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Letter to H.P. Chandler Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 176
Level of Description


  • 1868 December 18 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter. Written in Pittsburgh. Pens a lengthy piece of whimsy over Chandler's continued book-"lifting" activities. Coordinates the reproduction of Swedenborg's M.S.S, suggests J.Y. (Scammon) could pay for the whole thing. Comments on an upcoming trip to the Midwest in regards to his continued pursuit of subscriptions. More joking. Mentions "Tafel's plunder". Requests assistance with the recovery of a lost book,"Transition". People and places mentioned: Frankenstein, Trustees of the R. (Rotch) Fund, J.Y. (Scammon), Philadelphia, Mr. I. (J?), Chicago, Cincinnati, Chandler's father, Tafel, Mr. Wellman, Chandler's wife (Grace), Ager, Brooklyn, S. Smith.