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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.086
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title A.L. Rawson to George May Powell about copyright for Bible Handbook engravings
Date 11 December 1875
Author Rawson, A. L. (fl. 1875-1882)  
Recipient Powell, George May  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description re: He asks GMP about the agreement with the Oriental Topographical Corps concerning the copyright of engravings for the Bible Handbook and author's royalties. The back of the letter contains notes for a reply. On the back is an 1875/12/11 response, New York City, George May Powell to A.L. Rawson, 1 p. re: He secures copyright of the engravings and royalties to Mrs. Rawson.
Subjects Geography and Natural History  Business and Finance  Middle East  Religion  Travel  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Religion; 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