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This Ohio politician served that state as a representative (1911-15) and as senator (1930-39). TNS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, DC, 1938 March 26. Addressed to noted Lincoln/Civil War scholar ARNOLD F. GATES (1914-93). Very good. Lightly, evenly age toned; staple hole near top center. On United States Senate letterhead, Bulkley sends "a copy of the bill claiming damages for homes destroyed by Civil War soldiers. which is now pending before the Senate Claims Committee." Large, bold full signature in blue fountain pen. Also present is the aforementioned printed bill, 1p, 7½" X 11", Washington, DC, 1937 January 11. Very good. Bit of minor wear and age toning along bottom edge. "S. 597" 75th Congress, 1st Session, being "A Bill to repeal the prohibition upon the filing of Civil War claims." Introduced by Tennessee senator Kenneth D. McKellar (1869-1957), this unusual bill sought to repeal a 1915 statute that restricted certain types of Civil War-related damage claims. Whether or not this bill passed the Senate we have not determined. Bookseller Inventory # 28278
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