MsC 56

  Manuscript Register


Collection Dates: 1856 -- 1892
17 item

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Posted to Internet: September 2003

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Item Inventory

Box 1

Beecher, Charles Emerson, 1856 -- 1904. ALS to James Wysax, Pennsylvania, 27 October 1892. Concerning his belief in the soul's pre-existence. 1p. 20.3cm

Beecher, Edward W., 1803 -- 1878. ANS to Mr. H.S. Weld. 13 June 1878.
Instructing an usher to seat friends in his pew. 1p. 13cm

Beecher, Edward W., 1803 -- 1895. ALS to J.C. Derby. Jacksonville, Florida, 21 March 1885. Concerning Henry W. Beecher's lecture itinerary, Edward Beecher's health, and his desire to have a book of his re-published. 2p. 20.5cm

Beecher, Edward, 1803 -- 1895. ALS to an unknown recipient.
Brooklyn, New York, 12 August 1891. Concerning the golden wedding anniversary of his sister, Isabella. 3p. 20.3cm

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813 -- 1887. ALS to an unknown recipient.
Brooklyn, New York, 26 December 1856. Recommending a person for a position. 2p. 20.3cm

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813 -- 1887. ALS to Gov. Alexander Hawley
Brooklyn, New York, 6 November 1859. Recommending a person for a government office. 2p. 18cm

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813 -- 1887. ALS to an unknown recipient.
1 November 1861. Recommending a Miss Ellen Raynor for a position. 1p. 20.2cm

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813 -- 1887. ANS to Mrs. [Patton]. Brooklyn, New York. 31 January 1862. Consenting to send a photograph to Mrs. Patton. 1p. 14.5cm

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813 -- 1887. ALS to Mr. Woodruff. Brooklyn, New York, 27 March 1862. Concerning the employment of Miss Ellen Raynor.
3p. 20.8cm

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813 -- 1887. ALS to Mr. Hart. 3 November 1870. Concerning a lecture engagement. 1p. 21.8cm

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813 -- 1887. ALS to Mayor Hunter. Brooklyn, New York, 28 April 1875. Recommending an applicant for a position. 3p. 17.6cm

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813 -- 1887. ALS to the Commissioner of Pensions. Brooklyn, New York, 6 February 1885. A request that a delayed soldier's pension be attended to. Also signed by five others. Soldier's request is attached. 2p. 20.5cm

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813 -- 1887. ALS to Mr. Turner
1886. Asking the recipient to attend to a horse he's sending, and to remove a portion of his house. 2p. 20.7cm

Beecher, Thomas Kinnicut, 1824 -- 1900.

Beecher, W.C. ALS to "My dear doctor." Brooklyn, New York, 20 December 1885. Sending his father's autograph and his own. 2p. 20.3cm

Kent, W.H. ALS to Henry Ward Beecher. New York, 25 October 1884.
Asking for authority for a statement Beecher made. Includes Beecher's reply. 2p. 22cm

Woodruff, W.W. ANS to Philips. Philadelphia, 10 May 1888. Concerning the giving of the Beecher letters to the recipient and to James Green. 2p. 12cm

Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800 -- 1878. ALS to Mr. and Mrs. William B. Spooner. Hartford, Connecticut, 20 June 1858. Concerning a proposed visit to the Spooners. 2p 20.6cm



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