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Accession Number 1996.001
Catalog Number 1996.001.013
Object Name Letter
Title Caldwell letter
Description Letter to John L. Caldwell, a member of the 1873-1874 Ohio Constitutional Convention from U.S. Senator Allen G. Thurman:
"United States Senate Chamber, / Washington, May 15th 1874 / My dear Sir / I thank you sincerely for / your kind letter of 13th inst. and / it gives me much pleasure to know / that my course on the currency / question meets your approval and / that of my old friends the Democracy / of Pike. I have fought for a cardinal level of / the democratic faith - opposition / to irredeemable paper money - and / every day brings me proof that / the sober second thought of the / people will sustain my course / Yours truly / A.G. Thurman / Hon. J.L. Caldwell / Constitutional Convention / Cin. O."
Date March 15, 1874
Dimensions H-8.5 W-10 inches
Notes Pike County's John Lewis Caldwell was a member of the Ohio Congressional Constitution Committee of 1873-1874.
People Caldwell, John Lewis
Thurman, Allen G. 1813-1895
Material Paper/Ink
Provenance Lucy Caldwell donated a collection of items that had belonged to her grandfather, John Lewis Caldwell, who was a member of the Ohio Congressional Constitution Committee of 1873-1874.

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board took over the care of the Statehouse and its collections in 1988.
Subjects Constitutional convention
Currency
Currency question
Collection John L. Caldwell Collection