This supplement covers the years 1872, 1873, & 1874. The letters discovered after the bulk of the Monroe letters had been read and listed. (Monroe was in Congress between 1871 and 1881.)
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1872: The additional letters in this year number thirty-one. Almost all of the correspondence concerns routine matters, mostly political. On January 29th he received an invitation to attend a Republican Celebration in Wooster, Ohio, on February 22nd. Letter of February 29th indicated that he did not attend. A letter of February 7th reveals that he may have been in Philadelphia soon after that date. For other information see original chonology pp. 15 & 16 [Nov. 28, 1871 to March 18, 1873].
1873:This year is represented by forty-seven letters. On January 20th he again received an invitation to a Republican Celebration in Wooster, Ohio, on February 22nd. It is not known that he attended. Other letters are routine. For other information see original chronology pp. 16 & 17 [March 18, 1873 to June 25, 1874].
1874: Forty-eight letters are found in this year. On May 19th Monroe receiveds an invitation to attend a Decoration Day Celebration in Oberlin. It is not known if he attended. Other letters are routine. For other information see the original chronology pp. 17 & 18 [June 25, 1874 to March 22, 1875].
Also see the main chronology, Part 1 (1841-1872) or Part 2 (1873-1898).