Myers; December 11, 1896
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R.C. Ransom to George Myers; December 15, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; December 15, 1896
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E.E. Cooper to George Myers; December 17, 1896
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Benjamin Arnett to George Myers; December 18, 1896
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Samuel Thompson to George Myers; December 18, 1896
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Chas. Kinney to George Myers; December 18, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; December 18, 1896
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Chas. Fillmore to George Myers; December 21, 1896
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Ralph Tyler to George Myers; December 21, 1896
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Walter L. Cohen to George Myers; December 21, 1896
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James Bradford to George Myers; December 23, 1896
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M.M. Lewey to George Myers; December 23, 1896
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Henry Demas to George Myers; December 24, 1896
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[unknown] to George Myers; December 28, 1896
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L.C. Williams to George Myers; December 29, 1896
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Asa Bushnell to George Myers; December 30, 1896
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E.E. Cooper to George Myers; December 31, 1896
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J.E. Hawkins to George Myers; December 1896
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Henry Arnett to George Myers; December 1896
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M.A. Hanna to George Myers; December 1896
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