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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Papers of George May Powell
|A.F. Williams to George May Powell about photography business
|10 December 1866
|Williams, A. F. (fl. 1864-1866)
|Powell, George May
|Correspondence; Business and financial document
|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.
|Business and Finance Photography US Constitution US Constitutional Amendment Government and Civics Reconstruction African American History Slavery
|Powell, George May (1835-1905)
|Merchants & Commerce; Arts & Literature
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|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.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945