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MS Am 1.65

Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897, recipient. Edward Lillie Pierce letters from various correspondents, 1854-1897: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1.65
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897, recipient.
Title: Edward Lillie Pierce letters from various correspondents
Date(s): 1854-1897
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to Massachusetts lawyer Edward Lillie Pierce from Charles Francis Adams, Samuel Portland Chase, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Carl Schurz, and many other correspondents.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of the family of Edward Lillie Pierce; received: 1918.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edward Lillie Pierce Letters from Various Correspondents, 1854-1897 (MS Am 1.65). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Pierce, a lawyer, held many civil offices in Massachusetts, was active in Republican politics, and was the official biographer and executor of Charles Sumner.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Includes letters to Pierce from Charles Francis Adams, Salmon Portland Chase, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Carl Schurz, among many others. Items with an asterisk also include a typed transcription.

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