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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.057
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title A. Cummings to George May Powell about selling photographs
Date 9 October 1865
Author Cummings, A. (fl. 1865)  
Recipient Powell, George May  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description re: He reports his canvass from attempts to sell the photograph with only one order. Circulars have been distributed, and he hopes for more orders.
Subjects Photography  Business and Finance  Reconstruction  US Constitution  US Constitutional Amendment  Congress  Government and Civics  Slavery  African American History  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Place written Yonkers, Westchester, New York
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Arts & Literature
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Powell was a Lincoln supporter and served as a statistician in the Treasury Department during the Civil War. Active in religious work as a young man, he was the secretary and manager of the Evangelistic Press Association and led a topographical corps through Egypt and North Africa to create Sunday School maps of Palestine and the Holy Land. Powell participated in the American Forestry Commission, the Grange and Patrons of Husbandry, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, and the National Geographic Society. He was active in Sabbath reform work.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945