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MS Am 889.6

Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895, recipient. Adam Badeau letters from various correspondents, ca. 1870-1879: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 889.6
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895, recipient.
Title: Adam Badeau letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1870-1879.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to diplomat Adam Badeau from various correspondents received while he was consul general in London.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell; received: 1918.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Adam Badeau Letters from Various Correspondents, ca. 1870-1879 (MS Am 889.6). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Adam Badeau was an American author, military General during the American Civil War, and diplomat.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Letters include many dinner invitations and thank-you notes for engagements, notably invitations to the Travelers Club for a month at a time, and letters telling Badeau that he is being considered as a permanent member of the club. Many correspondents comment on Badeau's book concerningUlysses S. Grant. Letters also discuss Badeau's life in London.

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