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Dana, Richard Henry, Jr., 1815-1882

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1815-08-01 - 1882-01-06

Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1815-188), American author, lawyer, and politician

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Bowles papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 94
Overview: The papers include correspondence, legal documents, petitions, pamphlets, and printed material of Samuel Bowles, journalist and political activist. As editor of the influential Springfield Republican, Bowles was a prominent national voice on many public issues during the mid-nineteenth century and included in the papers is correspondence from a number of national political and business figures.
Dates: 1852-1893

Evarts family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 200
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial material, congressional papers, family memorabilia, and other papers of various members of the Evarts family of Vermont, Boston, and New York. The principal figures, however, are Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831), author, editor, lawyer, and philanthropist, and his son, William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901), lawyer and statesman. The papers of Jeremiah Evarts relate to his work and writings on Congregational orthodoxy, his travels for...
Dates: 1753-1960, bulk 1798-1901

Letter : 30 Court Street, to George L. Blanchard, 1853 Jan 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-23
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS acknowledging receipt of a check in payment for a lecture.
Dates: 1853 Jan 15

Letter : 361 Beacon St., Boston, to the Editor of Scribner's Magazine, 1877 Dec 14

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS querying the editor about publishing an article by his daughter concerning the school she attended with Maria de las Mercedes of Bourbon, who is to marry the King of Spain in January 1878.
Dates: 1877 Dec 14

Letter : Boston, 361 Beacon St., to Katherine Sedgwick Washburn, 1875 Jul 12

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-25
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS complimenting Washburn on the reception of her recent recitations and readings.
Dates: 1875 Jul 12

Letter : Boston, to an unidentified recipient, 1862 Jan 9

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-26
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to an unidentified editor enclosing a submission (no longer present).
Dates: 1862 Jan 9

Letter : Boston, to Edith D. Buckingham, [1876?] Mar 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 458, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS in response to a request for an autograph. Accompanies letter from Richard Henry Dana, Sr., to same recipient.
Dates: [1876?] Mar 20

Letter : Boston, to George McLaughlin, 1863 Dec 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS wishing the success of the Great Western Sanitary Fair in Cincinnati, to be held at the same time as a Sanitary Fair in Boston.
Dates: 1863 Dec 10

Letter : Boston, to James W. Stone, 1855 Oct 2

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-35
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining a lecture invitation.
Dates: 1855 Oct 2

Letter : Boston, to Mr. R. R. Clark, 1852 Dec 8

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-24
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining an invitation to lecture in Clark's village that winter.
Dates: 1852 Dec 8

Letter : Boston, to Mrs. Lucia Gray Alexander, 1872 Jun 16

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-20
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking her for a piece of artwork, expressing a wish for her to meet Mrs. Dana, who is abroad for the year with their daughters.
Dates: 1872 Jun 16

Letter : Boston, to "My dear friend", 1876 Feb 18

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS praising the talents of Katharine Sedgwick Washburn, a Boston elocutionist and a relative of Dana's.
Dates: 1876 Feb 18

Letter : Boston, to [Robert Delano?], 1877 [Nov?] 22

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-13
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS informing the recipient that he will not part with the few autographs of Washington Allston and Dickens that he has.
Dates: 1877 [Nov?] 22

Letter : Boston, to Ruth Charlotte Dana, 1870 Oct 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, to his daughter, summarizing a conversation with her neighbor J. H. Thayer, concerning property rights.
Dates: 1870 Oct 20

Letter : Boston, to Thomas P. James, 1875 Dec 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-37
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking James for his communication about the "mural tablet of Dr. [Dunn?]".
Dates: 1875 Dec 30

Letter : Boston, to William M. Evarts, 1862 Feb 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-16
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding an unnamed post for which Dana has apparently been proposed.
Dates: 1862 Feb 4

Letter : Florence, Italy, to Miss Hosmer, 1880 Nov 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS replying to a request to sit for a portrait by the recipient's neice, probably the sculptor Harriet Goodhue Hosmer.
Dates: 1880 Nov 20

Letter : Lakeville, Conn., to Professor F. J. Child, 186[4?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 458, F-14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS apologizing for not giving notice that he could not speak to a group of students, having misunderstood the importance of his role in the event.
Dates: 186[4?]

Letter : Office of the United States Attorney, Boston, to unknown, [ca. 1861-65]

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-12
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, probably a draft, requesting the recipient to take a deposition of Captain Samuel B. Gregory regarding the capture of the Schooner Defiance.
Dates: [ca. 1861-65]

Letter : to an unidentified recipient, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 19, Folder: GROUP 419, F-34
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear Sir" apologizing for an oversight.
Dates: n.d.