Talcott family papers  1823-1951 (bulk 1823-1908)
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Volume   1  
Sidney Brooks letterbook,  1863 November 07-1867 January 25 [series]:    [Note: Items are listed by recipient, date, subjects.]
Page   2  
To: Salmon P. Chase,  1863 November 07
Sculptor Hiram Powers (1805-1873)
Page   3-4  
To: Salmon P. Chase,  1863 November 24
Government debts to Powers for statues of Franklin & Jefferson
Page   5  
To: Salmon P. Chase,  1863 December 03
Government debts to Hiram Powers
Page   6  
To: Salmon P. Chase,  1863 December 19
Government debts to Hiram Powers
Page   7-9  
To: Salmon P. Chase,  1864 March 21
Description of Powers' statue "America," new en route to the U.S. Suitability for purchase by the government
Page   10  
To: Salmon P. Chase,  1864 May 05
Potential purchase of "America"
Page   11  
To: Geo. B. McClellan,  1864 May 19
Inviting McClellans to visit; mentions McClellan's photograph
Page   12-13  
To: Edward Blake,  1864 October 14
Commander Henry A. Wise (d. 1869) refused Navy appointment for Blake's son. Opposition to Lincoln's election and his politics
Page   14-15  
To: Edward Blake,  1864 October 25
Bitter comments about Wise; disgust at both political parties. Vote for Democrats in 1864 is a vote for the Constitution
Page   16-18  
To: George Lunt,  1864 November 27
Boston Courier business (Lunt is editor; Brooks a financier). Reasons for Lincoln's victory. Encl. verse on the "Nigger"
Page   19  
To: George Lunt,  1864 December 08
Assigning financial interests in newspaper to Lunt
Page   20  
To: Dehon, Clark & Bridges,  1864 December 08
Personal bank loans ($20,000)
Page   21  
To: George Lunt,  1864 December 16
Financial arrangements with Courier
Page   22-23  
To: Mrs. Stanton Parker,  1865 January 07
Personal banking (loan) business
Page   24-27  
To: Mrs. Sarah P. Ludlam,  1865 March 20
Mr. Ludlum's steamship line can't get govt. business because he's a secessionist. His taking this stand meant financial ruin. Brooks blames South for War
Page   28  
To: Hottenguer & Co.,  1865 October 06
Business
Page   29  
To: William Dehon,  1865 October 25
Business
Page   30-31  
To: William W. Rose,  1865 October 26
Recommending Longworth Powers, son of Hiram, for position
Page   32  
To: Edward Blake,  1865 October 27
Personal business
Page   33  
To: Francis Bacon,  1865 October 28
Personal business
Page   34  
To: William Dehon,  1865 October 30
Sale of an oil painting
Page   35  
To: Baring, Brothers & Co.,  1865 October 31
Personal business
Page   36-37  
To: Mssrs. Dehon,  1865 November 01
Trust from estate of Theod. Dehon
Page   38-39  
To: William C. Cozzens,  1866 January 17
Purchase of neighbor's land, Newport, Rhode Island
Page   40-41  
To: William C. Cozzens,  1866 January 20
Purchase of neighbor's land
Page   42-43  
To: William C. Cozzens,  1866 January 29
Purchase of neighbor's land
Page   44-45  
To: William C. Cozzens,  1866 April 30
Purchase of neighbor's land
Page   46-47  
To: Paran Stevens,  1866 April 30
Irritation at neighbor for adding a window to his house overlooking Brooks'
Page   48-49  
To: William C. Cozzens,  1866 May 08
Purchase of neighbor's land
Page   50  
To: C. W. Colburn,  1866 May 19
Income tax
Page   51  
To: John H. Wheaton,  1866 June 19
Fire insurance on wooden house
Page   52  
To: E.H. Ludlow & Co.,  1866 July 30
Renting house in New York, $7,000/year
Page   53  
To: John Irving,  1866 July 30
Rent of house in New York, $7,000/yr
Page   54  
To: D. Kingsland,  1866 September 06
Rebuilding of New York Opera House--undertaken without consent of stockholders?
Page   55  
To: Dehon, Clark & Bridges,  1866 September 17
Personal business
Page   56  
To: Dehon, Clark & Bridges,  1866 September 21
Mention of Hiram Powers' money
Page   57-58  
To: D. Kingsland,  1866 September 13
Construction of Opera House in New York City
Page   59  
To: Dehon, Clark & Bridges,  1866 September 24
Personal business
Page   60-61  
To: Dehon, Clark & Bridges,  1866 October 03
Hiram Powers' money
Page   62-63  
To: Dehon, Clark & Bridges,  1866 October 06
Hiram Powers' money; paternal advice warning of financial ruin ahead
Page   64  
To: John Irving,  1866 October 19
Rent on NYC house
Page   65  
To: Dehon, Clark & Bridges,  1866 November 01
Personal business
Page   66-67  
To: J. S. Watson,  1866 November 13
Personal business
Page   68-70  
To: Thomas M.H. Dehon,  1866 November 22
Will Dehon, Clark & Bridges continue? Finances delicate
Page   71-72  
To: Wm. Paine Sheffield,  1866 November 25
Personal business
Page   73  
To: William C. Cozzens,  1866 December 01
Relandscaping neighbor's land at Newport
Page   74  
To: Samuel A. Parker,  1866 December 03
American flag which Brooks gave mayor of Newport in 1863 was to the city, not mayor personally
Page   75  
To: William C. Cozzens,  1866 December 06
Relandscaping in Newport
Page   76  
To: Wm. Paine Sheffield,  1866 December 08
Personal business
Page   77-78  
To: Thomas B. Frothingham,  1866 December 10
Renting of property
Page   79  
To: Preston Powers,  1867 January 17
Finances of Preston's father, Hiram Powers
Page   80  
To: Baring Brothers and Co.,  1867 January 25
Personal business