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Letter to H.P. Chandler Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 199
Level of Description


  • 1870 June 24 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter. Started in Philadelphia but finished in Pittsburgh on 30 June. Relays Convention Meeting news and leadership updates. Remarks on rumors of Joe Reed's broken engagement with Miss Kimber, and that he doubts Florence (?) was involved in break-up. Mentions upcoming trip to Boston with his two boys and his daughter, and requests Chandler look into accommodations for them--concern for their well-being. Refers to a proposed affidavit that is to be written and submitted to the Secretary and President of the Convention. People, places, and publications mentioned: Convention, Brother Tilly, Hitchcock, Hinkley, Ager, [i]The Messenger[/i], Hibbard, Barrett, the president (Worcester) and vice president J. Y. (Scammon), Joe / Joseph Reed, Miss Kimber, Florence (not baby Florence), the "Hub", Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Boston, Tafel, secretary of Convention, Chandler's wife and babies, B. F. Glenn Esq., 1700 Green St. Phila.