Image, Selwyn, 1849-1930 (Clergyman and Artist)
Letter: to Mr. Elkin Mathews
1 item; 1 p.
ALS. Writes some information on a mutual friend named "Lionel"
for Matthews, who is planning on "publishing some of his critical
studies." Image notes that "on the fundamental habits of his
life his religion had no influence whatever. I have noticed that too in
the case of other friends of mine who have gone over to the Roman communion.
But this is between you and me."
|1911 Sept 29
Incorporated Law Society
Letter: to William Crowdy,
Esq., Highworth, Wilts
1 item (1 p. on double sheet)
TL. Form letter informing members of elections at an upcoming meeting.
|1838 Jun 8
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ). Meeting for Sufferings.
Document: "To the Senate and House of Representatives of
the United States of America: the memorial of the Religious Society of
Friends, of Indiana Yearly Meeting, by their meeting for sufferings, representing
the said Yearly Meeting in its recess, Whitewater, near Richmond, Indiana"
1 item (2 p. on 1 leaf) ; 28 x 21 cm
Printed document. Petition to the U.S. Congress, urging "a course
of negotiation entirely pacific and conciliatory" to be entered into
with "the British Government, in regard to the disputed claims in
the Oregon territory, and the settlement of the boundary line in that
region." Signed by Elijah Coffin (1798-1862), Clerk to the present
|1846 Apr 13
Ingham, Samuel, 1793-1881 (Congressman from Connecticut, 1837-1839)
Letters: Saybrook, Conn., to Thomas Holdup Stevens, 1795-1841;
Saybrook, Conn.; to Gen. Seth Cushman, Guildhall, Vt.
2 items (2 p. on double sheet) ; 26 x 41 cm folded to 26 x 21 cm
2 ALS. Stevens letter includes a recommendation for Stevens's son. Cushman
letter declines to take on a legal case for Cushman. "It would be
very inconvenient for me to attend to your case in Hartford County as
I do not practice there at all." Gives names of two lawyers he can
recommend and goes on to give his opinion of the case at length.
|1837 May 16 - 1839 Nov 23
Ingelow, Jean, 1820-1897 (Novelist)
Letter: to Thomas Niles, 1825-1894
1 item; 6 p. on 3 leaves ; 18 x 11 cm
ALS. Comments on Helen Campbell's The Prisoners of Poverty, which
Niles has given her. "It is distressing that she cannot give a better
account of her countrymen, as regards their greed for money; she seems
to think they are worse than Europeans in that respect . . . as to the
poor working women & girls, they seem if anything worse off than ours,
partly because their notions about food are even more foolish." Ingelow
also discusses her ideas for "two short essays 'on the . . . cultivation
of the senses.'"
| [1887?] Sept 1
Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899
Pay order: New York, N.Y., to Charles A. Davis
1 item ; 7 x 18 cm
ADS. Pay order drawn on the Southern National Bank for $718. Endorsed
on verso by Charles A. Davis.
|1896 May 21
International Grain Elevating Association, New York
1 item (1 p.)
ADS. Signed by Inspector Underwood, this certificate documents "Thirty
four hundred and Eighty seven oz. bu[shels] of Corn" via the boat
|1871 Apr 3
Iris, (Federico) Scharmel, 1889-1967. Bread and Hyacinths: with
a preface attributed to Woodrow Wilson
1 item (79 p. on 79 leaves) ; 29 x 22 cm
TMs. Bound into the original typewritten manuscript is a typewritten preface
purportedly signed by Woodrow Wilson and dictated by him to Maurice Francis
Egan. Wilson preface declares "I would rather have written 'After
the Martyrdom' than to have been the President of the United States."
But, see Abbott, Craig, S. "The Case of Scharmel Iris," Papers
of the Bibliographical Society of America 77 (1983): 15-34, which
discusses the large number of forgeries of letters of recommendation associated
with Iris's publications.
With a typewritten letter from Egan to Iris discussing Wilson's admiration
of Iris's poetry.
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 (Author)
Letter: to "My dear Sir"
1 item (1 p. ) ; 20 x 13 cm
ALS. Returns a portion of a revised and corrected manuscript to his correspondent.