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  • Collection: Free Soil Party Reunion Papers, 1877-1921

Letter from Charles Francis Adams to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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Quincy 27 July 1877
My Dear Mr Downer
Your second note reached me yesterday. It somewhat changes the nature of the invitation you were kind enough to send me, and places me in a more conspicuous situation than I altogether covet. The progress of…

Letter from Charles Francis Adams to Samuel Downer about speaking at the reunion

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                Quincy 27 July 1877 My Dear Mr Downer Your second note reached me yesterday. It somewhat changes the nature of the invitation you were kind enough to send me, and places me in a more conspicuous situation than I altogether…

Letter from Charles Francis Adams to Samuel Downer concerning his role at the reunion

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Quincy 31 July 1877  My Dear Mr Downer. On reflecting upon your invitation I find myself in somewhat of a quandary as to your intentions in placing me in the Chair. If you expect me to say any thing, the Lord only knows where I shall stop. My…

Letter from Charles Francis Adams to Samuel Downer requesting a copy of the reunion publication

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Quincy  19 October 1877  My Dear Sir. Here is a man I do not know who talks about my oration, sharing how little he knows .  But he says he was a delegate in '48, and if you have a spare copy of your pamphlet would be delighted, I am sure. I think…

Letter from Joseph W. Alden to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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Checkd                 Cambridgeport Mass                 July 27, 1877 Saml Downer Esq. Boston Mass.   Dear Sir, Your kind invitation "to attend a reunion of the Free Soilers of 1848 at Melville Gardens on Thurs-day…

Letter from John B. Alley to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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Checkd                                                 Lynn July 25, 1877 My …[illegible]… Downer – Your kind invitation to join in a reunion of the “Free Soilers,” of “48” at Melville…

Letter from Julia R. Anagnos to Samuel Downer requesting an invitation for John S. Dwight

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Institution for Blind.                 August 3rd Dear Mr Downer, I know that I take a great liberty in writing to say to you that it would give me very great pleasure if you thought proper to extend an invitation for your hospitable…

Letter from Michael Anagnos to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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PERKINS INSTITUTION AND MASSACHUSETTS ASYLUM FOR THE BLIND.                                    Boston, August 3rd 1877.   My dear Mr. Downer: Nothing would give me greater pleasure than to accept your kind invitation…

Letter from William Ashby to Albert G. Browne declining Samuel Downer's invitation to the reunion

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Newburyport Augst 1 1877 A G Browne Esqr Respected Friend, my hearty thanks are due you for the kind invitation of S Downer Esqr to attend the meeting of the free soilers of 1848 at the Melville gardens on the 9th of the present month. I[t] would be…

Letter from Ellen H. Bailey to "Friends" regarding the book Dangerous Ages

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12 Marshal Street                                 Brookline                                                 Xmas 1921  Dear Friends, It is something of a venture for me to…