Letter from Richard P. Waters to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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Title

Letter from Richard P. Waters to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

Description

In this letter Richard P. Waters is acknowledging receipt of Samuel Downer's invitation to attend the Reunion of the Free Soil Party and happily accepts it. He also expresses his enthusiasm for meeting with his old comrades from the Free Soil Party again. The back of the letter has Waters' name and town of residence.

Subject

Downer, Samuel, 1807-1881
Reunions
Abolitionists
Abolition movement
Political parties
Invitations
Gratitude
Happiness
Nostalgia
Friendship

Creator

Waters, Richard P. (Richard Palmer), 1807-1887

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

1877 July 30

Rights

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Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

7.11 MB
5.02 MB

Language

English

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

bpc-0048a
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Spatial Coverage

North Beverly (Beverly, Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1848
1877 August 9

Rights Holder

Hingham Public Library

Text

Cherry Hill North Beverly

                                July 30 / 77 

Samuel Downer, Esq,

Dear Sir:

I have the pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of the 26th inst.[sic] and beg to say - Providence permitting - it will afford me great satisfaction to meet with the old tried and true friends of Freedom - the survivors of the Free Soilers of 1848 - at <insertion: the> proposed reunion on the 9th of August.

             With my thanks for your kind remembrance - I am,

                                Very respectfully yours,

                                Richard P Waters

Physical Dimensions

9 ¾” x15 ½” folded

Citation

Waters, Richard P. (Richard Palmer), 1807-1887, “Letter from Richard P. Waters to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed August 17, 2022, https://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/52.