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Greely, Adolphus W. (1844-1935) Collection of 23 letters pertaining to the Red Cross [Decimalized .01- .27]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04033 Author/Creator: Greely, Adolphus W. (1844-1935) Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1903 Pagination: 23 letters

Summary of Content: Greely was a Polar Explorer.

Full Transcript: Springfield Dec. 31.
Mrs Fanny Barrow
Dear Madam.
the box of books which you were kind enough to send to our little boys, was received a few days since, their hearts ...were very greatful in being so remembered. They reached here, the day after Willie's birthday, when his other little keepsakes had ceased to interest him. Any birthday presents, he had received, were so far inferior, to the stories you presented them with that they were doubly acceptable.
Trusting that the gloomy cloud, which hangs over our beloved country, may soon be dispelled, and that peace and harmony, may be restored, I remain yours repectfully
Mary Lincoln

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People: Greely, Adolphus W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraPolar ExplorationCharity and Philanthropy

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