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Letter dated May 27, 1917 from Fred Robertson to Myron A. Waterman, both of Kansas City, Kansas, thanking him for a cartoon of congratulations. Enclosed loose inside the stationery is a print of a political cartoon by Waterman. Fred Robertson (1871-1959) was the United States Attorney for the District of Kansas from 1913 to 1921. Myron A. Waterman (1855-1937) first gained recognition as a political cartoonist and illustrator in the early 1890s while working as the editor of the Fort Scott Lantern. He held a number of other occupations throughout his life including working in the drug store business and serving as a deputy state bank commissioner of Kansas from 1894 to 1901. Waterman was a staunch prohibitionist and a member of the First Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas, moving there from Fort Scott in 1893. In 1901 or 1902 he relocated to Kansas City, Kansas.

Creator: Robertson, Fred
Date: 1917

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Item Number: 320278
KSHS Identifier: 2012.78.45

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