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

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In this two-page letter William Ashby thanks Albert G. Browne for his invitation to the reunion of the Free Soil Party, saying that it would give him great pleasure to meet and reminisce about the events of 1848. However, at the age of ninety he is…

Daily Independent Journal Article, "Hub City Anthropologist Helping the Disfigured"

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This item is an article from 1974 discussing the career of sociologist Frances Cooke Macgregor. It focuses on her pioneering work to uncover the difficulties faced by individuals with facial disfigurements and deformities. It covers the books and…

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

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In this short letter Ellen H. Bailey writes that it is somewhat adventurous for her to give a book that she has not read for a gift, but she (and hopefully the reader) enjoyed the book Potterism and hopes that the recipient will also…

Letter from Stephen Baker to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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In this brief letter Stephen Baker gratefully acknowledges receipt of Samuel Downer's invitation to attend the Reunion of the Free Soil Party, and he enthusiastically accepts it. The envelope for this letter is included.

Letter from John N. Barbour to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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In this letter John N. Barbour thanks Samuel Downer for the invitation to attend the reunion of the Free Soil Party. He then states that he has misplaced the physical invitation, but would still really like to attend. He says that he greatly…

Letter from John N. Barbour to Samuel Downer regarding his speech for the reunion

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In this brief letter John N. Barbour says that Samuel Downer already has the remarks Barbour would have made at the reunion if time had allowed. He then gives Downer permission to edit them if he thinks they are "discourteous" to the movement, but…

Letter from Charles B. Barnes to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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In this brief note, written on Barnes, Ward & Co. letterhead, Charles B. Barnes happily accepts his invitation to attend the Reunion of the Free Soil Party.

Letter from Charles C. Barry to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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This letter is written on The National City Bank of Boston letterhead and is faintly lined. In the letter Charles C. Barry acknowledges receipt of his invitation to the reunion of the Free Soil Party and accepts it. He also thanks Samuel Downer for…

Letter from Jonathon Battles to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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In this short note Jonathan Battles acknowledges receipt of his invitation to the Reunion of the Free Soil Party, and happily accepts it.

Letter from Winslow Battles to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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In this letter Winslow Battles acknowledges receipt of his invitation to the Reunion of the Free Soil Party. He then enthusiastically accepts it, stating that it will bring him great pleasure to attend it.