Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

Guide to the Seymour Adelman Letters and Documents Collection - C

Part II: Box and Folder List

Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library

Copyright 2005 by Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, Z

Box Person Named and Contents Date
3

C., L.M.

Letter: Carthage, to an unknown correspondent
1 item (4 p. on double sheet) ; 21 x 27 cm folded to 21 x 14 cm
ALS. Writing to a friend from Haverford, the writer muses on the possibility of civil war: "To philosophise . . . would lead us to assert directly, it is the threatening of God's visitation for the unparalleled crime of slavery . . . What the end will be I have no idea."
1861 Jan 5
3

C. Schrack & Co (recipient)

Orders: Philadelphia, Pa., Cornelius & Sons, to C. Schrack & Co, Philadelphia; Philadelphia, Cohocksink Shop, North Pennsylvania Railroad Company, to C. Schrack & Co, Philadelphia; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Railroad Company, to C. Schrack & Co., Philadelphia
4 items (4 p.)
ADS. Four orders for supplies (turpentine, borax, engine rubbing varnish, etc.).

1870 Jan 5 - 1871 Jan 5
3

Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 (Author)

Autograph
1 item (1 p.)

n.d.
3*

Cada, Elizabeth

Petition
1 item (1 p.)
DS. Petition for Sarah Forman, "that your worships will grant me an order for my ostat & your potition & shall pray, Elizabeth Cada."

1696(?) Feb 21
3

Cadbury, Richard

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to Samuel Bettle, 1809-1880
1 item (2 p. on double sheet)
ALS. Writes to Bettle requesting "several hundred copies of the Testament for distribution among the colored soldiers now at Camp William Penn."
1864 Sept 12
3

Caldwell, John Major (subject)

Letters of recommendation for Major John Caldwell: Washington, D.C., and Lancaster, Pa., to William Henry Harrison, 1773-1841, Washington, D.C.
7 items (together 7 p.) ; 26 x 21 cm
7 ALsS. Letters from H. Branch, J. Cooper, E. Reigart, J. Browne, J. Tadd, F. James, and T.H. Burrowes, recommending Caldwell for appointment as Commissary General of Purchases
1841 Feb 11 - Mar 5
3

Callender, Joseph, Jr.

Bill of Sale: Boston, Mass., to Mr. Abit
1 item (1 p.) ; 23 x 18 cm
Document. Bill for spices purchased at Callender's "Cheap Grocery-Store, South-side the Market; - Where West-India Goods, Fruits and Groceries, Of every kind, may be had, WHOLESALE and RETAIL - Fresh and Good."
1772 Jan 10
4

Campbell, Thomas, 1773-1836

Letter: to Scotland Yard
1 item (1 p.) ; 23 x 19 cm
ALS. Cryptic letter refers to information contained "in the other leaf." Writer excuses himself from a meeting: "I have a particular engagement to meet a friend of the late President from whom I expect some information."
1830 Feb 23
4

Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844 (Poet)

Poem: "Adelgitha"
1 item (2 p. on double sheet) ; 20 x 25 cm folded to 20 x 13 cm
AMsS. Fair copy of his 16-line poem beginning "The ordeal's fatal trumpet sounded." With an unidentified 16 lines of verse beginning "There was a touching paleness on her face."
n.d.
4

Campbell, Thomas

Letter: London, to "Madam"
1 item (2 p. on double sheet) ; 18 x 23 cm folded to 18 x 12 cm
ALS. Encloses a letter from Thomas Moore "in answer to a letter which I had sent to him - a considerable time after our dispute about his reflections on Lady Byron."
1832 Jun 30
4

Campbell, Thomas

Document: "Admit to the Lectures on Poetry at the Royal Institution, 1820"
1 item
ADS. Signed by Campbell. Also included is a page of a manuscript concerning the erudition of colonies in ancient Greece.
1820
4

Campbell, Toby (recipient)

Letter: "Beauty," Providence, R.I., to Toby Campbell, Philadelphia, Pa.
3 items (2 pgs.)
LS. Written from the perspective of a dog, Beauty tells Toby about her day-to-day existence: "After I have attended to my morning duties, that is barking at the milkman and getting my breakfast . . . I have nothing to do but to curl up in my corner on the lounge or sit over the register and think (they think I go to sleep!)." Also included in this folder are two photographs of dogs; the one wearing a beaded necklace is identified in the letter as Beauty.
n.y. Feb 22
4

Campbell, William

Letters: to William Crowdy, Esq., Highworth, Wilts
2 items (6 p. on 2 double sheets)
ALS. Two letters to Crowdy concerning the execution of the will of William Edwards, urging him to fulfill his role as executor of the will.
1822 Aug 28 - 1823 Dec 29
4

Campbell, William

Letter: London, to Daniel Bennett, Esq., Berks
1 item (3 p. on double sheet)
TLS. "I am directed by the Commissioners of this Revenue to inform you, that unless the Duty now outstanding, and payable under the Administration to the Effects of the late Giles B. Bennett is forthwith accounted for, proceedings will be instituted against you without further notice, in His Majesty's Court of Exchequer, to compel you to render an Account, on Oath, of the personal Estate of the deceased, and to pay the Duties and Penalties incurred."
1819 Jul 2
4

Can, T. A.

Letter: New York, N.Y., to Thomas C. Reynolds, Richmond, Va.
1 item (3 p. on double sheet) ; 25 x 40 cm folded to 25 x 20 cm
ALS. Can describes working in Washington for five hectic weeks "before and during the attempted organization of the House . . . From the moment that the line between the South and the North was drawn, until the fight was over . . . I did not know what it was to take a regular meal."
1850 Jan 6
4

Canby, Israel T. (Israel Thompson), 1785-1846

Letter: Crawfordsville, Ind., to Samuel Judah, 1798-1869, Vincennes, Ind.
1 item (2 p. on double sheet) ; 25 x 41 cm folded to 25 x 21 cm
ALS. To Judah, a lawyer, and past and future member of the Indiana House of Representatives, Canby writes of travel plans and current business. Of special note is his discussion of Indiana politics: "All things are amicably adjusted and the paper will be entitled the Indiana Democrat & State Gazette by Morrison & Kinnard. The fears . . . of the influence of Gov. Ray are altogether groundless . . . but it is important to have him with us. The nomination of the supreme Judges and the disposition of ten or twelve votes in the legislature are in his hands and we had much better have them with us than against us."
1830 Jan 29
4

Cannan, Gilbert, 1884-1955 (Author)

Book review: Etain the Beloved by James H. Cousins [and] Poems by Seumas O'Sullivan
1 item (4 p. on 4 leaves) ; 21 x 13 cm
AMsS.
[1912]
4

Cannan, Gilbert, 1884-1955

Book Review: The Hill of Vision by James Stephens
1 item (7 p. on 7 leaves) ; 21 x 13 cm
AMsS.
n.d.
4

Cannan, Gilbert, 1884-1955

Letters: London, Herts., to Harold Monro, 1879-1932
6 items (together 6 p.) ; varying sizes
6 ALsS. Letters concern stories and poems he is sending to Monro, asking for comments, and discussing payments.
1913 Apr 2 - 1919 Sept 11
4

Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822 (Sculptor)

Letter: to Signora Massimigliano
1 item (1 p.) ; 21 x 16 cm
ALS. In Italian. "As soon as I received your note, I did not hesitate to raise the issue of a pension with Card. Consalvi; in consequence of which the same issue was raised with the Academy. I believe I have not failed to use all the means in my power." Thanks her for her interest in the well-being of his family. Includes newspaper clippings about the statue from the 1960s.
1821 Feb 18
4

Capeling, George W., 1840?-1862

Letters: Washington, D.C., and Winchester, Va., to family and friends
3 items (together 16 p.) ; 21 x 13 cm
3 ALsS. As a new enlistee in the Union army, Capeling describes his experiences travelling to Washington, D.C., time spent in an army encampment ("There is a rumor afloat that we are to receive marching orders very soon"), and the movement of his regiment to Harper's Ferry. He describes in vivid detail an encounter with the rebel forces near Harper's Ferry. Also included in this folder are two letters written by S. Adelman to the War Department in 1934, division of Civil War Military Resources, asking for additional information on George Capeling, and the responses to his inquiries.

1861 Nov 26 - 1862 Jun 6

1934

*4

Carpenter, Rhys, 1889-1980 (Classicist)

Poem: Greek translation
1 item (1 p.) ; 18 x 28 cm. folded to 18 x 14 cm
AMS. A translation of the A.E. Housman poem "Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries" into Greek.

1922 Dec
4

Carter, B. F. (Recipient)

Letter: Princeton, N.J., to B.F. Carter, Chester, Pa.
1 item (1 p.) ; 23 x 18 cm
ALS. Signed "Little," this letter recounts a recent graduate's return to Princeton University for a social event. He also muses on "the Chester lassies" and asks to be remembered to several young ladies. Remarking on his visit to Aaron Burr's grave, Little writes: "I plucked a rose-bud from his side--I shall preserve it with greatest care--that so beautiful a rose should grow beside so vile a man."
1847 Jun 24
4

Carter, Willis

Pay Order: Camp at Leominster
1 item (1 p.)
ADS. "Capt. White will cause to be detailed from his Company, one Sergeant and eight privates, to serve as a Van Guard for the day."
1814 Sept 18
4

Cary, Henry Francis, 1772-1844 (Translator of Dante Aleghieri)

Letter: Chiswick, to James Gillman, 1782-1839, Highgate
1 item (1 p.) ; 23 x 18 cm
ALS. Cary writes that Taylor and Hessey wish him to ask Coleridge to write "a character of Bonaparte" for their London Magazine. Cary asks Gillman to convey this to Coleridge.
1821 Jul 7
4

Cary, Henry Francis

Letters: Westminster, to Edward Moxon, 1801-1858; and Westminster, to William Smith
2 items (2 p.) ; 23 x 18 cm
2 ALS. Wishes to consult with Smith on the printing and publication of his translation of Dante. Moxon letter issues an invitation to dinner. Also notes that his son thanks Moxon very much for some books.
[18--] Apr 8 - [1843?] May 13
4

Causley, Charles, 1917-2003 (Poet)

Poem: "Keats at Teignmouth: Spring 1818"
1 item (1 p.)
AMsS. A powerful tribute to Keats, in which Causley imagines seeing the poet in his native land: "Then I saw the crystal poet / Leaning on the old sea-rail; / In his breast lay death, the lover, / In his head, the nightingale." Also included are newspaper clippings about Causley's writing.
1957 Feb
4

Chamberlaine, J. E. M.

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to "My dear wife"
1 item (3 p. on double sheet) ; 25 x 39 cm folded to 25 x 20 cm
ALS. Written while at a physicians' convention in Philadelphia. Writes of social events and visits arranged by convention organizers. "We must at no distant day pay a visit to this city, there is so much here that is really worth seeing."
1855 May 1
4

Champion, Henry

Letter: to Nehemiah Hubbard, Middletown
1 item (1 p.)
ALS. Brief note asks the recipient if he would like some vinegar, as the writer has extra on hand.

1799 May 30
4

Chandler, Joseph Ripley, 1792-1880 (Representative from Pennsylvania)

Letters: to various correspondents
8 items (together 8 p.) ; 28 x 20 cm and smaller
8 ALsS. Correspondence includes letters of recommendation for constituents desiring government positions, acceptance of an award, and requests for reports and copies of speeches. Correspondents include Edward Olmsted, Philadelphia city solicitor; A.P. Upshur, secretary of the Navy; President Millard Fillmore; and L.J. Cist.
1835 Oct 21 - 1853 Jan 27
4

Channing, Edward, 1856-1931 (Historian)

Autograph
1 item (1 p.)
ANS. "Very truly yours--Edward Channing."

1893 May 13
4

Chauncey, Charles W., 1877-1849

Letter: to John C. Jay, Rye, N.Y.
ALS. "I have had the honor to receive from you the official notice of my having been elected a member of the New York Yacht Club . . ."
1846 Jul 27
4

Chauncey, Rev. W.

Letter: to John C. Jay, Rye, N.Y.
ALS, occasionally illegible:
"My dear Dr.
I have great pleasure in sending you a Journal of the last Convention[?]. In my official report I could not deny myself the melancholy pleasure of recording my sense[?] of your Father's life[?] - and I beg to assure you, that, independently of your personal claims upon my regard, your relationship to him would always secure for you a place in the heart of your unworthy but
very[?] sincere friend
W[?] Chauncey  
Dec. 5th/43"

1843 Dec 5
4

Childs, George William, 1829-1894 (Publisher and Philanthropist)

Letter: Nice, France, to William A. Seavers
1 item (4 p.)
ALS. Describes the receptions he has received in Europe at various places. "We had a charming and jovial visit to Dickens . . . How you would have enjoyed it old fellow. He wanted us to remain a week." Lists the many other invitations they have received, and the kindness he has met with at newspapers in England, Germany, France, and Norway.
1868 Dec 9
4

Childs, George William

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to William A. Seavers
1 item (1 p.) ; 20 x 12.5 cm
ALS. "If you should conclude to make any mention of our Saturday Club Party I would like 300 weeklys to send to our friends abroad." Goes on to list a number of illustrious personages who have attended his parties.
1879 Feb 7
4

Childs, George William

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to the International Committee of Young Men's Christian Associations
1 item (1 p.)
ALS. Written in the third person, Childs declines a dinner invitation.
1887 Dec 6
4

Childs, George William

Autograph: Philadelphia, Pa., to Mary R. H. Carpenter
1 item (1 p.)
ALS. "Mary R. H. Carpenter, With the kind regards and appreciation of her friend, Geo. W. Childs."
1891 Feb 11
4

Childs, George William

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to Mr. Bland
1 item (1 p.) ; 21 x 13 cm
ALS. Accepts a dinner invitation.
1893 Jan 23
4

Chipman, Ward, d. 1857

Letter: to Messrs Hilliard, Gray, and Co., Boston, Mass.
1 item (1 p on double leaf.)
ALS. In a letter to the publishing company, Chipman orders four books, including a copy of Webster's Dictionary, and renews his supscription to The North American Review.
1837 Aug 15
4

Choate, Rufus, 1799-1859 (Statesman)

Autograph
1 item (1 p.)

n.d.
4

Christiana Riot (subject)

Letters: Washington, D.C., C. Courade, Secretary of War, to Captain Roberts, Fort Mifflin, Pa.; Baltimore, Md., Robert J. Brent, to unknown correspondent
2 item (2 p.)
ALS. Written only days after the Christiana Riot in Lancaster County, Pa., letters describe the events and legal ramifications.

1851 Sept 13 - 1851 Oct 5
4

Chrystie, Cal

Letter: to Major Adam Hoops
1 item (1 p.)
ALS. "Cal Chrystie will oblige Major Hoops by ensuring at the Clerks Office Buffaloe the exact distance from Buffaloe to the Pennsylvania line by the road laid out by Peter Van de Venter and James Green . . . is about 2 3/4 miles from the Pennsylvania line."
n.d.
5

Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947 (American Novelist)

Letter: Clifton Springs, N.Y., to Oscar Fay Adams, 1855-1919, Boston, Mass.
1 item (2 p. on double sheet) ; 21 x 26 cm folded to 21 x 13 cm
ALS. Writing to the author of A Dictionary of American Authors: "My full name is Winston Churchill, I was born in St. Louis, Mo. November 10th 1871 . . . My profession is literature . . . The Celebrity is the only [book] finished or published up to the present. Thanking you for the honor you wish to confer upon me." Also includes newspaper clippings of Churchill's obituary.
1898 Apr 22
5

Churchill, Clementine, Lady, 1885-1977 (Wife of Sir Winston Churchill)

Letter: London, to Rev. J.T. Hodgson, Brighton, Sussex
1 item (1 p.) ; 18 x 21 cm
TLS. "Thank you . . . for writing to tell me of your experiences of Y.W.C.A. Centres in Persia and Iraq. It gives me very great pleasure to know that the work of the Association there is proving of real service to the women serving with the British forces."
1943 Sept 27
5

Churchill, Randolph Henry Spencer, Lord, 1849-1895

Letter: London, to Lionel R. Holland, b. 1865
1 item (3 p. on double sheet) ; 21 x 26 cm folded to 21 x 13 cm
ALS. Declines to take part in platform exercises preceding the general election, explaining that from "1880-1886 I advocated on my own account a generally liberal & progressive policy with the result that . . . I found that none of my colleagues was prepared to give this policy the smallest genuine support, & that office having been reached, promises to the people were to be forgotten or evaded."
1892 Apr 8
5

Churchill, Randolph Henry Spencer, Lord

Letter: London, to "Dear Mrs. [Margaret] Oliphant," 1828-1897
1 item (1 p.) ; 21 x 13 cm
ALS. "My wife is just gone off to the Riviera. If you will let me go alone to dine with you Friday next it would give me great pleasure."
1892 Mar 8
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965 (British Prime Minister)

Letter: Natal, South Africa, to "Dear Sir"
1 item (1 p. on double sheet) ; 21 x 26 c. folded to 21 x 13 cm
ALS. "Captain Greville is quite well and in good spirits. I do not think there is any reason for anxiety concerning the treatment of the prisoners of war. Thanking you for your congratulations on my escape."
1899 Dec 28
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir

Letter: London, to James B. Pond
1 item (1 p.) ; 26 x 21 cm
TLS. Makes plans for impending American tour: "The uncertainty about the General Election and the fact of a fortnight's dead season in America induces me to telegraph to you that we had better fix the 1st of January for certain as the date that I can begin lecturing in America . . . I am speaking continually about the country here to very large audiences on political matters, having everywhere very enthusiastic receptions."
1900 Aug 25
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir

Letter: New York, N.Y., to Mrs. Mott
1 item (1 p. on double sheet) ; 21 x 26 cm folded to 21 x 13 cm
ALS. Apologizes for being unable to attend a dinner: "I have to speak after the Lecture at the dinner of the Pennsylvania Society." With envelope addressed in Churchill's own hand.
1900 Dec 10
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir

Letter: London, to Frank Harris, 1855-1931
1 item (4 p. on double sheet) ; 21 x 26 cm folded to 21 x 13 cm
ALS. Discusses enclosed proofs: "I trust you will guard all you have from the vulgar eye" and "Please don't leave my proofs about - there are some letters I have, as yet, no authority to use." Also suggests Harris contact the editor manager of the Tribune: "Mr. Hill the Editor Manager would be very glad if you would make an appointment to see him . . . The enterprise is a big one. Your association with it at its initiation might be pleasant & profitable."
1905 Sept 22
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir

Letter: at sea, to Margot Asquith, 1864-1945
1 item (1 p. on double sheet) ; 21 x 13 cm
ALS. "It has been splendid having you on this cruise, & everybody has enjoyed your brilliancy & dash - no one more than I. You have in Clemmie and me good friends and unaffected admirers." Includes three cartoons of Churchill and Lord Oxford.
1913 May 29
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir

Letter: London, to "the Officer Administering the Government of Nigeria" [Sir Hugh Clifford, 1866-1941], Lagos, Nigeria
1 item (1 p.) ; 26 x 21 cm
TLS. Letter of introduction, written on behalf of Norman Melland, to the Governor of Nigeria, Sir Hugh Clifford.
1922 Sept 28
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir

Letter: London, to Mr. Butterworth
1 item (3 p. on 2 integral leaves) ; 21 x 26 cm folded to 21 x 13 cm
ALS. Discusses timetable for working on a book for publication, (probably My Early Life: A Roving Commission, published in 1930 by T. Butterworth): "We must just see how I get on from the time the Budget is out of the way in the middle of July onwards. Naturally I am as keen as you on the earliest possible delivery. I cannot however give any binding guarantee, other than a provision for the return of the advances if publication has to stand over till 1929. But this is a fairly good spur, & you will have to be content with it. Now let me have the contract."
1928 Mar 1
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir

Letter: Chartwell, Westerham, Kent, to Brig. Gen. J.H. Morgan, 1876-1955
1 item (1 p.) ; 21 x 13 cm
TLS. "Thank you so much for your kind letter of congratulation."
1939 Sept 10
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir

Letter: La Pausa, Roquebrune-Cap Martin, to Seymour Adelman, 1906-1985, Philadelphia, Pa.
1 item (1 p.) ; 25 x 20 cm
TLS. Thanks Adelman for sending a 1757 map of Dunkirk. "I am very glad to have this interesting reminder of the Port of Dunkirk in my possession." With carbon typescript of Adelman's letter to Churchill which was sent along with map of Dunkirk.
1959 Mar 14
5

Churchill, Winston, Sir

Also included in Box 5 are 28 folders of assorted material related to Winston Churchill. This includes 8 folders containing copies and reprints of speeches delivered between 1940 and 1948, 5 folders of photographs of Churchill taken in various locales, 2 folders of Churchill postage stamps, 4 folders of pamphlets for events commemorating Churchill and Churchill memorial services, an invitation to the wedding of Winston Churchill and Clementine Hozier, an election card from 1906 and a campaign poster from 1959, 1 folder of photo clippings from magazines, and several other miscellaneous objects.
late 19th and 20th century
6

Clare, John, 1793-1864 (Poet)

Letters: Helpstone, to Francis Freeling, 1764-1836; Helpstone, to James Hessey, 1785-1870, London; to John Taylor, 1781-1864, London
6 items ; 24 x 38 cm folded to 24 x 19 cm
6 ALsS. Freeling letters: The first letter notes that "by Lord Radslock's desire I put this under cover to you." The second is a rambling note to Freeling, a postal reformer, complaining of charges he is made to pay on his mail. Hessey letters: In the first letter, Clare writes that he is anxious to know whether his request for a pension has been granted: "I hate the sneaking shackles of this curs'd pensioning and subscriptional bother." Also, he notes that Keats's latest work is "in the Mercury this week I see, and if it does any good to the book I am glad of it," and mentions the work of poet Nathaniel Bloomfield. In the second, he thanks Hessey for a copy of Flora Domestica and comments: "how pretty is the allusion to poor Keats's grave." His musings cover a variety of flowers as well as a number of English authors. Taylor letters: In the first letter, he discusses corrections in proofs that he has just returned to Taylor and Hessey. Also mentions Keats: "I am heartily sorry for poor Keats but hope you may turn out a false prophet." In the second, Clare has just been informed of the death of Keats: "Your bad news has shocked me uncommonly--I felt naturally fond of poor Keats tho I did not know him . . . There is no doubt that Keats has left a friend behind him to do him justice."
1820 - 1824 Dec 23
6

Clark, Ellis

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to Lewis A Scott, Esq.
1 item (1 p. )
ALS. "I found the enclosed note on the counter in my office at which you were standing this morning . . . Believing it to belong to you I hereby return it."
1866 Jul 24
6

Clark, James, Sir, 1788-1870 (John Keats's Physician)

Letter: London, to "My dear Sir"
2 items (4 p. on double sheet) ; 18 x 23 cm folded to 18 x 12 cm
ALS. Letter recommending a colleague for the position of examiner in medicine. Second letter, dated 21 Jan (n.y.) describes condition of patient.
1842 Apr 5
6

Clark, James

Letter: Naples, Italy, to Mrs. Sarah Clark, Philadelphia, Pa.
1 item (4 p on double sheet.)
ALS. Writing to his wife, Clark describes his adventures in Italy.
1838 Feb 4
6

Clark, Willis Gaylord, 1808-1841 (Editor of Knickerbocker Magazine)

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to Alaric A. Watts, 1797-1864, London
1 item (4 p. on double sheet) ; 28 x 43 cm folded to 28 x 22 cm
ALS. Clark writes with a submission to the Literary Souvenir, of which Watts is editor: "I . . . 'cast my rhymes upon the waters' - perchance they may reach you, and be acceptable." Goes on, at length, to praise Watts's Poetical Album, Watts himself, and "England and her sons of genius." He summarizes American appreciation of British poets: "Bishop Heber is worshipped, almost . . . and the names of Byron, Moore, Shelley, Coleridge, Procter, Keats, Knowles, Watts and many others are familiar to all."
1829 Apr 29
6

Clark, Willis Gaylord, 1808-1841

Receipt: for subscription of B.G. Bonsall
1 item (1 p.) ; 8 x 17 cm
ADS. Receipt for Bonsall's annual subscription to Knickerbocker Magazine.
1835 Jun 23
6

Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877 (Author and Shakespeare Scholar)

Letters: to Samuel Cartwright, Thomas Clark, Joseph Plowman, Rev. Rylands, W. Strudwicke, Daily News editor
6 items (6 p.) in two folders
6 ALS. Discusses lecture/speaking arrangements, literary contemporaries, and other daily events.
1850 Feb 28 - 1862 Apr 15
6

Clarke, Charles Cowden

Letter: Liverpool, to William Potter, Liverpool, and to "Dear Sir"
3 items (3 p. on double leaf)
ALS. "Gratified" by a request for an autograph. Second letter discusses literature. Also included is an excerpt from one of Clarke's speeches.
1851 Nov 18
6

Clarke, James

Letter: to William Hayley, Chichester
1 item (3 p. on double leaf)
ALS. Discusses a recent play put on by Clarke and other day-to-day matters.
n.d.
6

Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888

Letters: Jamaica Plain, Mass., to the Atlantic Monthly, and Rev. Dr. Peabody
2 items (2 p.) ; 20 x 26 cm folded to 20 x 13 cm
ALS. Having been asked to submit an article to the Atlantic Monthly, Clarke suggests a lecture "on the 'Yankee' which I have written . . . and delivered four times only." Second letter says that the Boston Association meets at his house next Monday, and he proposes "to ask them to consider the subject of Cambridge Divinity School. I wish you . . . would lend us your counsel."
1868 Jun 19 - [18--] Mar 22
6

Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898 (Author)

Letter: Villa Novello, Genoa, to F. Holland Day, 1864-1933, London
1 item (3 p.) ; 21 x 27 cm folded to 21 x 14 cm
ALS. Answers his specific queries relating to a portrait of Edward Holmes drawn by Joseph Severn and to the house in London where she was born. Thanks him for his prints "relative to George Keats in America."
1889 Oct 12
6

Clarke, Mary Cowden

Letters: Genoa, to Louise Imogen Guiney, 1861-1920, Auburndale, Mass.
2 items (together 2 p.) ; 21 x 27 cm folded to 21 x 14 cm
2 ALsS. Exchanges photographs with both "friend Imogen" and F. Holland Day. May letter conveys information her sister Clara has gathered about Fanny Keats. "She . . . lives in Madrid, with her eldest son and daughter . . . She is perfectly well in health, body, and mind . . . Dislikes her portrait being taken."
1889 Apr 27 - May 1
6

Clarke, Mary Cowden

Letters: Nice Maritime, Genoa, Stuttgart, to various correspondents
11 items (together 20p.) ; 27 x 22 cm & infra
10 ALsS. Correspondents include Mrs. Edward Tagart, Roberts Bros., Miss Lizzie Dickinson, Francis James Child, and G. W. J. Rolfe. 4 letters to Mrs. Tagart are written as to an intimate and concern mutual friends, lectures, and petitions. Letters to Child have much on Shakespeare and the trials of an author as well as much detail on Clark's life in Genoa.
1849 Nov 10 - 1896 Aug 27
6

Clarkson, Matthew, 1758-1825 (subject)

"Minutes from my conversation with General Clarkson last evening": New York, N.Y.
1 item (4 p. on double sheet) ; 25 x 40 cm folded to 25 x 20 cm
AMs. Description, written by an unknown party, of Clarkson's reminiscences concerning the American Revolutionary War, particularly his service under the command of Benedict Arnold.
1823 Aug 1
6

Clements, J. H.

Letter: to John Enery, Esq., Dublin
1 item (2 p. on double leaf)
ALS. Discusses legal and business matters.

1827 Jul 5
6

Clemson, Isaac R

Letter: Woodstown, N.J., to Henry W. Green, 1804-1876, Trenton, N.J.
1 item (3 p. on double sheet) ; 25 x 39 cm folded to 25 x 20 cm
ALS. Clemson discusses with Green the upcoming Whig Party convention and the party's possible candidates for vice president. "When we look at the various discordant interests of so extensive a country it is not possible to select any man who will suit all. We must therefore look for such a man as will add most strength, when we most need it--Frelinghuysen is my own first choice."

1844 Apr 20
6

Cleveland, Jesse Franklin, 1804-1841 (Congressman from Georgia)

Letter: Washington, D.C., to Mahlon Dickerson, 1770-1853
1 item (1 p.) ; 26 x 20 cm
ALS. Asks that Dickerson, Secretary of the U.S. Navy, check to see whether "Georgia has her quota of midshipmen now in the service of the country" as he has recently received an application from a Georgia constituent.
1836 Jan 21
6

Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828 (U.S. Senator, Governor of New York State)

Autograph
1 item (1 p.)

n.d.
6

Coates, Josiah Langdale, 1747-1809, and Coates, Samuel, 1748-1830

Promissory note: Philadelphia, Pa.
1 item (2 p. on double sheet) ; 34 x 42 cm folded to 34 x 21 cm
DS. Promissory note for the sum of 300 pounds owed to Nicholas Waln by Josiah and Samuel Coates. Schedule of payments is noted on back of document; final payment was made May 16, 1800.
1789 Dec 29
6

Coates, Samuel, 1748-1830

Documents related to Pennsylvania Hospital
4 items (together 4 p.) ; 35 x 21 cm
1 ALS and 3 DS. Documents include 2 printed reports of expenses incurred "towards erecting additional buildings to the Pennsylvania Hospital," a letter to Richard Richardson regarding the procedures for having a young woman committed, and a receipt for 36 weeks' board of Frances McQueen at the hospital.
1797 Jan 30- 1818 Mar 13
6

Cobbett, William, 1763-1835 (Political Philosopher)

Financial papers: London and Philadelphia, Pa.
7 items (together 7 p.) ; varying sizes
ADsS. Collection consists mostly of bills sent by Bagshaw & Sons, publishers of Cobbett's Political Register, to Cobbett himself together with Cobbett's own promissory notes to the firm dated London 1807 and 1811. Includes a receipt in Cobbett's hand dated 19 July 1798, Philadelphia, to Mr. Foster "for the sum of five dollars and a half for papers sent him during the late session of Congress."
1798 Jul 19 - 1833 Oct 23
6

Coburn, Artemis

Letters: to Clarissa Coburn, Brunswick, Me.
12 items (together 30 p.) ; 25 x 40 cm folded to 25 x 20 cm
12 ALsS. Detailed letters of Coburn's time spent mining for gold in California, written to his wife back in Brunswick, Maine.
1851 Oct 22 - 1854 Apr 10
6

Coburn, Clarissa

Letters: Brunswick, Me., to Artemis Coburn, Bath, Me.; North Bridgewater, Mass., to Artemis Coburn, Brunswick, Me.; East Livermore, Me., C. Wellington, to Clarissa Coburn, Brunswick, Me.
3 items (together 6 p.) ; 25 x 40 cm folded to 25 x 20 cm
3 ALsS. In 1846 letter from Clarissa to Artemis she urges him not to work too hard and endanger his health and describes various social events. In 1850 letter Clarissa writes to Artemis from Massachusetts, describing her plans to return home to Maine. In C. Wellington's letter to his sister Clarissa, he informs her of the death of their brother Nathan.
1846 Dec 6 - 1850 Oct 10
6

Codman, Thomas (Author)

Letter: to Alexander Stewart, Esq., Dublin
1 item (2 p. on double leaf)
1 ALS. Discusses legal matters.
1829 May 18
6

Cohen, S. I.

Invoices: London to Lyon J. Levy, Philadelphia, Pa.
3 items (together 8 p.) ; 25 x 20 cm
3 ADsS. Invoices for goods shipped from London to Levy's dry goods store in Philadelphia.
1828 Sept 13 - 1838 Sept 18
6

Coffin, Charles, 1798-1862

5 letters, 2 receipts: Richmond, Ind., to Samuel Bettle Jr., 1809-1880, Philadelphia, Pa.
7 items (20 p.)
ALsS. Five extremely detailed letters regarding the sale of many Friends Books from Coffin's Richmond Book Store. Receipts included with July 7 and June 18 letters.
1845 Feb 25 - 1851 Jun 18

 

6

Coffin, Charles, 1798-1862

Letter: Richmond, Ind., to Samuel Bettle Jr., 1809-1880
1 item (4 pages)
ALS. Coffin inquires about admitting Benjamin Justice to Friends Asylum. Prior attempts to admit Justice have failed due to his parents "violent prejudices against our Society," but the parents are now deceased and Coffin hopes to convince Justice's sister and brother-in-law, and his caretaker, Seth Wilson, to permit him to be admitted to the Asylum.
1852 Feb 11
6

Coffin, Isaac N.

Letter: Washington, D.C., to Mrs. Elizabeth Williams, Amherst, Mass.
1 item (4 pages)
ALS. Discusses a petition which Mrs. Williams has submitted to the government.
1843 Jul 31
6

Cole, Philo K.

Certificate: Albany, N.Y., to Gideon Reynolds, Sheriff, Troy, N.Y.
1 item (1 p.) ; 17 x 21 cm
DS. Official confirmation that a notice of the execution of William Miller, attached, was published in the Albany Argus, "the paper published by the Printer to the State." Signed by Philo K. Cole and Frederick W. Cole.
1845 Jan 31
6

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 (Poet)

Letter: London, to Robert Baldwin, London
1 item (2 p. on double sheet) ; 23 x 37 cm folded to 23 x 19 cm
ALS. Probably in response to a request for submission of his work to London Magazine, Coleridge explains that "for the last year I have been importuned, I might almost say pestered by my best friends to comply with very handsome terms offered me by Mr. Blackwood . . . till he had procured a promise from me that I would send him . . . two sheets as probationary matter." "Mr. Davies' promise in addition to Blackwood's, that there should be inserted in the Magazine a Code or Canon of Principles, literary and moral, drawn up by me, and from the spirit of which the Conductors would pledge themselves not to deviate," also persuaded Coleridge to contribute to Blackwood's Magazine.
1819 Nov 11
6

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Letter: to [J.A. Hessey], 1785-1870
1 item (4 p. on double sheet) ; 19 x 23 cm folded to 19 x 12 cm
ALS. Discusses the progress of his "Six Disquisitions": "I shall . . . immediately set to work with the one yet to be written Disquisition. I quite agree with you as to the Untakingness of the Title - & will think of some other, and am inclined to think, that I shall add a 7th." Also refers to his controversial comments on Hurwitz's Hebrew Tales: "I must take the consequence of my own zeal for a most worthy friend - not that I have said a syllable more than I really think - not that I could not, "on my bible oath," as the folks say, repeat every word respecting the Hebrew Tales - but because I now see that it would have [been] more expedient . . . to have reserved my critique for a more appropriate time & place."
1825 May 17
6

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Letter: Ramsgate, to Mrs. Charles Aders, London
1 item (4 p. on double sheet) ; 23 x 37 cm folded to 23 x 19 cm
ALS. A witty invitation to dinner that includes a lengthy melodrama "entitled The Invitation, an epic Drama, in the style of Homer and Shakespear [sic]. Finer models the author could not have selected for their imitation." Coleridge adds: "P.S. The Letter and all the sense on the third side."
1825 Oct 14
6

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Letter: to Basil Montague, Esq., Lincoln
1 item (1 p.)
Addressed envelope only.
1830 Nov 5
6

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Lock of Hair
1 item (1 p.)
Envelope enclosing lock of the poet's hair. Note states, "A lock of the Hair of Coleridge from Mrs. Gilman by Mr. Reymer, Sept 4th 1834."
1834 Sept 4
6

Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 (Vice President of U. S.)

Letter: Washington, D.C., to Henry G. Hill, New York, N.Y.
1 item (1 p.) ; 19 x 13 cm
ALS. Brief message, written on House of Representatives stationery: "Complying with your request, I am, yours truly, Schuyler Colfax." Also included in this folder is an autograph from Colfax dated May 28, 1877.
1864 Mar 23
6

Collingwood, E.

Letter: Liverpool, to E.L. Grundy, Esq.
1 item (1 p.) ; 19 x 12 cm
ALS. "Mr. [W.] Collingwood is much obliged to you for your notice of him in the Mercury and begs your acceptance of the accompanying little sketch of the lake of St. Moritz in the Grisons as a slight acknowledgment of his obligations to you."
1884 Jun 10
6

Collingwood, William, 1819-1903

Letter: Liverpool, to E. Landseer Grundy
1 item (1 p. on double sheet) ; 19 x 23 cm folded to 19 x 12 cm
ALS. Acknowledges receipt of Grundy's letter of June 11 and offers his "personal thanks for the kind and favourable notice of my works for which I was indebted to you"
1884 Jun 14
6

Colman, George, 1762-1836 (British Dramatist)

Letters: London, to "My dear Madam"
3 items (together 6 p.) ; 22 x 19 cm
3 ALsS. Writes to a woman who sends manuscripts of plays for his consideration. His negative replies are unfailingly polite and discursive without being specific.
1818 Jul 9 - 1819 Apr 14
6

Colvin, Sidney, Sir, 1845-1927 (Art Critic and Biographer)

Letters: London, to Samuel Loveman, Esq., 1887-1976, Cleveland, Ohio
3 items (together 7 p.) ; varying sizes
ALS and 2 TLsS. Letters continue a discussion on Keats, John Taylor, and John Clare. "It is puzzling to find a detached couplet from the end of Lamia thus written in Keats's own hand . . . There seems to be no possible doubt about the genuineness of the Keats autograph." Gives details of the publication of his book on Keats and discourses on the books authored by John Flaxman.
1916 Dec 26 -1919 Oct 29
6

Colvin, Sidney, Sir

Letter: to Miss Spring Rice
1 item (2 p. on double sheet) ; 18 x 23 cm folded to 18 x 12 cm
ALS. Says he would very much like to talk with her further about the "Blanchard Keats Sonnet." With separate page, in Colvin's hand, with description of Keats's song "Sharing Eve's Apple."
1885 Feb 19
6

Colvin, Sidney, Sir

Letter: London, to Charles Scribner, Esq., New York, N.Y.
1 item (4 p. on double sheet)
ALS. Writes about his book on John Keats and its upcoming release in America: "I hope for your sake that critics and public may be as kind to the work in America as they have been here. So far - that is in the first month - it has done very well . . ."
1917 Dec 9
6

Colvin, Sidney, Sir

Letter: London, to "Dear Sir"
1 item (3 p. on double sheet) ; 19 x 28 cm folded to 19 x 14 cm
ALS. Responding to his correspondent's query, Colvin writes "I do not think there is any chance of this Edwin K. having been a relation of Keats. Besides his brothers he knew of no kith and kin of his own name." He also mentions that his "big critical biography" of Keats should be published in the coming year.
1916 Oct 30
6

Comegys, C. (recipient)

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to Messrs. C. Comegys, Baltimore, Md.
1 item (3 p. on double sheet)
ALS. From "C.C." concerning drafts and financial matters, with a gloomy ending, "I am sick of such a trade but must grin and bare [sic] it as the saying is."
1816 Apr 20
6

Connor, John M.

Account record: Philadelphia, Pa., to Joseph Crass
1 item (1 p.) ; 18 x 20 cm
AD. Tailor's accounting of work done for Crass during the preceding year.
1799 Jan 1
6

Cooper, Astley (1768-1841)

Document: to M. W. Prescott
1 item (1 p.)
ADS. "This is to certify that M. W. Prescott attended my Surgical Lecture, in year 1823."
1824 Jun
6

Cooper, R. Bransby

Letter: Matson House, to Jas. Crowdy, Esq., Highworth, Wilts
2 items (2 p. on double sheet)
2 ALS. "Having been induced again to offer myself as a Candidate for the Reperesentation of the City of Gloucester, I beg leave to solicit the honour of your Interest and Support at the General Election." There are two copies of this letter, one addressed to "Jas. Crowdy, Esq.," and one to "Mr. Jas. Crowdy."
1818 May 20
6

Cooper, Thomas

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to Samuel Bettle, 1809-1880
1 item (1 p. on double sheet) ; 21 x 25 cm folded to 21 x 13 cm
ALS. Writes that the Philadelphia Bible Society has approved Bettle's application for "1000 copies of the Testament & Testament with Psalms for the use of the Freedmen in the Department of Virginia and North Carolina."
1864 May 16
6

Cooper, Thomas Sidney, 1803-1902

Letter: St. John's Wood, to Mr. Grundy, Liverpool
1 item (1 p. on double sheet) ; 18 x 23 cm folded to 18 x 12 cm
ALS. Invites Grundy to call on him so that "I can give you a ticket for the private view."
1852 Apr 28
6

Cooper, William, 1754-1809

Resolution protesting the Boston Massacre: Boston, Mass.
1 item (1 p.) ; 22 x 36 cm folded to 22 x 18 cm
AMsS. "At a Meeting of the Freeholders & other Inhabitants of the Town of Boston duly quallified [sic] & legally warned in public Town Meeting assembled at Faneuil Hall on Thursday the 22d: day of March AD 1770. Voted that the Honble: James Bowdoin Esq. Dr: Joseph Warren & Samuel Pemberton Esqr: a Committee appointed on the 18th: Instant to make representation of the late horrid Massacre in Boston by the Soldiery, be desired to transmit by the Packet to the Rt: Hon: the Earl of Rochford a printed Copy of such Representation."
1770 Mar 22
6

Cope, Caleb, 1797-1888

Letter: Philadelphia, Pa., to Samuel M. Barclay, Esq., Harrisburg, Pa.
1 item (1 p. on double sheet) ; 25 x 40 cm folded to 25 x 20 cm
ALS. Informs Barclay that the article he requested had to be procured in New York and then sent to him. Cope also laments: "We have fallen upon evil times--such a President and such a governor!!!" He also mentions that Robert Vaux only received 5 of 61 votes in an election of the Institution for the Benefit of the Blind: "Deduct his own vote and he is at a greater discount than Safety Fund Bank Notes."
1834 Mar 3
6

Corbaux, Fanny (Painter)

Letter: to "My dear Mrs. Blanchard"
1 item (4 p. on double sheet) ; 12 x 19 cm folded to 12 x 10 cm
ALS. Encloses tickets for an art exhibit to be used by her children. Also sends birthday wishes to Mr. Blanchard.
n.d.
6

Cornman and Barge

Receipt: Philadelphia, Pa.
1 item (1 p.) ; 11 x 13 cm
ADS. Receipt for goods bought from Cornman and Barge by Jacob Graff. Signed by Jacob Masoner.
1776 May 20
6

Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874 (Author)

Letter: London, to Leigh Hunt, 1784-1859
1 item (3 p. on double sheet) ; 11 x 19 cm folded to 11 x 10 cm
ALS. Makes plans to visit Hunt at Woodland Farm. States that his wife was "quite delighted" with Hunt's letter. Goes on to state that "poor little Pringle was as single hearted a man as I ever met. He was a writer of verse (rather than of poetry) but he was of a generous & kind temperament, & I have a sincere respect for him."
1858 Sept 25
6

Cornwall, Barry

Letters: London, to [Francis Jeffrey], 1773-1850; to "Dear Sir"; to "Dear Lyons"
3 items ; 19 x 12 cm, 11 x 18 cm folded to 11 x 9 cm
3 ALS. Jeffrey letter promises to send his correspondent, editor of the Edinburgh Review, an article on Keats's poetry as soon as he has read the latest volume published. As a postscript, states that he does not "know any one acquainted with Mr. Maturin." "Dear Sir" letter critiques his correspondent's book of poetry. "Do not think me impertinent if I say that I think you should give great care to the structure of your verse . . . I have come to the conclusion that there should be something more of a regularity in verse than I used to think - & more than, I apprehend, you consider as necessary . . . There are many good thoughts & a boldness . . . in your poems." "Dear Lyons" letter: "Look at the enclosed - Will it do? If you wish to suggest . . . additions or omissions let me know . . . How is Leander? or rather how is Hero? for the gentleman must be dead by this time - all at the bottom of the monstrous Sea."
1820 Jun 22 - 1844 Apr 23
6

Cornwall, Barry

Letters: Brighton, to Thomas Spring-Rice, 1790-1866; London, to William Mudford, Esq., 1782-1848; London, to Allan Cunningham, 1784-1842
3 items (4 p. on double sheet) ; 18 x 23 cm folded to 18 x 12 cm
3 ALS. Spring-Rice letter discusses the weather and amenities of Brighton, as well as various friends and acquaintances. Mudford letter sends a books of his poems to Mudford. "Pray look on the first poem . . . & like it as well as you can. It is my best poem, I think, by a good deal." Cunningham letter discusses price he expects for the publication of a dramatic scene.

[18--] Jul 24 - 1828 Jul 13

6

Costello, Louisa Stuart, 1799-1870 (British Author)

Letter: Richmond Green, to unidentified correspondent
1 item (4 p. on double sheet) ; 19 x 23 cm folded to 19 x 12 cm
ALS. Costello writes of the response her latest book has received. "I wonder if all the people who say they are charmed with the book are in earnest . . . for I certainly hear a great deal about it and no blame . . . Don't you think it ought to sell? I hope I shall get something more than all this praise."
n.d.
6

Cox, James S.

Letter: Office of the Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania, to "Sir"
1 item (1 p.)
ALS. "I have the pleasure to inform you that you have been this day unanimously appointed a Director of the Insurance Company of the State of Penns. The Stated meetings of the Board are on Wednesdays & Saturdays at 12 O Clock--Your attendance at the office at any other time when convenient will be extemely acceptable to your ob. humb Sert, James S. Cox, Prest."

1803 Nov 18
7

Craig, Edward Gordon (subject)

3 Letters, a proof of a play, 5 copies of engravings
9 items
3 ALS, 1 TM. A folder relating to the theater designer and engraver Edward Gordon Craig. Materials include a proof of "Blue Sky: A Sketch for a Little Farce for Marionettes," several letters connected to research on Craig, and 14 proof prints of wood engravings of marionettes.
1974 Jul 29 - 1983 Mar 1
7

Crane, A. T.

Letter: Galena, Ill., to M.G. Johnson, Esq., Springfield, Ill.
1 item (3 p. on double sheet) ; 25 x 40 cm folded to 25 x 20 cm
ALS. Discusses news of family and friends. "Almost every person here is in a fever about California; which if not prevented by the cholera, will carry off many from this section of the country." Also discusses his quest for a consulship: "I wrote a few days since to the President Elect, asking for a consolship [sic] at either Liverpool or at Havana. Cannot you help me . . . can you not get up a recommendation [?]"
1848 Dec 31
7

Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 (Illustrator)

Letter: Brookland, Kent, to Holbrook Jackson, 1874-1948
1 item (1 p.) ; 26 x 21 cm
ALS. Grants permission to publish his cartoon in Jackson's book The Eighteen Nineties. Also grants permission to publish several other drawings, should Jackson wish to do so.
1913 Jul 28
7

Crane, Walter

Letter: London, to Grant Richards, 1872-1948
1 item (1 p.) ; 18 x 12 cm
ALS. Sends designs for Belfort Bax's Essays in Socialism, in which he "has adopted his suggestion as to colours."
1907 Jul 29
7

Craven, Junis

Letter: New York, N.Y., to Messrs. David S. Brown & Co., Philadelphia, Pa.
1 item (1 p. on double leaf)
ALS. Regrets that he is unable to fulfill a business request.
1841 Aug 6
7

Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821

Certificate: Philadelphia, Pa.
1 item (1 p.) ; 27 x 38 cm
ADS. Certificate states that Cresson has been elected a member of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery.
1818 Dec 1
7

Creswick, Thomas, 1811-1869 (Painter)

Letters: London, to J. Grundy, Esq., 1806-1867; Linden Grove, to R.H. Grundy, Esq.
3 items ; 18 x 22 cm folded to 18 x 11 cm
3 ALsS. In the first letter, Creswick regrets that he has no extra ticket for the private view, but promises that he will have one for Grundy next year. In the second, Creswick asks Grundy what is to be done about a picture that Mr. Fordham has not yet sent for, since Creswick will be leaving town shortly. In the third, Creswick thanks Grundy for a cheque for the picture of the Sunset house.
1850 Jul 26 - 1852 Jul 28
7

Cropper, Gus

Letter/business document: Philadelphia, Pa., to Henry C. Carey, London
1 item (2 p.)
ALS. Letter written over a four-day period discussing business accounts.
1825 Jul 27 - Jul 30
7

Crowdy, Atherton, and Co.

Letter: Reading, to "Messrs Crowdy, Atherton, and Co.," London
1 item (1 p. on double sheet)
ALS. "An excellent, most exciting Horse! Our kind friends having expanded so many doubts of apprehensions respecting our Journey - may not perhaps grudge the posting of a Line informing them Mr. Fullbrook and I are safely arrived here to Dinner and intend to give ourselves the Pleasure of drinking the good health of all those good Gentlemen who evinced so loudly an interest in our safety - to whom I subscribe myself theirs most kindly."
1814 Nov 20
7

Crowdy, William (Recipient)

Letter: Gosport, to William Crowdy, Highworth, Wilts
1 item (1 p. on double sheet)
TLS. "I am directed by the Central Committee for promoting the Re-election of John Fleming, Esq., and Henry Combe Compton, Esq., as Representatives in Parliament for the Southern Division of the County of Hants, upon the Dissolution of the present Parliament, to solicit the Honor of your Vote and Interest in favor of those Gentlemen, who so highly merit the Countenance and Support of the Electors." Signed by the Honorary Secretary for South Hants.

This collection contains many letters addressed to Crowdy or his partners, James and Henry Crowdy. Correspondents include Atlas Assurance Office, Joseph Byers, William Campbell, R. Bransby Cooper, William Davies, William Edward, Foulkes, Longdill, and Beckitt, Chris Freath, B.W. Guise, Joseph Harris, Holmes and Spain, House of Commons Printing Office, Incorporated Law Society, Peterton, Esq., William Reeves, William Rickford, John Roberts, John Shaw, Messrs Thomsons, and Thomas White

1837 Jul 7
7

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 (Illustrator)

Letter: Finchley Common, to Mr. Webster
1 item (2 p. on double sheet) ; 19 x 23 cm
ALS. Probably to a potential patron, Cruikshank writes, in the third person, that he would be "extremely happy to illustrate any little 'hobbies' Mr. Webster may have, but can give no correct idea about price . . . The 'Mornings at Bow St.' would be no criterion."
1824 Aug 10
7

Cunningham, Allan, 1784-1842 (Poet)

Letter: London, to "Dear Sir"
1 item (1 p.) ; 20 x 13 cm
ALS. Urges his correspondent to finish work he has commissioned. "Tell me when I may depend upon having all the blocks in my possession . . . I praise your works but I curse your dilatoriness. 3 of Hogarth - 2 heads & one Reynolds."
With note in another hand: "To Mr. Reynolds this autograph of Cunningham with the best wishes of Tho. Mosses."
1829 Mar 31
7

Cunningham, William

Manuscript: Preface
1 item (4 p. on double leaf)
AMsS. "Delineations, Or Origin, Education, Profession, Public Transactions, Literary Distinction, Pecuniary Circumstances, and in some instances, Personal Apearance of the Members of Congress; Heads of Departments; Associate and District Judges; and of Distinguished Characters in the United States, By a Gentleman of Massachusetts."
n.d.
7

Curtis, Edward, 1801-1856 (Congressman from New York, 1837-1841)

Letter: Washington, D.C., to McClintock Young, Treasury
1 item (1 p. on double sheet) ; 26 x 41 cm. folded to 26 x 21 cm
ALS. "The Secretary gave me some encouragement to believe that . . . I might have a Treasury Note for the enclosed requisition. Having done all I could to give the department authority to issue Notes, I hope, now, that I may [be] gratified."
1838 May 19
7

Cuyler, Theodore Ledyard, 1822-1909

Letter: Burlington, N.J., to Amzi Dodd, 1823-1913, Newark, N.J.
1 item (3 p. on double sheet) ; 23 x 36 cm
ALS. Cuyler writes to a college friend about friends and acquaintances, especially those who are pastors. "I heard a superb sermon from Addison lately at Green's installation in Philadelphia. The next day Dr. Cox let off his broadside at the opening of the New School Assembly . . . Cox must be a great man in order to live above his perpetual indiscretions and absurdities." Cuyler also mentions news he has heard from Princeton. "That Princeton faculty is not what it was when we were there . . . Yale is the college now."
[18--] May 23

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