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Henry Braid Wilson to Walt Whitman, 13 August 1879

 loc_js.00227_large.jpg Respectfully

Please examine correspondance and return to this office

H.B Wilson P.M. for Abels Very respectfully To Walt Whitman Esq  loc_js.00226_large.jpg

Henry Braid Wilson (1828–1898) was postmaster of Camden during Rutherford B. Hayes's presidential term, from 1877 to 1881. Wilson spent much of his life as a civil servant in Camden, including terms as City Council member and president. The H. B. Wilson School in Camden, which opened in 1907, is named in his honor. He is the father of Admiral Henry Braid Wilson Jr., who served as a naval officer in the First World War.

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