Letter from Thomas Drew to Samuel Downer regarding names and addresses for additional invitations

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Title

Letter from Thomas Drew to Samuel Downer regarding names and addresses for additional invitations

Description

In this letter, at the request of Francis William Bird, Thomas Drew offers Samuel Downer three more names of Free Soilers to invite to the Reunion of the Free Soil Party: Nathan Allen, George E. Allen, and Joseph Allen. The letter is written on "The Herald" letterhead and near the top of the page the word "No" is underlined.

Subject

Downer, Samuel, 1807-1881
Allen, Nathaniel Topliff, 1823-1903
Allen, George Ellis, 1817-1888
Allen, Joseph Addison, 1819-1904
Reunions
Abolitionists
Abolition mchooovement
Political parties
Political conventions
Invitations
Schools
School superintendents
School principals
Municipal officials
Municpal government

Creator

Drew, Thomas, 1819-1888

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

1877 August 6

Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

3.29 MB

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

bpc-0135
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Spatial Coverage

Boston (Mass.)
West Newton (Mass.)
Buffalo (N.Y.

Temporal Coverage

1848
1877 August 9

Rights Holder

Hingham Public Library

Text

R. M. PULSIFER & CO.                                          R. M. Pulsifer,

Proprietors                                                 E. B. Haskell,

                               C. H. Andrews.

The Herald,                        

BOSTON, …. Aug 6…. 1877

No 

Samuel Downer Esqr [sic]

Dear Sir

At the request of our mutual friend Hon F. W. Bird I write to inform you that Nath Allen Esqr [sic] principal of the Classical School at West Newton and his brother Geo. E. Allen Pres. of the City Council were both "out in the 48."  They are original "Free Soilers" and their P.O. address is West Newton

                        Yours Very Truly

                        Thomas Drew

P.S.  Mr Joseph Allen of West Newton was also a Free Soiler in 1848 and went to the Buffalo Convention. He is an influential citizen and has been Supt of Westboro Reform School

Physical Dimensions

8” x 5”

Citation

Drew, Thomas, 1819-1888, “Letter from Thomas Drew to Samuel Downer regarding names and addresses for additional invitations,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed May 28, 2022, https://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/138.