Historians -- United States -- Correspondence
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten and signed letter, dated 18 March 1903, and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth. Barnes responds to Aylesworth's request for biographical information. Barnes writes about his life and publications. Also included is the envelope in which the item was sent.
Typewritten and signed letter, dated 20 Dec. 1901, and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth. Barrows writes that he will send "a brief biographical sketch."
Handwritten and signed letter, addressed to George L. Beam, and dated 17 Sept. 1923. Also included is the envelope in which the missive was sent, a handwritten poem titled "Recompense," and a magazine clipping of the item in print dated February 1914. In the letter Benjamin informs Beam that he has paid most of his bill, but more funds are due.
Handwritten letter, dated October 8, 1833, and addressed to "Richard." The item was signed "Eleazar Wright" by which McNemar was apparently signing letters at this time. The name Eleazar was given to him by Lucy Wright and the name Wright was taken as a tribute to her. McNemar writes to his son as a "spiritual" rather than as a natural father and discusses religious matters.
Collection includes holograph and typed letters received by Sabin. Many of these materials relate to Sabin's research on Kit Carson, and include answers to Sabin's inquiries regarding the personality, appearance, and activities of Carson. The information was of use to Sabin in his book "Kit Carson Days (1809-1868)" published in 1914 and in its revised edition of 1935. Also included are letters that relate to Sabin's efforts to get photographs of the American West.