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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Ignatius Loyola Donnelly

1831–1901

American politician and author. Republican congressman, 1863–9; lobbyist on behalf of western US railroads. Returned to Minnesota from Washington DC in 1872 and increasingly espoused liberal populist causes, including anti-racism and women’s suffrage; state senator, 1874–8. Author of a variety of books including fiction, literary criticism, and social commentary.

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ANB