Semantha Atkeson papers  [1856]-1861
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Contents List

   Container / Location    Title
Box   27, Small Collections  
Samuel May, Jr., collection [series]:
 
Correspondence [subseries]:
Folder   16  
  1857 May 30 . Samuel May, Jr., ALS to Ginery Twichell. (1 page)
Inquiry about availability of transportation to "Framingham Grove" for Independence Day celebrations.
Folder   16  
  1857 June 15 . Samuel May, Jr., ALS to Ginery Twichell; Leicester, [Massachusetts]. (2 pages)
Arrangements for Independence Day celebrations at Framingham Grove. Desire to publish details about train schedules and fares in The Liberator and in handbills. Address of William Lloyd Garrison.
Folder   16  
  1858 April 2 . Dr. Samuel May ALS to Mrs. B. Nye; Boston, Massachusetts. (2 pages)
Opinion on "Peruvian syrup" for treating medical complaints. Hesitation about prescribing syrup for coughs or other lung complaints, despite some successful treatments. Some object to the syrup because of tooth discoloration.
Folder   16  
  1858 June 3 . Samuel May, Jr., ALS to Ginery Twichell; Leicester, [Massachusetts]. (2 pages)
Acknowledgment of Twichell's offer about Independence Day celebrations. Inquiry about "Framingham Grove" proprietors' intention to charge entrance fees to non-railroad entrants. Intention to move celebrations to July 5, as July 4 falls on a Sunday. Previous difficulties in securing railroad transportation from Milford, Massachusetts, to "Framingham Grove."
Folder   16  
  1858 June 11 . Samuel May, Jr., ALS to Ginery Twichell; Leicester, Massachusetts. (1 page)
Originally enclosed statement of transportation agreements for Independence Day celebrations at "Framingham Grove." Statement published in The Liberator. Offer to fix announcements in case of errors or omissions.
Folder   16  
  1858 June 29 . Samuel May, Jr., ALS to Ginery Twichell; Leicester, Massachusetts. (1 page)
Written on first leaf of George W. Stacy ALS to [Samuel May, Jr.] (Milford, Massachusetts, June 28, 1858), regarding distribution of notices about transportation to "Framingham Grove" for Independence Day celebrations. Previous difficulties with transportation from Milford, Massachusetts, such as insufficient numbers of tickets.
 
Printed Materials [subseries]:
Folder   17  
  1858 June 11 . The Liberator; Boston, Massachusetts. (1 page)
Information about special trains and fares for transportation to "Framingham Grove" for Independence Day celebrations.
Folder   17  
  1880 . May family PrD to Mr. and Mrs. Richards; Boston, Massachusetts. (1 page)
Printed invitation to celebration of Samuel May 's 70th birthday, to take place on April 11, 1880.
Folder   17  
  1899 . John White Chadwick, Samuel May of Leicester. (14 pages)
Reprinted biography of Samuel May (formerly known as Samuel May, Jr.), originally published in New England Magazine (April 1899): 201-214.