Justin Smith Morrill to Matthew H. Buckham, January 3, 1884

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WASHINGTON Jan'y 3, 1884
Dear sir:
I have your favor with the
enclosure, and while I have I
confess, but very little hope of
succeeding with anything at the
present session of Congress, I
see no objection to this proposi-
tion of Mr. Holmes. Of
course I do not abandon my
old bill. I have been
thwarted in my efforts for the
last two or three years in

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consequence of the different
propositions presented by Senator
Logan and by Senator Blair.
Their propositions have appeared
to me cranky and destitute of
any possible chance of success;
but they have interferred with
anything that I could do.
Very truly yours
Justin S. Morrill
Presdt M.H. Buckham,
Burlington, Vt.

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