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Title Carl Schurz Correspondence
Author Schurz, Carl
Date 20 Aug 1884
Document Type Correspondence; Manuscript
Reference SC020
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Description A single letter from Carl Schurz addressed to A.H. Markland, confirming that he will report Markland's suggestions on an unknown subject to the Independent Commission.
Biographical Note / History Carl Schurz was born in Liblar, near Cologne, Prussia. After participating in the 1848-1849 German Revolution, he immigrated to the United States with his wife Margarethe in 1852. They settled in Wisconsin, where Schurz was admitted to the bar and became active in Republican Party politics. He served as American minister to Spain in 1861-1862, as a general in the Union Army from 1862 to1864, was elected to the Senate from Missouri in 1868, and served as Secretary of the Interior in 1877-1881. Throughout his career he was an active spokesman for the German-American community.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places London, England
People Schurz, Carl
Keywords politics
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania