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Cover of the 1890 Players' National League Baseball Guide

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This item is the cover of the 1890 Players' National League Baseball Guide. There is an image of the League's Logo in the top, left-hand corner. It depicts a red eagle behind a United States flag in the shape of a shield. Surrounding them both are…

Hingham Journal Article, "Mrs. Roosevelt Visits Hingham As Guest of Mrs. Gordon Macgregor"

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This article from the Hingham Journal details a visit from First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to Frances Cooke Macgregor. The article states that Roosevelt and Macgregor are collaborating on a book entitled "This is America." Macgregor is taking…

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

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In this letter Charles Francis Adams enthusiastically accepts the invitation to attend the Reunion of the Free Soil Party. He discusses the fact that he has gotten older and feels most comfortable at home, but that he cannot miss the opportunity of…

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

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In this letter Charles Francis Adams responds to a request from Samuel Downer to speak at the Free Soil Party Reunion. Adams expresses reluctance to speak publicly since he is older and his nerves are shaken easily. He says that one of his biggest…

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

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In this letter from Charles Francis Adams to Samuel Downer, Adams expresses his anxiety on being asked to speak at the reunion, fearing that he has so much to say that he will speak for too long and bore the audience. He hopes that Downer is only…

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

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In this letter Charles Francis Adams discusses and unknown person who has talked about his speech at the reunion of the Free Soil Party. He states that based upon this person's remarks, he must not know very much about the party. However, the man…

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

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In this letter Joseph W. Alden laments the fact that so many of the Free Soilers have passed away. He reminisces about the days in which the Free Soil Party existed and expresses his desire to see the other members who are still alive. He…

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

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In this short note John B. Alley enthusiastically accepts the invitation to attend the Reunion of the Free Soil Party. Samuel Downer has written the word "Checkd" in the upper left corner Alley's name on the back of the letter.

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

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In this two-page letter Julia R. Anagnos requests that Samuel Downer send an invitation to the reunion of the Free Soil Party to John S. Dwight, the editor of the Musical Journal. She states that we was one of the earliest Free Soilers and that she…

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

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In this letter, written on Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind letterhead, Michael Anagnos enthusiastically accepts his invitation to the reunion of the Free Soil Party. He states that his admiration for Dr. John G. Palfrey…