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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.073
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title A.F. Williams to George May Powell about photography business
Date 10 December 1866
Author Williams, A. F. (fl. 1864-1866)  
Recipient Powell, George May  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description re: He writes about the deal they made the last time GMP was in the city, that GMP would assume all liabilities and would pay half of all profits from the sale of pictures. A strict account should be kept of all sales.
Subjects Business and Finance  Photography  US Constitution  US Constitutional Amendment  Government and Civics  Reconstruction  African American History  Slavery  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Place written Farmington
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