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1857 Feb. 27

Webb, Otis, 1813-1899

Letter from Otis Webb to Joseph Lyman

New Bedford (Mass.) - Wishes to be informed of progress of ferry, and that the Missouri river is open. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1857 Feb. 12

Webb, Otis, 1813-1899

Letter from Otis Webb to Joseph Lyman

New Bedford (Mass.) - Webb discusses shares purchased by Baker, Robinson, and himself as well as the steam boat and ferry business. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1856 Nov. 4

Elroh, J. D.

Letter from J.D. Elroh to unidentified correspondent

New Bedford (Mass.) - He was been talking with several people and does not want to loose an opportunity on an investment. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1922 Nov. 13

Hough, George A. (George Anthony), 1868-1955

Letter from George A. Hough to W. E. B. Du Bois

New Bedford (Mass.) - Requesting the advice of Du Bois regarding the use of the word "Jewess" and "Negress." The letter mentions a disagreement with another columnists at the Standard over whether African American women might find the term "Negress" offensive. (For Du Bois's response see mums312-b167-i044).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1996 Apr. 15

Clark, Gloria Xifaras, 1942-

Letter from Gloria Xifaras Clark to Bill Strickland

New Bedford (Mass.) - In this fax, Gloria writes about setting up a meeting and the prospectus.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1856 Nov. 3

Baker, Edward L. (Edward Livingston), 1814-1878

Letter from Edward L. Baker to Joseph Lyman

New Bedford (Mass.) - W. W. Crapo, H. H. Crapo, and Governor Robinson are able to come and attend to Lyman's business. Twenty years ago Baker and others invested money in western lands and they have not been able to make a profit off of the lands. Provides Lyman with a list of names. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1883 July 21

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary Burghardt Du Bois

New Bedford (Mass.) - Du Bois writes to his mother the account of his first trip from Great Barrington to New Bedford to stay with his grandparents. Du Bois writes about the train ride, seeing the Connecticut River, stopping in Providence and describes the pleasure in meeting his grandparents.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1964

Xifaras, John Michael

Letter from John Michael Xifaras to Gloria Xifaras Clark

New Bedford (Mass.) - John is looking forward to seeing Gloria, he asks her to pick out a show in New York for them to see together. Attached is a newspaper clipping of a case that John is handling.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1856 Oct. 31

Baker, Edward L. (Edward Livingston), 1814-1878

Letter from Edward L. Baker to Joseph Lyman

New Bedford (Mass.) - Has been informed that W. W. Crapo and his father Henry H. Crapo will be unable to attend the sale. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1964 Dec. 6

Maravell

Letter from Mrs. Maravell to Gloria Xifaras Clark

New Bedford (Mass.) - Mrs. Maravell asks why Gloria hasn't written to them lately. She is counting the days until she sees her again; asks about her travel plans for Christmas. She mentions the church. Includes a note from Jack.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers