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This letter was typed on August 27, 1898, in the law office of Oliver M. WIlson, Kansas City, Kansas, addressed to his "Dear Old Friend," Honorable Robert Wesley McBride (1842-1926). Based upon information in the letter, Robert McBride was an assistant to Oliver Wilson when he served in the Indiana Senate. Oliver left Indiana in 1887 "on account of my health and to get out and rid of politics." He recovered his health and did get out of politics. Oliver wrote to Robert about his friend, Arthur...