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

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Title

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

Description

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.

Subject

Downer, Samuel, 1807-1881
Reunions
Abolitionists
Abolition movement
Political parties
Invitations
Amusement parks
Happiness

Creator

Alley, John B. (John Bassett), 1817-1896

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

1877 July 25

Rights

No known copyright restrictions

Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

5.62 MB

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

bpc-0021
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Spatial Coverage

Lynn (Mass.)
Hingham (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1848
1877 August 9

Rights Holder

Hingham Public Library

Text

Checkd

                                                Lynn July 25, 1877

My …[illegible]… Downer –

Your kind invitation to join in a reunion of the “Free Soilers,” of “48” at Melville Gardens – it gives me great pleasure to accept.

With kind regards I remain

                                 Yours truly

                                John B. Alley

John B Alley

Lynn

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

Alley, John B. (John Bassett), 1817-1896, “Letter from John B. Alley to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed September 19, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/24.