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On April 9, 1903, Cleveland newspapers announced that Steel King Andrew Carnegie had agreed to donate $250,000 (today's equivalent of $8 million) to build seven new branch libraries in Cleveland. This letter from Carnegie to Cleveland Librarian William H. Brett, dated several days before the news reports, confirms the donation. | Source: Cleveland Public Library, Library Archives
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