Letter from John J. May to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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Title

Letter from John J. May to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

Description

In this letter, written on his personal letterhead, John J. May accepts the invitation to attend the Reunion of the Free Soil Party in Hingham. Samuel Downer has written the word "Checkd" in the upper left corner and May's name on the back of the letter.

Subject

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

Creator

May, John Joseph, 1813-1903

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

1877 July 23

Rights

No known copyright restrictions

Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

6.12 MB

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

bpc-0011
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Spatial Coverage

Boston (Mass.)
Hingham (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1848
1877

Rights Holder

Hingham Public Library

Text

Letters for JOHN JOSEPH MAY should be addressed ‘ care of MAY & CO.,

Box 5213                                              (or P. O. Box, 5221) BOSTON.’

Checkd

My very dear Sir,

It will give me very great pleasure to avail of your kind invitation to renew memories of old “Freesoil” days at Melville Gardens on the day specified.

With cordial regards and best wishes.

                                Faithfully yours,

                                John J May

22, Ohio St.,

July 23

Samuel Downer, Esquire.

John J May

Boston

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Citation

May, John Joseph, 1813-1903, “Letter from John J. May to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed June 26, 2022, https://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/14.