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Grover Cleveland signed letter, Princeton, dated Nov. 8, 1899, written to the editor of the Baltimore Sun, complaining of a"newspaper man" and writting a very racist Joke! , 6 3/4" x 4 1/2". Here is letter in part:

Princeton November 8, 1899

 Dear Sir:

That’s a stupid jackass of a newspaper man here, unknown to me, who occasionally sends such silly stuff as the included.  Among the four newspapers. I read and enjoy in the Baltimore Sun. I now see the New York Herald ;  back when I see such a …….. as I send you, in my “Sun” ..friends is doing to tell me he has … the same thing in the Herald. I don’t suppose is at all important how many half baked newspaper hangers-on be toward… know what the negro baptist ….. said to the minister who look him .. and at his hands and ….churned him, as  he baptized him " Ef you dam look and you’ll  dream I am a nigger Yah” Yours Truly Grover Cleveland, Editor Baltimore sun , Baltimore MD.

Stephen Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908) was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office (1885–1889 and 1893–1897).[b] He won the popular vote for three presidential elections—in 1884, 1888, and 1892—and was one of two Democrats (with Woodrow Wilson) to be elected president during the era of Republican political domination dating from 1861 to 1933.

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Unusual letter from Grover Cleveland (racist remarks)
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