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The portrait photograph features an image of John Hay, who served as the twelfth United States Assistant Secretary of State (1879-1881), as a United States Ambassador to Great Britain (1897-1898), and as the thirty-seventh United States Secretary of State. The portrait is printed in black and white on a matte surface and is affixed to an off-white card. Below the image, a personal inscription from Clara Hay, John Hay's wife, to Prof. Dr. Isidore Groedel appears.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
12 X 8 15/16 inches
recto, embossed on lower right corner of photograph: Hollinger recto, on border at bottom, handwritten in ink: To Prof Dr Groedel / from Clara L Hay / In remembrance of all his kindly and / careful treatment of her husband Mr John Hay
Hay, Clara Louise Stone, 1849-1914; Hay, John, 1838-1905
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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