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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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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…