Letter from Edward. L. Pierce to Samuel Downer regarding a meeting with Downer and Francis W. Bird

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Title

Letter from Edward. L. Pierce to Samuel Downer regarding a meeting with Downer and Francis W. Bird

Description

In this is two-page letter Edward L. Pierce writes that he would like to meet with Samuel Downer and Francis W. Bird in Downer's office between 9am and 10am. He offers to come by the same day the letter is written if Bird visits Downer's office. He also suggests that Downer invites Joshua R. Giddings to the Reunion of the Free Soilers.

Subject

Downer, Samuel, 1807-1881
Bird, Francis William, 1809-1894
Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864
Meetings
Reunions
Abolitionists
Abolition movement
Political parties

Creator

Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

1877 August 10

Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

3.28 MB
2.90 MB

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

bpc-0003a
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Spatial Coverage

Jefferson (Ashtabula County, Ohio)

Rights Holder

Hingham Public Library

Text

Saturday
10 Aug
82 Devonshire

Dear Mr Downer,

On Wednesday morning at eleven I begin a long argument at State House on Bridgewater …[illegible]….
I will meet you at ten at your office and will invite Bird. I would even prefer nine but let it stand as ten unless other-wise arranged.

Yours truly,
Edward L. Pierce

If Bird should happen in today, and you would send for me, I would go at one to your office

Why not write to son of Joshua R. Giddings and ask for …[illegible]…
his address is J.A. Giddings, Jefferson Astabula County, Ohio

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897, “Letter from Edward. L. Pierce to Samuel Downer regarding a meeting with Downer and Francis W. Bird,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed November 23, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/6.